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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 | Apr 2012
This article examines how clustering affects the entry and exit decisions of farm households into and from nonfarm enterprises in rural Ethiopia. We find ...
Nonfarm enterprises, Clustering, Entry and exit, Household welfare, Africa, Ethiopia
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 to be predetermined ...
Livelihoods, Non-farm employment, Multinomial-logit, Malawi, , Jel-classification: D130, O120, Q120
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 during ...
Malawi, Food security, Capacity building, Research
U4 Brief | Nov 2009
The water “business” involves large numbers of consumers using water in different ways including households, industries, and farms. Management ...
natural resource management
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 holdings ...
income diversification, nonfarm employment, livelihood, poverty dynamics, income dynamics, Ethiopia
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 period 2001-2004. ...
Evaluation, Agriculture, Malawi
Journal Article | Jul 2014
This paper assesses rural households’ decision to use improved maize varieties in Malawi and examines its impact on household welfare using a three-year ...
improved maize, , technology adoption, , input subsidy, , food security, , Malawi, , Africa
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 period 2001-2004. ...
Malawi, Agriculture, Evaluation
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 exclusion, ...
Book Chapter | Jan 1990
This chapter adduces empirical evidence to show that the non-capitalist agricultural sector 'subsidises' industrial wages by relieving the capitalist ...
Labour migration, Remittences, Livelihoods, Kenya
Book Chapter | Jan 1991
Oscillatory labour migration is shown to predominate in the labour market in Kenya. Workers move periodically between the towns and the rural areas where ...
Labour migration, Remittances, Kenya
Politics, adminstration and agricultural development. The case of Botswana's Accelcerated Rainfed Arable Programme
CMI Report | Jan 1992
This is a case study of a large programme for arable faring in Botswana from 1985 to 1990. The focus is upon the organization of the programme. The study ...
Agricultural policy, Public administration, Modernization, Organization theory, Botswana
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 that ...
Livelihoods, non-farm employment, multinomial-logit, Malawi
Event | 28 May 2008
New land reforms are again high on the policy agenda and low-cost, pro-poor reforms are being tested in poor countries. Stein T. Holden, professor at the Norwegian University of Life Science, looks at the Tigray region in Ethiopia.
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1995
This paper uses as a point of departure the extensive soil erosion problems in the highland area of Western Tanzania. The first part of the paper focuses ...
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 limited access ...
youth livelihood choice, , land access, , non-farm employment, , migration, , Ethiopia, , Africa
Event | 10 Oct 2007
The Karrayu in the Upper Awash Valley are nomadic pastoralists with a traditional migratory pastoral mode of existence. Expanding and 'disempowering' development interventions in the form of large-scale agricultural enterprises and conservation schemes, threaten the Karrayu's traditional way of living.
Report in External Series | Feb 2019
Produced by TRAFFIC, WWF, U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre (U4 ACRC), Northumbria and Utrecht Universities, "Corruption and wildlife crime: A focus ...
Corruption, anti-corruption, wildlife crime, caviar trade
News | 29 Jun 2012
Name: Merima Ali Research interests: Micro- and small-scale enterprises, cluster development and informal networks Geographical areas: Ethiopia and ...