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Project | Oct 2009 - Feb 2014
We explore how a new female labor market emerging through the government supported establishment of rose farms in Ethiopia affects income, consumption, ...
Journal Article | Jul 2012
We study rural employment transitions in Ethiopia between farming and both low- and high-return nonfarm employment. We find that initial asset ...
income diversification, nonfarm employment, livelihood, poverty dynamics, income dynamics, Ethiopia
Commissioned Report | Jun 2008
We present the development of poverty rates for different castes and ethnic groups of Nepal, and find a strong relation between social ...
CMI Working Paper | Aug 2009
Livelihood strategies are identified at the household level as a function of assets held, using survey data. Only endowments that are likely ...
Livelihoods, Non-farm employment, Multinomial-logit, Malawi, , Jel-classification: D130, O120, Q120
News | 12 Jun 2014
Poverty is in decline in Nepal. Steady economic growth and labour migration is part of the explanation.
News | 7 Oct 2015
During my fieldwork in Ilam district, Eastern Nepal, I had the chance to visit many different homes, and to experience parts of the everyday life of Nepali families. So far, in every single stay, I was impressed by the children’s motivation for doing homework until late in the evening, and their great ability to speak English. One of them, a 4,5-years old was copying mathematical rules and letters several times, “just for fun, as he is doing it every evening”, as his older brother told me.
News | 29 Jun 2012
Name: Merima Ali Research interests: Micro- and small-scale enterprises, cluster development and informal networks Geographical areas: Ethiopia ...
Journal Article | Mar 2012
We identified livelihood strategies at the household level as a function of assets held using survey data from Malawi. We only included endowments ...
Livelihoods, non-farm employment, multinomial-logit, Malawi
Journal Article | Dec 2014
This study examines current land access and livelihood choices of rural youth in Southern Ethiopia. We found that youth in rural south have ...
youth livelihood choice, , land access, , non-farm employment, , migration, , Ethiopia, , Africa
Journal Article | Apr 2012
This article examines how clustering affects the entry and exit decisions of farm households into and from nonfarm enterprises in rural Ethiopia. ...
Nonfarm enterprises, Clustering, Entry and exit, Household welfare, Africa, Ethiopia
Building capacity for development and food security in Malawi. Mid-term review of the Bunda college capacity building programme (BCDP)
CMI Report | Mar 2009
This report presents the findings of a mid-term review Phase III of the Bunda College Capacity Building Programme (BCDP) in Malawi. The efforts ...
Malawi, Food security, Capacity building, Research
Project | Feb - May 2005
This project is an evaluation of NORAD's support to Bunda College of Agriculture, University of Malawi to the tune of NOK 35 million for the ...
Evaluation, Agriculture, Malawi
CMI Report | Jan 2005
This report is an evaluation of NORAD's support to Bunda College of Agriculture, University of Malawi to the tune of NOK 35 million for the ...
Malawi, Agriculture, Evaluation
U4 Brief | Nov 2009
The water “business” involves large numbers of consumers using water in different ways including households, industries, and farms. ...
natural resource management
Journal Article | Jul 2014
This paper assesses rural households’ decision to use improved maize varieties in Malawi and examines its impact on household welfare ...
improved maize, , technology adoption, , input subsidy, , food security, , Malawi, , Africa
Project | Jan 2008 - Dec 2011
We study motives and explanations for network use in labour transactions in low income countries and the implications for employers, and in ...
Report in External Series | Nov 2014
Empirical studies in the migration literature indicate that migration is often welfare improving for the migrant. But it is also possible that ...
migration, youth, unemployment, rural-urban, Ethiopia, Africa
Lack of consultation. Stakeholders perspectives on local content requirements in the petroleum sector in Tanzania
CMI Brief | Oct 2016
Tanzania has recently discovered huge offshore natural gas fields. This has led the Government to develop Local Content Policies (LCPs) to increase ...
oil, gas, resources, local content, petroleum, Tanzania
News | 17 Jun 2014
Nepal consists of more than 100 different castes and ethnic groups. A recent social inclusion survey reveals deep social exclusion, discrimination and immense differences between the different groups. Will Nepal succeed in lifting the poorest castes and ethnic groups in the country out of poverty using inclusive policies?
CMI Report | Jan 2007
This report is the second in a series of six participatory and qualitative studies on poverty in Mozambique, undertaken as part of the monitoring ...
Mozambique, Urban areas, Poverty