Ethiopia

Sustainable Pastoralism on the Borana Plateau: An Innovation Systems Approach

This study will test best-bet land and livestock interventions that can move the pastoral system bacy towards sustainability through a participatory framework that creates community action […]

Climate variability, pastoralism, and commodity chains in Ethiopia and Kenya

The CHAINS project aims to improve policy impacts on pastoral marketing and commodity chains through evaluation of interactions between climate, market access for pastoral livestock producers, […]

  • Start Date: 2011/12/01
  • End Date: 2015
  • Project Code: CHAINS
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Berhe Redda, Melaku

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Degefu, Mekonnen

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Beyera, Sheleme

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Hurisso, Tunsisa

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Liben, Feyera

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Insuring Against the Weather: Addressing the Challenges of Basis Risk in Index Insurance using Gap Insurance

This research considers the following question: how can generic weather index products be designed and combined with network based savings, gifts and loans to insure some […]

Index-Based Livestock Insurance: Adaptation and Innovations for Ethiopia

The Index-Based Livestock Insurance (IBLI) Ethiopia pilot project builds on lessons learned from a highly innovative pilot venture underway in northern Kenya, adapting that pilot to […]

  • Start Date: 2010
  • End Date: 2014/09/30
  • Project Code: Not Available
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Interlinking weather index insurance with credit to alleviate market failures and improve agricultural productivity in rural Ethiopia

Smallholder farmers are beset by an interlocking set of market failures. Credit, insurance, and therefore the very use of costly inputs such as fertilizer can remain […]