Although still at incipient stages in most areas, agricultural land markets in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are growing rapidly. While the literature on the region’s land markets is expanding, there has been little attention thus far paid to the drivers of land rental prices. We know quite little about whether and how land markets and land contracts respond to meso-scale factors such as spatial variations in land abundance, or to micro-level factors, such as household land endowments.
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Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationFebruary, 2021Ethiopia, Malawi, Tanzania, Central African Republic
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJanuary, 2017Ethiopia
The narrative of Ethiopia’s remarkable economic growth path under a developmental state model is that of a strong ruling coalition united behind the vision of the late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchNovember, 2014Ethiopia
Recently dubbed “Africa’s Lion” (in allusion to the discourse around “Asian Tigers”), Ethiopia is celebrated for its steady economic growth, including a growing number of millionaires compared to other African nations. However, as documented in previous research by the Oakland Institute, the Ethiopian government’s “development strategy,” is founded on its policy of leasing millions of hectares (ha) of land to foreign investors.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationMay, 2020Ethiopia
More than a decade has passed since the triple crises of food, energy and finance in the period 2007–2008. Those events turned global investor interest to agriculture and its commodities and thereafter the leasing of tens of millions of hectares of land. This article reviews and synthesizes the available evidence regarding the agricultural investments that have taken place in Ethiopia since that time. We use a systematic review approach to identify literature from the Web of Science and complement that with additional literature found via Google Scholar.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchApril, 2015Ethiopia
Over the past six years, the Oakland Institute has been at the forefront of exposing the social, economic, and environmental impacts of foreign land grabs in Ethiopia.
Library ResourceVideosJune, 2015Ethiopia
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsSeptember, 2019Ethiopia, Madagascar, Uganda, Benin, Paraguay, Peru, Laos, Global
This brochure provides an overview of the Global Programme Responsible Land Policy (GPRLP) implemented by the German Development Cooperation Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ). It points out the relevance of land rights for reducing hunger and conflicts as well as the potential for achieving environmental, social and economic development.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 1970Ethiopia
L’Ethiopie dispose d’un potentiel agricole considérable, il existe plusieurs obstacles fondamentaux sur la voie des l’exploitation de ce potentiel.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsNovember, 1970Ethiopia
Of the nation's 122.2 million hectares of total area, 84.1 million hectares of land and 12.1 million hectares of water and water courses comprise the potentially productive cultivable land and water resources of the nation. At present, only 10.4 per cent of the total land area i.e. 12.9 million hectares is put under cultivation of which 9 to 91/2 million hectares have actually "been planted and harvested. Agriculture, the dominant sector of the country's economy is not only a goldmine in terms of potential but also a real source of wealth.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsFebruary, 2015Ethiopia
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