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20th International Conference of Ethiopian Studies (ICES20)
Mekelle University, Ethiopia

"Regional and Global Ethiopia - Interconnections and Identities"
1-5 October, 2018

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03 Economics & Development Studies

0301 Ch’at in Ethiopia

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0301-01SOCIO-CULTURAL IMPACTS OF KHAT CULTURE ON THE LIVING STANDARD OF CHEWERS’ HOUSEHOLDS IN HARAR CITYZERIHUN Girma, Haramaya University
0301-02THE FERENJII WHO STARES AT GOATS – OBSERVATIONS FROM THE “LAND OF MÄRQANA”Till Jakob Frederik TROJER, PhD Candidate in Anthropology and Sociology at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London, United Kingdom
0301-03KHAT AN AGENT OF CHANGE IN SOCIAL-ECOLOGICAL LANDSCAPES OF ETHIOPIAGESSESSE Dessie, Independent researcher
0301-04“DIFFERENT BUT THE SAME, THE SAME BUT DIFFERENT”: TWO CONTRASTING TRADING SYSTEMS IN SOUTH AND EASTERN ETHIOPIAGIRMA Negash Ture, Department of History, Addis Ababa University
0301-06BEYOND THE BAN : THE NEED FOR A FRESH APPROACH TOWARDS KHAT LAW AND POLICY IN ETHIOPIADANIEL Megersa, Mifas medical and scientific groups
0301-07CH’AT CONSUMPTION, UNEMPLOYMENT AND HOPE AMONG YOUNG MEN IN THE CITY OF MEKELLE. Gianmarco SALVATI, University of Naples
0301-08THE CHANGING FACES OF THE KHAT CULTURE: "LIVING WITH KHAT" ON THE STREETS OF ETHIOPIA AND VULNERABILITY TO POOR HEALTH, A CASE FROM MERKATO AREA OF ADDIS ABABASHEGAW Friew Admasu, Arba Minch University, Ethiopia
0301-09KHAT ABUSE AND ASSOCIATED FACTORS AMONG PRISONERS IN JIMMA CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION.YIMENU Yitayih Abyu, Bahirdar Health Science College, Ethiopia
0301-10THE KHAT DEBATE IN ETHIOPIA: THE MISSING LINKZERIHUN Mohammed, Forum for Social Studies, Ethiopia
0301-11DOES URBAN DEVELOPMENT, ADMINISTRATIVE UPGRADING AND CONNECTIVITY FACILITATE THE CULTIVATION OF KHAT? SOME EVIDENCE FROM NORTH-EASTERN ETHIOPIA'.Jonathan BAKER, Department of Global Development and Planning, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Agder, Norway.
GOITOM Abera, Assistant Professor, College of Business & Economics, Mekelle University, Ethiopia
0301-12THE DILEMMA OF KHAT CHEWING AMONG THE STUDENTS OF HIGHER EDUCATION: ADDIS ABABA UNIVERSITY MAIN CAMPUS, ETHIOPIAYOHANNES GebreMichael, Addis Ababa University
0301-13IMPACTS OF CH’AT ON ETHIOPIAN SOCIETY AND THE WAY-OUTYERASWORK Admassie, Forum for Social Studies
0301-14HISTORICAL OVERVIEW OF JIMAA/KHAT CULTIVATION AND ITS EXISTING CHALLENGES ON LAKE HARAMAYA-TINIQE WATERSHED, EASTERN ETHIOPIA TILAHUN Tefera, Haramaya University
MAMO Hebo, Addis Ababa University
HIRUT Terefe, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
0301-15EFFECT OF CH'AT AND ASSOCIATED FACTORS ON NUTRITIONAL STATUS AMONG CH'AT CHEWERS AT GULELLE SUB-CITY, ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIATESFAYE Girma Legesse, Department of Nutrition Saint Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
ZEWDU Jima Takle, Department of Physiology Saint Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
MEASHO G/selassie Best, Department of Health Service Management Institute of Public Health, University of Gondar, Gondar, Ethiopia

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0303 Development and Labour in the Horn of Africa: Outlining the Contours of a Key Relationship

