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Livelihood insecurity among urban households in Ethiopia

Dessalegn Rahmato.

Livelihood insecurity among urban households in Ethiopia

by Dessalegn Rahmato.

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Published by Forum for Social Studies in Addis Ababa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ethiopia,
  • Ethiopia.
    • Subjects:
    • Job security -- Ethiopia.,
    • Labor market -- Ethiopia.,
    • Income distribution -- Ethiopia.,
    • Urban poor -- Ethiopia.,
    • Ethiopia -- Economic conditions -- 1974-

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDessalegn Rahmato, Aklilu Kidanu.
      SeriesFSS discussion paper ;, no. 8
      ContributionsAklilu Kidanu.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD5708.45.E8 D47 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 53 p. :
      Number of Pages53
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3738936M
      LC Control Number2003408076

      Food insecurity remains a major concern for numerous rural households in Sub-Saharan Africa who rely on agriculture as their main source of livelihood. The assessment of the links between food security and livelihoods is central for overcoming widespread food insecurity. However, assessments remain challenging due to food security's multi-dimensionality and the challenge of finding indicators Cited by: 1. urban Ethiopians (Government of Ethiopia ). Food insecurity is also differentiated by wealth. A survey of food consumption in rural Ethiopian households found that transfers - food aid from government, donors or NGOs, plus gifts from other households plus - were the second most important source of food, after production and ahead of.

      Determinants of Households Vulnerability to Food Insecurity in Ethiopia: Econometric analysis of Rural and Urban Households Understanding the causes and level of food security would help policy makers to design and implement more effective policies and programs for the poor and thereby helps to pave way to improve food by: 6.   The Comprehensive Food Security and Vulnerability Analysis (CFSVA) is aims to explore the state of food and nutrition insecurity, identify the most vulnerable groups to food insecurity.

      National Level Context The impact of extreme poverty on children development remains significant with the prevalence of malnutrition among young children from developing countries is approximately times higher in the poorest families compared with the richest. In Ethiopia, 38 percent of children under 5 are considered short for their age or stunted (below -2 SD), and 18 percent are.   High food prices have emerged as a major global challenge, especially for poor and urban households in low-income countries such as Ethiopia. However, there is little empirical evidence on urban food security and how people living in urban areas are coping with sustained high food prices. This study aims to address this gap by investigating the food insecurity situation in urban Ethiopia -a Cited by:


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Pensioners are segments of the population with reduced income and working capacity because of advancement of age and other related problems.

There is no empirical evidence on Jimma Town pensioner’s household food insecurity and coping : Misgana Asesefa Kisi, Dessalegn Tamiru, Melese Sinaga Teshome, Meseret Tamiru, Garumma Tolu Feyissa. This study identified rural household livelihood strategies and their determinants in the Assosa district of BGRS, western Ethiopia.

Both primary and secondary data sources were used for the study. Rural Livelihood Strategies and Household Food Security of Farmers Surrounding Derba Cement Factory, Oromia Region, Ethiopia Article (PDF Available) December with 1, Reads How we. insecurity among rural and pastoralist families THE PROBLEM Around million households in Ethiopia continue to suffer from chronic, transitory, or acute malnutrition.

the prevalence of chronic malnutrition are a n Tigray, 51% of children were stunted inhich was among the highest rates in the world. Low productivity,File Size: KB. Poverty profile and Livelihood Diversification in Rural Ethiopia: Implications to poverty Reduction.

Abstract: Ethiopia is among the bottom of the least-developed countries (LDCs). Its per capita income, which is currently estimated to be US$ is among the lowest of LDCs, and its reliance on agriculture is among the highest in the group. Ethiopia, the problem of food insecurity has continued to persist in the country.

Many rural households have already lost their means of livelihood due to recurrent drought and crop failures (Ayalneh, ). The situation of Borana where Bule-hora district found is not an exception to the food insecurity by: 3. livelihood and urban poverty reduction in ethiopia Download livelihood and urban poverty reduction in ethiopia or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to get livelihood and urban poverty reduction in ethiopia book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook. households are more food insecure than urban households according to all indicators except calorie deficiency.

The proportion of households who have inadequate caloric consumption (households in Ethiopia, with 24 percent located in urban areas and insecurity among urban households in Addis Ababa city. The specific objectives of the study were: to estimate the food insecurity gap and its severity among urban households, and to identify the determinants of food insecurity among urban households.

HYPOTHESES Households with larger size are more prone to food by: disproportionately higher among urban females (4 percent) compared to urban men ( percent). In Ethiopia, gender inequality remains a significant concern.

Women and girls are strongly disadvantaged compared to boys and men, in literacy, health, livelihoods and basic human rights (UN Women ).

Ethiopia has a Gender. The pastoral system in Ethiopia is vulnerability to environmental degradation and food insecurity. More specifically, livelihood insecurity has been characterized by the area where the large majority of pastoralists depend on food assistance (food aid).Cited by: 3.

Roles of Rural Women in Livelihood and Sustainable Food Security in Ethiopia: A Case Study from Delanta Dawunt District, North Wollo Zone. Nahusenay A. 1, *, Tessfaye T. 1 Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences, College of Social Sciences and Humanity, Samara University, Ethiopia.

2 Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, College of Social. Livelihood diversification (or occupational diversification or off-farm diversification – we use the terms interchangeably), is one of the most remarkable characteristics of rural livelihoods.

It is defined as “the process by which rural families construct a diverse portfolio of activities and social support capabilities in order to survive Cited by: The study examined the effects of households’ livelihood diversification strategies on food insecurity in rural North eastern Nigeria.

In order to realise the objectives of the study, primary data were obtained from farmers with the aid of structured questionnaire.

Descriptive statistics, Tobit regression model, Cost of Calorie Function and ANOVA were used to analyse the : Bayero Sule Gani, Joseph Kayode Olayemi, Odjuvwuederhie Emmanuel Inoni.

The restrictions associated with COVID are likely to have continued impacts on household food and income access, especially among poor urban households reliant on daily wage labor and informal sector and migratory labor dependent households.

In urban areas, those reliant on daily wage and the informal sector are expected to have difficulty. Size of a household is among the major factors contributing to the food insecurity of the rural small-holder farmers, especially when the dependency ratio is higher. The larger the dependency ratio, the higher is the burden to the active members of the family to feed the household, and hence there will be higher probability of being by: 1.

This study analyzed households’ food insecurity and its determinants along with the coping mechanisms opted against food insecurity and shortage in Assosa zone, western Ethiopia. The study used a primary data collected from randomly selected households for 7 consecutive days from each sample using weighed records method.

In addition, focus group discussions and key informants Cited by: 2. Despite these efforts, the number of cases continues to increase, while movement restrictions have limited economic activity and livelihood options in some areas, especially among urban households and migratory labor dependent households.

In many cases, urban unskilled daily laborers are returning to their rural home areas, which increases.It was estimated in that up to 60% of the rural and 40 percent of urban population faced the risk of food insecurity in Ethiopia. In rural parts of the Ethiopia, the proportion of undernourished population in was estimated to be 45%.Cited by: This has necessitated urban poverty reduction as an important area of intervention in urban development and planning.

The objective of this study is to understand the livelihood situations of the poor in big and small towns, and identify the gaps and linkages between the livelihood requirements of the poor and policies at municipal level.