Authors: Baudron, F.; Mamo, A; Tirfessa, D; Argaw, M.
Published in: Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 2015, vol. 207, 109-118 p.
Livestock provides numerous benefits to smallholders in sub-Saharan Africa, but also represents a potential agent of environmental degradation. Exclosures...
Authors: Zeng, D.; Alwanga, J.; Nortona, G.W.; Shiferaw, B.; Jaleta Debello Moti; Yirga, C.
Published in: Agricultural Economics, 46: 1-12, 2015.
Public agricultural research has been conducted in Africa for decades. While many studies have examined its aggregate impacts, few have investigated...
Authors: Araya, T.; Nyssen, J.; Govaerts, B.; Baudron, F.; Carpentier, L.; Bauer, H.; Lanckriet, S.; Deckers, J.; Cornelis, W.M.
Published in: Experimental Agriculture, In press.
Long-term in situ soil and water conservation experiments are rare in sub-Saharan Africa, particularly in Eastern...
Published in Agricultural Systems, 2014.
Jaleta Debello Moti; Kassie, M.; Erenstein, O.
Crop residues have several uses in smallholder mixed crop-livestock systems. This paper examines determinants of households’ maize stover use as livestock feed, fuel and soil amendment in maize-based systems in...
Published in Food Policy, 2013
Shiferaw, B.;Berresaw Menale Kassie; Jaleta, M.; Yirga, C.
This article evaluates the impact of the adoption of improved wheat varieties on food security using a recent nationally-representative dataset of over 2000 farm households in Ethiopia. We adopted endogenous...
Published in Land Degradation and Development, 2013
M. Lemenih, H. Kassa, G. T. Kassie, D. Abebaw and W. Teka
Deforestation in African dry forests is widespread and its drivers are complex and vary in space and time. In this paper, we assessed impacts of immigration on dry forests and options for...
Published in Ecological Economics 93 : 85-93, 2013
Hailemariam Teklewold, Menale Kassie, Bekele Shiferaw and Gunnar Kohlin
The type and combination of sustainable agricultural practices (SAPs) adopted have a significant effect on agricultural productivity and food security. This study develops a multinomial...
Published in Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2013
Hailemariam Teklewold, Menale Kassie and Bekele Shiferaw
The adoption and diffusion of sustainable agricultural practices (SAPs) has become an important issue in the development-policy agenda for sub-Saharan Africa, especially as a way to tackle...
Published in Journal of Development and Agricultural Economics 4 (7): 199-209, 2012
Moti Jaleta and Berhanu Gebremedhin
Using simultaneous-equation models, this paper examines whether there is interdependence between smallholder’s net market positions in crop and live animal markets under mixed crop-livestock...
Published in Natural Resources Forum 35(2):89-99, 2011
Are soil conservation technologies “win-win?” A case study of Anjeni in the north-western Ethiopian highlands
Menale Kassie; Gunnar Köhlin; Randy Bluffstone; Stein Holden
This study measures the impact of fanya juu terraces on the net value of...