Background: Diarrhoea is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality among the under-five children in low-income countries. Despite improvements in water and sanitation coverage, studies show that diarrhoea is still a major public health problem in Ethiopia. This study was designed to determine the magnitude and risk factors of diarrhoea in the agricultural and agro-pastoralist communities of the rural Sidama zone, Southern Ethiopia. Methods: a cross-sectional study was conducted in July 2013. Interview and questionnaire were the main data gathering instruments used in the study.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksMarch, 2018Ethiopia, Africa, Eastern Africa
Library ResourceMarch, 2019Ethiopia, Africa, Eastern Africa
Library ResourceNational PoliciesEthiopia, Africa, Eastern Africa
This Rural Land Use and Administration Policy of the Afar National Regional State seeks to provide an answer to the following problems: The traditional land administration and use system is not in line with the formal government land administration and use system.
Library ResourceRegulationsEthiopia, Africa, Eastern Africa
This Regulation, made under the Afar National Regional State Rural Land Use and Administration Proclamation, concerns equal land use rights on communal holdings of the pastoralist communities and separation of communal holdings for use of the pastoralist community. Any pastoralist shall be entitled to equal land use right on communal holding. Such right shall include the right to equal distribution of grazing, water, land lease, forestry resources and any other proceeds from the communal holding.
Library ResourceLegislationEthiopia, Africa, Eastern Africa
This Proclamation of the Afar National Regional State establishes a rural land administration system that is suitable for natural resource management and protection and that incentivizes investment within the traditional clan-based communal land tenure system. Laws that pertain to lands designated as forest lands, wildlife sanctuaries, biodiversity protected lands, environmental and natural resource conservation and preservation areas shall not be affected by this Proclamation. The Proclamation, among other things: provides for survey, registration, certification etc.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2003Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, Southern Asia, Bangladesh, Nepal, South Africa, Ethiopia, Ghana, Zambia
This book synthesizes IFPRI's recent work on the role of gender in household decisionmaking in developing countries, provides evidence on how reducing gender gaps can contribute to improved food security, health, and nutrition in developing countries, and gives examples of interventions that actually work to reduce gender disparities. It is an accessible, easy-to-read synthesis of the gender research that IFPRI has undertaken in the 1990s.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2003Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Africa, Ethiopia
There is renewed interest in the intrahousehold allocation of welfare, particularly among economists studying poor countries where even slight differences in the allocation of household resources can have dramatic consequences on child and female nutrition, morbidity, and mortality (Haddad and Hoddinott 1994; Rose 1999; Dercon and Krishnan 2000). The evidence collected so far tends to demonstrate that the allocation of consumption and leisure among household members varies systematically with their relative contributions to household total income (Thomas 1990; Alderman et al.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJune, 2012Ethiopia
Stakeholders' perceptions of
opportunities and constraints to sustainable land management
in Ethiopia was assessed through interviews and a review of
secondary data. Stakeholders included farmers as well as
representatives of development agencies, agricultural
organizations, donors, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs),
and agricultural research systems. Stakeholders generally
perceive that the numerous, well-intentioned but piecemeal
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2012Eastern Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Kenya, Somalia
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