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Cover for Introduction.

This introductory chapter discusses the objective of the book, underlying research in the previous book and presents the summary and underlying research of each of the chapters of the current book. It also discusses the overall methodology used in gathering data for the study and the core finding...

Author(s)
Djurfeldt, G.; Aryeetey, E.; Isinika, A. C.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937164)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Decision making, scales and quality of economic evaluations for the control of contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP): the use of economic analysis methods in combination with epidemiological and geographical models to help decision making for CBPP control in Ethiopia.

This chapter describes how economic evaluation methods (cost benefit and cost effectiveness analyses) have been used in analysing the economic rationale for the management of contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP) in mixed crop-livestock farming systems of Ethiopia. The analysis has been carried...

Author(s)
Bonnet, P.; Lesnoff, M.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931940)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Coffee wilt disease.

This book represents a compilation of the current knowledge of various aspects of coffee wilt disease (CWD) including information about the pathogen and its management. It covers the status of CWD in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Ethiopia and Tanzania; the socio-economic impact of CWD;...

Author(s)
Flood, J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936419)
Type
Book
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Cover for Soil nutrient dynamics in integrated crop-livestock systems in the Northern Ethiopian Highlands.

In the Northern Ethiopian Highlands, one of the least-favoured areas in East Africa, farming systems are characterized by the integrated management of crop and livestock components. The overall objective of this chapter was to increase insight into the functioning of these farming systems, with...

Author(s)
Abegaz, A.; Keulen, H. van
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932770)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Resource use efficiency on own and sharecropped plots in northern Ethiopia: determinants and implications for sustainability.

This study analyses the level of resource use efficiency achieved by tenant households on their own and on sharecropped-in plots, and the determinants of the levels of efficiency achieved. Using plot-level and location data from Tigray, northern Ethiopia, it assesses whether tenancy status affects...

Author(s)
Tesfay, G.; Ruben, R.; Pender, J.; Kuyvenhoven, A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932770)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Land and labour allocation decisions in the shift from subsistence to commercial agriculture.

This chapter assesses farm household land and labour allocation decisions under imperfect factor and product markets. A non-separable farm household model is adapted to obtain econometric estimates of land and labour allocation decisions under different market participation regimes. Survey data...

Author(s)
Jaleta, M.; Gardebroek, C.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932770)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Impact of maize technology development and transfer in Ethiopia.

Over the last 40 years several open-pollinated and hybrid maize varieties were developed for different agro-ecologies in Ethiopia. This study employed the economic surplus method for an ex-post evaluation of maize technology generation and transfer investment made in Ethiopia from 1986 to 2000. The ...

Author(s)
Zegeye, T.; Tesfahun, G.; Anandajayasekeram, P.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932671)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Overview of impact assessment methodologies.

The ultimate interest of investors in agricultural research and development (R&D) is the extent to which their investment eventually bears a positive outcome on the lives of the poor and hungry people of developing nations without seriously harming the natural resource base. Consequently, most...

Author(s)
Anandajayasekeram, P.; Babu, S.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932671)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cross-sectoral policy-planning issues in forest management: lessons learnt from two case studies in Ethiopia.

This chapter discusses two case studies carried out by a team of experts in the southern and northern part of Ethiopia demonstrating important cross-sectoral planning and capacity-building issues in forest management. The purpose of the Adaba-Dodola Integrated Forest Management project was to...

Author(s)
Gebre-Selassie, S.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932503)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Local institutions for wetland management in Ethiopia: sustainability and state intervention.

Locally developed institutions that include rules and regulations, common values and mechanisms of conflict resolution are increasingly regarded as adaptive solutions to resource management problems at the grass-roots level. Since they are rooted in community social capital rather than in external, ...

Author(s)
Dixon, A. B.; Wood, A. P.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933265)
Type
Book chapter

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