Resources

Title Description
- Emily Schmidt, Paul Chinowsky, Sherman Robinson, and Ken Strzepek

Ongoing debate over water resource management in the Nile basin and continuing land degradation in agricultural areas of Ethiopia suggest a need for efficient mechanisms to improve agricultural output in the Blue Nile basin in Ethiopia. Numerous...

1 Dec, 2007 - edited by Kym Anderson and William A. Masters

Distortions to Agricultural Incentives in Africa provides an overview of the evolution of distortions to agricultural incentives caused by price and trade policies in the Arab Republic of Egypt plus 20 countries that account for ...

- Hoda El-Enbaby, Rana Hendy and Chahir Zaki

According to the World Trade Organization (WTO) standards, countries are allowed to adapt regulations under the Sanitary and Phyto-Sanitary (SPS) and Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) agreements in order to protect human, animal and plant health...

- Lauren Bresnahan, Ian Coxhead, Jeremy D. Foltz, and Tewodaj Mogues

Manufacturing is intensive in the use of reproducible factors and exhibits greater technological dynamism than primary production. As such, its growth is central to long-run development in low-income countries. African countries are latecomers to...

- Michael Waithaka (ed), Gerald C. Nelson (ed), Timothy S. Thomas(ed), Miriam Kyotalimye (ed)

The second of three books in IFPRI's climate change in Africa series, East African Agriculture and Climate Change: A Comprehensive Analysis examines the food security threats facing 10 of the countries that make up east and central Africa -...

- Derek Headey and Adam Kennedy

In 2011, the Horn of Africa faced the worst drought in 60 years, leading to emergency food insecurity levels in Kenya and Ethiopia and famine in Somalia. At the height of the drought, more than 13 million people across the region required...

- Derek Headey, Alemayehu Seyoum Taffesse, and Liangzhi You

The most recent (2010–2011) drought in the arid and semiarid lowlands (ASAL) of the Horn of Africa has rendered over 13 million people in need of food, and caused a devastating famine in southern Somalia. The drought has also raised...

1 Apr, 2011 - Maros Ivanic, Will Martin, and Hassan Zaman

Global food prices have increased substantially since mid-2010, as have prices in many developing countries. In this study we assess the poverty impact of the price changes between June and December 2010 in twentyeight low and middle income...

- Bart Minten, Seneshaw Tamru, Ermias Engida and Tadesse Kuma

We study the value chain of teff, Ethiopia’s most important staple food crop by area and value. Based on large-scale primary surveys, we find significant changes in the last decade. First, there is increasing adoption of modern inputs (...

- Mateusz Filipski, Dale Manning, J. Edward Taylor, Xinshen Diao, and Angga Pradesha

Despite years of development interventions, agricultural productivity in Africa south of the Sahara still trails far behind all other continents, leaving many rural populations in dire poverty. This suggests that our understanding of the impacts...