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Ethiopia Resources

This section provides list of academic journals, working papers, policy review documents and programme evaluation related resources on social protection, safety nets, pastoralism and resiliance - on the context of Ethiopia. 

Afar National Regional State (2010) Programme of Plan on Adaptation to Climate Change, Semara, Ethiopia.

Agra regional state Ewa Woreda (2010) EWA Woreda Implementation Plan of Adaption on Climatic Change, Afar, Ethiopia.

Alemayehu Seyoum., Hoddinott Jone, and O, Daniel Gilligan. (2008) “An analysis of Ethiopia's Productive Safety Net Program and its linkages.” International Food Policy Research Institute. Washington, D.C.

Amdissa Teshome, (2007) Background Paper for the Chronic Poverty Report, 2008-09, Implementing Policies for Chronic Poverty in Ethiopia Taylor Brown CPRC and ODI.

Andersson, A., Mekonnen, A., and Stage, J. (2009) Impacts of the Productive Safety Net Program in Ethiopia on Livestock and Tree Holdings of Rural Household. Environment for Development, Discussion Paper Series.

Aseffa Abreha, (2013) The making of social protection in Ethiopia, Addis Ababa.

Assefa Admassie, Berhanu Adenew, and Abebe Tadege (2008) Stakeholder perceptions of climate change and adaptation strategies in Ethiopia, Ethiopian Economic Association (EEA), Ethiopia a paper presented on workshop: How can African agriculture adapt to climate change? Results and Conclusions for Ethiopia and beyond, Adama.

Assefa Biru, et al(2010) Afar National Regional State Programme of Plan on Adaptation to Climate Change, Semera, Ethiopia.

Beruk Yemane, (2003) Food Security Situation in the Pastoral Areas of Ethiopia, National Pastoral Programme Coordinator, Oxfam GB.

Camilla Andersson, Alemu Mekonnen, and Jesper Stage, (2008) Impacts of the Productive Safety Net Program in Ethiopia on Livestock and Tree Holdings of Rural Households, Ethiopia.

CARE Ethiopia (2010) Productive Safety Net Programme Pastoral Areas Pilot (PSNP PAP) Livelihood/KAP Baseline Assessment Dewe Woreda, Afar Region, Ethiopia.

Central Statistical Authority of Ethiopia (2007) Population and census report, 2007, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Davies, J, and R. Bennet (2007) Livelihood Adaptation to Risk: Constraints and Opportunity for Pastoral development in Ethiopia's Afar Region. Journal of Development Studies 43:490-511.

Devereux, S., Sabates-Wheeler. R., Tefera, M., and Taye, H. (2006) Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Program. Trends in PSNP Transfers within Targeted Households.

Ethiopian Communication Minister Office, September 2015, Press Conference.

Fassil, K., Diress, T. & Synnevag, G. (2001) Traditional Coping Strategies of the Afar and Borana Pastoralists in Response to Drought, No, 17: Dry land Coordination Group(DCG).

Fassil Kebebew, Diress Tsegaye and S. Gry, (2001) Traditional Coping Strategies of the Afar and Borana Pastoralists in Response to Drought, Dry Land Coordination Group (DCG) Report No. 17.

Federal democratic republic of Ethiopia (2013) Pastoral community development project pcdp-3 and regional pastoral livelihood resilience project (RPLRP), social assessment report, 2013.

Fredu Nega and Erik Mathijs and Josef Deckers and Eric Tollens (2009) Gender, social capital and empowerment in northern Ethiopia, MPRA Paper No. 24629.

Fredu, N., (2008) Poverty, Asset accumulation, Household livelihood and Interaction with local institutions in Northern Ethiopia, PhD Thesis, University of Leuven, Belgium.

Frehiwot Fentaw (2007) Food insecurity and its determinants in rural Households in Amhara region, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia.

Getahun, T. (2004) Household Livelihood Security Assessments (HLSA): Fentale Woreda, Oromia Region; Awash Fentale and Amibara Woredas, Afar Region’. Draft Report for CARE Ethiopia.

Gilligan, D.O., Hoddinott, J., Seyoum, A.T. (2008) The impact of Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Program and its Linkages. Journal of Development Studies, 45(10), 1684-1706.

Kierra Zoellick, (2014) Food security in Ethiopia: lessons to be learned from the productive safety net programme, Ethiopia.

Kumar, N., & Quisumbing, A., (2010) Policy reform towards gender equality in Ethiopia: little by little the egg begins to walk. IFPR I, http://siteresources. world bank. org/EXTARD/Resources.

Lemlem, A. & Yemane, B. (2007) Coping with Drought in the Borana Rangelands. In Gender and Pastoralism: Rangeland and Resource Management in Ethiopia, edited by Andrew, R., Getachew, M. and Fiona, F. Vol.1: 59-70.

Magda Nassef & Mulugeta Belayhun, (2012) Water Development in Ethiopia’s Pastoral Areas: A synthesis of existing knowledge and experience, Save the Children USA Ethiopia Country Office.