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0303-01TRADE UNIONS AND THE DEMOCRATIC DEVELOPMENTAL STATE IN ETHIOPIACamille Louise PELLERIN, London School of Economics, Department of International Development, UK
0303-02EMPOWERING WOMEN'S PARTICIPATION IN TOURISM LABOUR FORCE IN AMHARA REGION, ETHIOPIAGUBAYE Assaye Alamineh, Social anthropology, PhD candidate in peace and Development studies at Haramaya University
BIRHANIE Alemu, Social Anthropology, PhD candidate in Social Anthropology at AAU
FIKIRITE Adudga, Tourism and development, PhD candidate in peace and security at AAU
0303-04AGENCY, ORIENTATION AND POSITION OF LABOUR IN THE ETHIOPIAN POLITICAL ECONOMY: STRIKES, STRUGGLES AND WAGES, 1960-2010SAMUEL Andreas Admasie, International Institute of Social History
0303-05A CLOSED OR AN OPEN HISTORICAL PARENTHESIS? ITALIAN LABOUR AND THE “VALORISATION” POLICIES IN THE HORN OF AFRICA, 1890-1941Stefano BELLUCCI, Leiden University
0303-06SKILL FORMATION AND DIVISION OF LABOR IN ETHIOPIAN MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY: FOCUSING ON EMPLOYEES IN LEATHER SHOES INDUSTRYKana MATSUBARA, Kyoto University, Japan
0303-07MILESTONES IN THE EARLY HISTORY OF LABOUR LEGISLATIONS IN ETHIOPIAGIRMA Negash Ture, Addis Ababa University, Department of History
0303-08THE SHORT-TERM IMPACTS OF FACTORY EMPLOYMENT ON THE FERTILITY CHOICES OF YOUNG MARRIED WOMEN: EVIDENCE FROM ETHIOPIA USING A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIALSandra Kristine HALVORSEN, Chr. Michelsen Institute
0303-09MARGINALIZATION OF ARTISANS AND ITS SEQUELS: CASE OF CENTERAL TIGRAYWUHIBEGEZER Ferede, Blue Nile Water Institute, Bahirdar, Ethiopia
AKLILU Kahsay, Mekelle University
0303-10RECRUITING SOLDIERS. MILITARY LABOUR AND RECRUITING PRACTICES IN THE HORN OF AFRICA (1912-1941)Zaccaria MASSIMO, Università degli Studi di Pavia

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0304 Enabling Infrastructures, Redefining Territories: Ethiopia’s Regions Beyond Rural or Urban Bias

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0304-01THE CHALLENGES OF DEVELOPING THE URBAN INFORMAL SECTOR FOR INCLUSIVE URBAN DEVELOPMENT IN ETHIOPIAGETAHUN Fenta Kebede, Addis Ababa University, Center for African and Oriental Studies
0304-02PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES OF THE INNER SLUM RESIDENTS IN BAHIR DAR CITY OF ETHIOPIA: A QUEST FOR A CRITICAL LOOK AT THE ‘KOSHEKOSH’MOGES Gebreegziabher Woldu, Mekelle University
0304-03THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF LOCAL LAND DEALS DUE TO URBANIZATION AROUND BAHIR DAR, ETHIOPIAWUBANTE Fetene Admasu, 1. Department of Land and Property Valuation, Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia 2.Department of Engineering Management, University of Antwerp, Belgium
Steven VAN PASSEL, 1.Department of Engineering management, University of Antwerp 2. Centre for Environmental Sciences, Hasselt University, Belgium
AMARE Sewnet, Associate Prof., Department of Geography, Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia
Jan NYSSEN, Prof., Department of Geography, Ghent University, Belgium
ENYEW Adgo, Associate Prof., Department of Natural Resource Management, Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia
0304-06THE ETHIOPIAN NATIONAL RAILWAY NETWORK AND THE ETHIOPIA POWER GRID: A COMPLETION FOR REGIONAL INTEGRATION IN FEDERAL ETHIOPIAAlain GASCON, Institut français de géopolitique-Université Paris 8
0304-08TRANSPORT PATTERNS AND PROBLEMS OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES AND ITS POLICY ISSUES: CASES IN ADDIS ABABA TESSEMA Eseta, Dept of Administration and Public Management, MPMP, A.A.U
0304-09ENVISIONING THE FUTURE THROUGH INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT. EXPECTATIONS OF MODERNITY IN THE TEXTILE INDUSTRY OF MEKELLE, TIGRAYDavide CHINIGO, Stellenbosch University
0304-10SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF DOUBLE DISCRIMINATION ON WOMEN WITH DISABILITY LIVELIHOODS IN ADIGRAT TOWN,TIGRAY SENAIT Abrha Teamr, IPHC, Mekelle University
MOGES Gebreegziabher Woldu, IPHC, Mekelle University
0304-11LANDFILL IN MEKELLE(ETHIOPIA): THE CREATION OF A “CULTURAL LANDSCAPE”Sara SAPUPPO, Sapienza Università di Roma (Italy)

