New evaluation report

Performance Evaluation of Title II Funded Development Food Assistance Programs in Ethiopia, May 2017 This evaluation report covers the four DFAPs in Ethiopia funded by USAID, and contributing to the Government of Ethiopia’s national Productive Safety Net Programme. The DFAPs shared a common goal of improving food security amongst target populations through various mechanisms, including…

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Food Security in Ethiopia in 2016

Following a major drought in Ethiopia in 2015 to 2016, this comprehensive food security assessment examines: local food supply and imports; the effects of food imports on price stability and food security; the logistics and distribution of imported food; and the performance of cereal and pulse markets. Key findings include estimates of the food deficit…

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El Nino in Ethiopia: Reviewing Impacts and Responses

From 2015 into 2016 Ethiopia experienced a major drought, with 10.2 million people needing food assistance. This review covers the impacts of the drought and the emergency responses up to March 2016, with initial lessons focusing on the timeliness and scale of response, coordination, the use of contingency mechanisms by the Productive Safety Net Programme,…

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El Nino in Ethiopia – rainfall, drought and humanitarian impacts

This new Technical Brief from the AKLDP reviews rainfall in Ethiopia from June to September 2015, and explains how the failure of the summer kiremt rains has affected agricultural production and underpins the Humanitarian Requirements Document released in December 2015. Download the Technical Brief AKLDP El Nino Rains Technical Brief

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AKLDP Launches Research Grant Program

The AKLDP launched the first round of its Research Grant Program with Ethiopian universities and research institutes at a reception in Addis Ababa on 9th June 2015. The program offers research grants in agriculture, livestock, food security and nutrition, and provides capacity-building support. The launch event in Addis Ababa was attended by the Presidents of seven…

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External Mid-term Evaluation of the AGP-LMD Project, Ethiopia

The report of the external mid-term evaluation of the Agricultural Growth Program – Livestock Market Development (AGP-LMD) Project in Ethiopia is now available. The AGP-LMD is part of the USAID Feed the Future program with the objective of fostering growth and reducing poverty by improving the productivity and competitiveness of selected livestock value chains: dairy,…

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