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Rural vulnerability to famine in Ethiopia

1958-1977

by Mesfin Wolde-Mariam

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Published by Intermediate Technology in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Famines -- Ethiopia.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMesfin Wolde Mariam.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii,191p. :
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21915812M
    ISBN 100946688036

    Mesfin Wolde Mariam, Rural Vulnerability to Famine in Ethiopia, (New Dehli: Vikas, ), Dessalegn Rahmato, Famine and Survival Strategies, Adhana Haile Adhana. The recent occurrences of famine in Ethiopia and Southern Africa have propelled this key issue back into the public arena for the first time since , as once again it becomes a priority - not only for lesser developed countries but also for the international community. Exploring the paradox that is the persistence of famine in the contemporary world, this book looks at the way the nature of.

    A widespread famine affected Ethiopia from to The worst famine to hit the country in a century, it left million dead. , refugees left the country, and million people were internally displaced. Almost , children were orphaned. According to Human Rights Watch, more than half its mortality could be attributed to "human rights abuses causing the famine to come. Gendered risks, poverty and vulnerability in Ethiopia: To what extent is the Productive Safety Net Programme (PSNP) making a difference? October Nicola Jones, Yisak Tafere and Tassew Woldehanna1 * Disclaimer: The views presented in this paper are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of DFID.

    Ethiopia Famine & Drought E thiopia was one of the countries affected by El Niño , resulting in very low rainfall during the spring season (belg) and summer season (kiremt). The failure of belg rains, followed by the arrival of El Niño weather conditions in June, has affected the patterns of the summer rains that provide much of the. of hunger and starvation in Ethiopia, but they are best tackled in a separate paper. We start, then, with a discussion of the country's agricultural economy, and its continuing vulnerability to the ravages of drought and famine (Section 2). The experiences of and are then analyzed (Sections ), followed by a discussion of the.


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Rural Vulnerability to Famine in Ethiopia: [Mariam, Mesfin Wolde] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Rural Vulnerability to Famine in Ethiopia: Author: Mesfin Wolde Mariam.

Rural Vulnerability to Famine in Ethiopia - sets out to demonstrate that the subsistence production system, with the disincentives of oppression and exploitation which keeps peasants and their families permanently at barely subsistence level without any means of averting or coping with the consequences of crop failure, is the system.

Get this from a library. Rural vulnerability to famine in Ethiopia: [Masfen Waldamāryām.]. Rural vulnerability to famine in Ethiopia, New Delhi: Vikas Pub. House in association: Addis Ababa University, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Masfen Waldamāryām.; Thomas Leiper Kane Collection (Library of Congress.

Hebraic Section). Taking the records of famine over 20 years in the provinces of Ethiopia, the author analyses the roots and consequences of famine in the country. He recommends social and administrative changes in order to remove rural vulnerability to famine.

Rural vulnerability to famine in Ethiopia, / Mesfin Wolde Mariam. Format Book Published London: Intermediate Technology Publications, Description xii, p.: ill., maps ; 22 cm.

Notes Includes bibliographies and index. Subject headings Famines--Ethiopia. Agricultural conservation--Ethiopia. Book Review. Rural vulnerability to famine in Ethiopia ‐77 Mesfin Wolde Mariam Intermediate Technology Publications Ltd, London,pp.

Hugh Goyder. Research and Evaluation Dept., OXFAM. Search for more papers by this author. Hugh Goyder. Research and Evaluation Dept., OXFAM. The famines in Ethiopia occurred periodically through the history of Ethiopia due to a number of reasons. The economy of Ethiopia was based on subsistence agriculture, with an aristocracy that consumed the surplus.

Due to a number of causes, the peasants lacked incentives to either improve production or to store their excess harvest; as a result, they lived from harvest to harvest.

Rural vulnerability to famine in Ethiopia, / Mesfin Wolde Mariam Intermediate Technology Publications London Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. InI published a book under the title: RURAL VULNERABILITY TO FAMINE IN ETHIOPIA: After that, with some assistance from the University of Bern, I embarked on a field research to.

In book: Climate Change and Threatened Communities, pp Mes n Wolde Mariam () Rural Vulnerability to Famine in A survey of households in three districts of Ethiopia's famine. Rural vulnerability to famine in Ethiopia, / Mesfin Wolde Mariam.

Format Book Published New Delhi: Vikas Pub. House in association: Addis Ababa University ; New York, NY: Distributed by Advent Books, c Description xii, p., [1] leaf of plates: ill., maps ; 23 cm. Notes. Ethiopia will continue to live under the threat of famine unless the rural sector is capitalized and the subsistence system of crop cultivation and herding is finally liquidated.

Only then can Ethiopia achieve self-sufficiency in food and ensure its continued existence. By the same token, famines greatly undermined the physical capacity of the rural population to withstand the devastating impacts of epidemics such as the Spanish flu that killed an estimated 40 people in Ethiopia.

In his book called “Vulnerability to Famines in Northern Ethiopia” Professor Mesfin Wolde Mariam equally hammered on. Learning about preventing famine in Ethiopia.

If the famine of the early s didn’t go excessively wrong it’s precisely thanks to Ethiopia’s experience in famine prevention from the s (during wartime). But if the country does have its own grain stocks, the.

This book is available under special arrangement from our European publishing partner De Gruyter. An Anniversary Collection volume In From Poverty to Famine in Northeast Ethiopia, James McCann engages an interdisciplinary perspective to uncover the historical background to the persistence of famine in the northeast region of Ethiopia.

This paper examines households’ vulnerability to poverty in Ethiopia. It uses household cross-sectional surveys to estimate the extent of vulnerability as expected poverty.

The unidimensional vulnerability measure using consumption expenditure shows that 38 percent of the population was vulnerable to. Malawi’s First Famine: 8. An Atypical Urban Famine: Antananarivo, Madagascar 9.

North Korea as a ‘New’ Famine Why Do Famines Persist in the Horn of Africa. Ethiopia: Increased Rural Vulnerability in the Era of Globalization: Conflict and Famine. A leading Ethiopianist, Mesfin Wolde Meriam, for one, has for years conducted such research to produce his recent book ``Rural Vulnerability to Famine in Ethiopia: ''.

Book Description: In From Poverty to Famine in Northeast Ethiopia, James McCann engages an interdisciplinary perspective to uncover the historical background to the persistence of famine in the northeast region of study focuses on the northern Wallo region, an area that was incorporated into Haile Selassie's modern state system and now one of the most devastated portions.

The Ethiopia famine in showed that even if a country has an adequate food supply, the inability to move food from regions of abundance to regions suffering food deficits due to poor infrastructure and conflict can cause famine-like conditions (see, for example, Amartya Sen's Poverty and Famines).

The famines of Ethiopia and Sudan in.A brief summary of famine and drought from a historical perspective is given. In an attempt to estimate the magnitude of deaths due to the famine in Ethiopia, a survey was conducted among the resettled famine victims. The results show that the expected life at birth among the male and female famine victims was and years.Rural Household Vulnerability to Poverty in South West Ethiopia: The Case of Gilgel Gibe Hydraulic Dam Area of Sokoru and Tiro Afeta Woreda By Sisay Tolla, Dr.

Wondaferahu Mulugeta & Mr. Yilkal Wasse. need to consider not only the current poor but also the vulnerability of current non.