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Recent OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook reports have focused on high and volatile agricultural commodity prices, stressing that prices would come down as markets respond but would remain on a higher plateau underpinned by continuing strong demand...

6 Juin, 2011 - Mutasim Mekki M. Elrasheed, Hamid Hussein M. Faki, and HashimAhmed Elobied
- Horace Phiri and Abdi Khalil Edriss

Malawi has struggled to achieve sustained agricultural growth over the last four decades. As such there is need for in-creased investment and supportive policies if greater success is to be realized. As a prerequisite to identifying the role that...

- Helina Tilahun, Emily Schmidt

The livestock sector is a large contributor to the Ethiopian economy as well as a mainstay in the livelihoods of many Ethiopians. It comprised 11 percent of national GDP and 24 percent of agricultural GDP between the years of 1995/96 and 2005/06...

- Seneshaw Tamru

This study looks at the extent of and changes in spatial integration of cereal markets in Ethiopia over the last ten years. Based on weekly wholesale prices of the Ethiopian Grain Trade Enterprise (EGTE) and covering all major cereals in the...

- Bart Minten, Seneshaw Tamru, Tadesse Kuma, and Yaw Nyarko

We study the structure and performance of the coffee export sector in Ethiopia, Africa’s most important coffee producer, over the period 2003 to 2013. We find an evolving policy environment leading to structural changes in the export sector...

- Liverpool-Tasie and Lenis Saweda

Though input vouchers are being publicized as a mechanism to simultaneously target subsidies and develop demand in private markets, there is limited empirical evidence of their effect on private input demand . Few empirical studies, if any, exist...

6 Juin, 2011 - Amel M. Mubarak
- Mariam A. T. J. Mapila

This study has been conducted in order to generate evidence of the visibility of exit from farm input subsidies in an African context. The study simulates the impact of alternative exit strategies from Malawi’s farm input subsidy program on...

- Bjorn Van Campenhout, Karl Pauw, and Nicholas Minot

In developing countries, all too often policies formulated in response to high food prices are inspired by ideology instead of evidence-based policy research. We look at the immediate effects of these shocks faced by households in Uganda on their...