Archives for June, 2016

Notes from Addis Ababa to Dilla

By Daniel Teferra (PhD)* I was last in Ethiopia three years ago.  Addis Ababa has been digging heavily ever since. In Addis Ababa, old houses are being demolished and high rises are being built.  Every small space available has been consumed by construction. There is nothing left for building backroads and sewers in Addis Ababa....

Land Tenancy and Poverty in Ethiopia

Land Tenancy and Poverty in Ethiopia By Daniel Teferra (PhD)* A paper presented at the 9th International Conference on African Development College of Business and Economics Addis Ababa University, May 27-28, 2016             Ethiopia is poorer today than it was fifty years ago. For instance, in the early 1960s, the per capita incomes of Ethiopia,...