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For smallholder subsistence farmers, it is difficult to undertake adequate ex-ante strategies to prepare for shocks. These households are forced to attempt multiple ex-post coping strategies such as…

16 August 2021 | Peer Reviewed | Ethiopia

Developing country forests sustain livelihoods, help to control flooding, recharge aquifers, pollinate crops, cycle nutrients, harbor biodiversity, and sequester carbon. As a result, forest loss and…

4 June 2021 | Peer Reviewed | Colombia, Ethiopia, Kenya

Highlights • Farmers would rather receive compensation for soil and water conservation works than biodiversity. • Significant costs can be shared by farmers for forest conservation. • Investments in…

31 March 2021 | Peer Reviewed | Ethiopia

Abstract An empirical assessment of relationships between land use and land cover and drinking water chemical treatment cost is lacking in developing countries. This study is conducted to assess the…

14 December 2020 | Peer Reviewed | Ethiopia

Abstract Agricultural production in sub-Saharan Africa faces a multitude of challenges arising from land degradation, climate change, and limited access to improved technology. In this context…

28 October 2020 | Peer Reviewed | Ethiopia, Tanzania

Abstract When construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is completed, the Nile will have two of the world’s largest dams—the High Aswan Dam (HAD) and the GERD—in two different…

16 October 2020 | Peer Reviewed | Ethiopia

Purpose – Climate change has become one of the most important development challenges worldwide. It affects various sectors, with agriculture the most vulnerable. In Ethiopia, climate change impacts…

8 October 2020 | Peer Reviewed | Ethiopia

Attempts to structurally transform segments of the agri-food system inevitably involve trade-offs between the priorities of actors with different incentives, perspectives and values. Trade-offs are…

7 October 2020 | Peer Reviewed | Ethiopia, Tanzania

Energy has been called the “golden thread” that connects economic growth, social equity and environmental sustainability, but important knowledge gaps exist on the impacts of low- and middle-income…

6 October 2020 | Peer Reviewed | China, Chile, Sweden, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Kenya, Central America, Global Hub