[E–pub] (Agricultural Transformation in Ethiopia)
Of development strategy not only in ETHIOPIA BUT ALSO ACROSS THE GLOBAL but also across the global They argue #That Any Effective Policy Will #any ffective policy will to go beyond agriculture to consider the role of health nutrition and local food customs as well as including increased safeguards for smallholders’ land rights Together they offer a new perspective on food security and sustainability two of the most pressing issues currently facing global development ffort. .
For thousands of years Ethiopia #has depended on its smallholding farmers to provide the bulk of its food needs But now these family owned farms are bulk of its food needs But now these family owned farms are on its smallholding farmers to provide the bulk of its food needs But now these family owned farms are threat from climate change nvironmental degradation and declining productivity As a result they have increasingly become subsistence oriented with many of these farmers trapped in a cycle of poverty At the same time mainstream development policies have marginalized smallholders v. En though they may hold #The Key To Addressing Rural #key to addressing rural through agricultural reform This collection written by leading Ethiopian scholars xplores the scope and impact of Ethiopia’s policy reforms over the past two decades on the smallholder sector Focusing on the Lake Tana basin in northwestern Ethiopia an area with untapped potential for growth the contributors show that smallholders represent a vitally overlooked component. ,