Analysis of Sugden & Wilson’s proposition of a dual approach to development in the light of the Ugandan experience

Introduction: The development agenda, following the creation of the Breton Woods institutions at the end of World War II, was dominated by state dirigisme based on import-substitution industrialisation policy. This economic approach, although criticised for not helping the poor because of its insensitivity to distributional issues, continued to be followed until the 1970s when the…

Evaluation method for the NAPA Priority Project 1: Promoting Drought/Crop Insurance Programme in Ethiopia

Introduction: With the previous article regarding Ethiopian climate change adaptation policies, it has been shown that the Government followed a new approach called NAPA (National Adaptation Programmes of Action). This took into account existing coping strategies at the grassroots level and, provided a preparation process to be followed for the identification of priority activities. With this method,…

Impact of climate change issues over Ethiopian government policies. Adaptation instruments regarding agriculture and food security.

Introduction: It is commonly believed that human activity emissions (greenhouse gases) through rising fuel fossil burning and land use alterations has led to climate change. This has materialised by an increase of the average level of global temperature (air and sea), sea-level rise, melting of ice caps and glaciers and reduction of snow coverage. At…