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Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Program (PSNP) : soil carbon and fertility impact assessment
(Cornell University, 2016)
Cropping system diversification, conservation tillage and modern seed adoption in Ethiopia: Impacts on household income, agrochemical use and demand for labor
The type and combination of sustainable agricultural practices (SAPs) adopted have a significant effect on agricultural productivity and food security. This study develops a multinomial endogenous switching regression model ...
A diagnostic study of crop-livestock interactions : in the Rift Valley and the western mid-highland areas of Ethiopia
This report analyzes crop-livestock interactions in maize-based, mixed farming systems in the Rift Valley and the western, mid-highland areas of Ethiopia. These areas are known for their maize-based crop-livestock ...
Adoption and continued use of improved maize seeds: Case study of Central Ethiopia
The literature on agricultural technology is limited on the issue of the continued use of an agricultural technology after it is adopted. This paper analyzes the factors that explain adoption as well as continued use of ...
The effectiveness of quality protein maize in improving the nutritional status of young children in the Ethiopian highlands
Background. Undernutrition is a persistent problem in Africa, especially in rural areas where the poor largely depend on staples and have limited access to a diverse diet. Quality protein maize (QPM) consists of maize ...
Impact of modern agricultural technologies on smallholder welfare: Evidence from Tanzania and Ethiopia
This paper evaluates the potential impact of adoption of improved legume technologies on rural household welfare measured by consumption expenditure in rural Ethiopia and Tanzania. The study utilizes cross-sectional farm ...
Outlook of future climate in northwestern Ethiopia
Climate change is described as the most universal and irreversible environmental problem facing the planet Earth. While climate change is already manifesting in Ethiopia through changes in temperature and rainfall, its ...
Interdependence of smallholders' net market positions in mixed crop-livestock systems of Ethiopian highlands
Using simultaneous-equation models, this paper examines whether there is interdependence between smallholder?s net market positions in crop and live animal markets under mixed crop-livestock system. Household level data ...