Search for dissertations about: "Ethiopia"

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  1. 1. Essays on Shocks, Welfare, and Poverty Dynamics: Microeconometric Evidence from Ethiopia

    Author : Yonas Alem; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; urban Ethiopia; poverty dynamics; dynamic probit; hazard rate; labor market status; subjective well-being; policymakers; life satisfaction; environment; Ethiopia; food price; consumer demand; fertilizer use; rainfall; highlands of Ethiopia; panel data; consumption; welfare; food price shock; Africa;

    Abstract : Five self-contained papers constitute this thesis. Paper 1: Does fertilizer use respond to rainfall variability? Panel data evidence from urban Ethiopia In this article, we use farmers’ actual experiences with changes in rainfall levels and their responses to these changes to assess whether patterns of fertilizer use are responsive to changes in rainfall patterns. READ MORE

  2. 2. Integrated community-based management of severe acute child malnutrition : Studies from rural Southern Ethiopia

    Author : Elazar Tadesse; Eva-Charlotte Ekström; Anders Hjern; Pia Olsson; Yemane Berehane; Tahmeed Ahmed; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Severe acute malnutrition; integrated outpatient therapeutic programme; programme outcome; recovery; Ethiopia;

    Abstract : Background: The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends the community-based Outpatient Therapeutic Program (OTP) as a standard treatment protocol for the management of uncomplicated Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) at the community level. OTP has been scaled up and integrated into the existing grassroots level government health systems in several developing countries. READ MORE

  3. 3. Peri-Urban Land Tenure in Ethiopia

    Author : Achamyeleh Gashu Adam; Peter Ekbäck; Erling Berge; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Ethiopia; formal; informal; land tenure; peri-urban; peri-urbanization; Fastigheter och byggande; Real Estate and Construction Management;

    Abstract : Urban areas in Ethiopia have been growing very quickly in recent decades, which haveled to ever increasing demand for land in peri-urban areas for housing and other nonagriculturalactivities. This has had several transformative impacts on the transitionalperi-urban, areas including engulfment of local communities and conversion of landrights and use from an agricultural to a built-up property rights system. READ MORE

  4. 4. Expropriation, Valuation and Compensation in Ethiopia

    Author : Belachew Yirsaw Alemu; Thomas Kalbro; Kauko Viitanen; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Expropriation; valuation; compensation; public purpose; property rights; reasonable compensation; fairness; land policy; Ethiopia;

    Abstract : This study examines how the expropriation, valuation and compensation process are carried out in Ethiopia when privately held land and attached real properties are taken for public and private investment purposes. The study  examines three case studies, inquiring whether the process of expropriation and valuation are transparent and  justified or not and the compensation paid is fair and reasonable from an international perspective. READ MORE

  5. 5. Postconflict internally displaced persons in Ethiopia : mental distress and quality of life in relation to traumatic life events, coping strategy, social support, and living conditions

    Author : Mesfin Araya; Jayanti Chotai; Gunnar Kullgren; Hans Ågren; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : Psychiatry; Ethiopia; postconflict displaced persons; trauma; mental distress; quality of life; coping; social support; Psykiatri; psykiatri; Psychiatry;

    Abstract : Background: There are about 23.7 million internally displaced persons worldwide today, still living in the low-income countries. Ethiopia has for the past four decades been ravaged by war and famine. A lengthy civil war resulted in Eritrea, formerly a part of Ethiopia, becoming an independent state in 1991. READ MORE