María F Rodrigo, (2013) Public Works in Ethiopia. Crowding out on-farm labor? Selected Paper presented for presentation at the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association's 2013 AAEA & CAES Joint Meeting, Washington DC, 2013.

Measures to combat drought in the lowlands of Ethiopia; accessed December 20/2016;

Mebrahtu, A. (2010) Urban Poverty and Income Inequality: Socio-economic analysis of households in Wukro Woreda, Master’s thesis, Mekelle University.

Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Productive Safety Net Programme, Programme Implementation Manual (Revised), Addis Ababa, 2010.

Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (2014) Disaster Risk Management and Food Security Sector Food Security Coordination Directorate, Productive Safety Net Program Phase 4 (PSNP 4), Addis Ababa.   

MoFED (2012) Assessing progress towards the Millennium Development Goals; Ethiopia MDGs report; Addis Ababa.

MoFED (Ministry of Finance and Economic Development (2012) Ethiopia’s Progress Towards eradicating Poverty: An Interim report on Poverty study (2010/11), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

MoFED (Ministry of Finance and Economic Development (2013) Ethiopia’s Progress Towards eradicating Poverty: An Interim report on Poverty study (2010/11), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Muller-Mahn, D, S Rettberg, and G Getachew. (2010) Pathways and dead ends of pastoral development among the Afar and Karayu in Ethiopia. European Journal of Development Research 22: 660–677.

Nigussa, F., and Mberengwa, I. (2009) Challenges of Productive Safety Net Program Implementation at local level. The case of Kuyu woreda, North Shewa zone, Oromia region, Ethiopia. Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa, 11(1), 248-267.  Ethiopia.

Ohan Helland, (2015) Afar Resilience Study; CMI working Paper WP 2015, 06.

Pekka Virtanen, Eero Palmujoki, (2011) Global Climate Policies, Local Institutions and Food Security in a Pastoral Society in Ethiopia, Addis Ababa.

PFE (Pastoralist Forum of Ethiopia), (2007) Proceedings of the Fourth National Conference on Pastoral Development in Ethiopia, Millennium Development Goals and Pastoral Development: Opportunities & Challenges in the new Ethiopian Millennium, UN ECA Conference Hall Addis Ababa.p26.

PFE, IIRR and DF, (2010) Pastoralism and Land: Land tenure, administration and use in pastoral areas of Ethiopia.

Rachel, S., Ashley, S., Mulugeta, T., Mengistu, B., and Delelegne, E. (2006) Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Program (PSNP). PSNP Policy, Program and Institutional Linkages, Final Report September 2006.

Ruerd RUBEN and Jorge HERAS (2012) Social capital, governance and performance of Ethiopian coffee cooperatives, Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics 83:4 2012 pp. 463–484.

Samson Kasahun (2014) Social capital and trust in slum areas: The case of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; urban Forum (2015)26:171-185.

Sandford, S., and Yohannes Habtu. (2000) Emergency response interjections in pastoral areas of Ethiopia. Report of the pastoral appraisal team, DFID.

Save the Children UK (2010) Productive safety Net program (Chifra, Tiru and Gulina), fiscal Year 2010 Annual Result Report, Addis Ababa.

Slater, Rachel., Steven Ashley, Mulugeta Tefera, Mengistu Buta, and Delelegne Esubalew. (2006) “Ethiopia Productive Safety Net Program PSNP Policy, Program and Institutional Linkages.” Overseas Development Institute, the IDL group, UK, and Indak International.

SPIDA (2015) Participatory Rural Appraisal Manual Among Afar Pastoral and Agro-pastoral Communities (Draft), SPIDA Ethiopia.

Tassew, W., Hoddinott J., Dercon S., (2008) Poverty and income inequality in Ethiopia: 1995/96 – 2004/05, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Tesfaye A., (2006) The Analysis of Urban Poverty in Ethiopia, University of Sydney, Australia.

Tibebu Solomon, (2013) The Rationale and Capacity of Pastoral Community Innovative: Adaptation to Climate Change in Ethiopia, African Technology Policy Studies Network, ATPS, Research Paper No. 25.

United Nations Development Programme-Ethiopia 2014, Annual Report.

United Nations Development Programme-Ethiopia 2015, annual report, Ethiopia 2015.

Van Domelen, J. and Coll-Black, S., (2009) Designing and implementing: A rural safety net in a low income setting, Lessons learned from Ethiopia's productive safety net program 2005–2009.

World Food Program (2012) Productive safety Net program in Ethiopia, Ethiopia.

Yisak Tafere & Tassew Woldehanna (2012) Beyond Food Security: Transforming the Productive Safety Net Programme in Ethiopia for the Well-being of Children, September 2012.

World Food Program (2012) Productive Safety Net Program in Ethiopia.

This section of the website, the digital library on social protection is supported by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). NWO is the funding organisation for the Social Protection for Inclusive Development in Afar Region of Ethiopia (SPIDA)