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0305 Lands of the Future. Time for Innovation. Can Ethiopia Still Set a Global Example for Equitable Development?

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0305-01LAND TENURE, LAND USE, AND LIVELIHOODS IN MIDLAND GEDEO, SOUTHERN ETHIOPIAGETACHEW Senishaw, Addis Ababa University
0305-04FROM CATTLE HERDING TO CHARCOAL BURNING: LARGE-SCALE AGRIBUSINESS AND LIVELIHOOD CHANGES IN ETHIOPIA’S PASTORALIST FRONTIERS ASEBE Regassa Debelo, Dilla University
0305-06GENDER ASPECTS OF LAND ENTITLEMENT IN THE BLUE NILE WATERSHED, NORTHWESTERN ETHIOPIATAKELE Merid, Addis Ababa University, Institute of Ethiopian Studies
0305-07THE RUSH TO THE PERIPHERIES: LAND TENURE ISSUES AND LIVELIHOOD CHALLENGES OF PERI-URBAN FARMERSADDISWORK Tilahun Teklemariam, Hawassa University, Center for Policy and Development Research
MOHAMED Salih Abdelrahim, Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Rotterdam University, The Hauge, The Netherlands
Logan COCHRANE, Carleton University, Global and International Studies Faculty of Public Affairs
0305-08TAPPING THE POTENTIAL OF CROSS-BOUNDARY SYNERGY IN SOUTH-WESTERN ETHIOPIA Immo EULENBERGER, Max-Planck Institute for Social Anthropology
0305-09CULTIVATING THE AGRO-PASTORALIST DIET IN SOUTH OMO NOW AND IN THE FUTUREShauna LaTOSKY, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology (Halle/Saale)
OLISARALI Olibui, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology (Halle/Saale)
0305-10WHEN INVESTMENTS IN FARMLAND FAIL TO PRODUCE: RENT-SEEKING DISCOURSES AND LAND-USE QUESTIONS IN ETHIOPIAJonah WEDEKIND, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
0305-11PLANTATION DEVELOPMENT IN THE OMO-TURKANA BASIN: LESSONS FROM THE COLORADO AND THE ARAL SEAEdward G. J. STEVENSON, University College London
0305-13WHO MAKES THE WORLD? RE-ASSESSING LAND USE EXPERTISE IN ETHIOPIAEchi Christina GABBERT, Goettingen University, Germany ; Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology Halle/Saale; Germany
0305-14FORMS OF COMMUNICATION AND NON-COMMUNICATION IN LAND USE MANAGEMENTGünther SCHLEE, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle
0305-15‘ANACHRONISTIC LAND POLICIES’ OR ‘DEVELOPMENTAL AMNESIA’: LAND GOVERNANCE IN CONTEMPORARY ETHIOPIAFANA Gebresenbet, Institute for Peace and Security Studies, Addis Ababa University
0305-17'GOVERNANCE' - A PASTORALIST INTERPRETATION FROM THE LOWER OMOSabine TROEGER, University of Bonn, Germany
0305-19LAND DEALS IN ETHIOPIA: THE NUER PASTORALISTS IN GAMBELLA REGIONAL WONDWOSEN Seide, Lund University
0305-21COMMUNAL LAND RIGHTS IN ETHIOPIA: A LIVELIHOOD PERSPECTIVE BASED ON THE CASE OF GAMO-GOFA ZONENIGATU Bekele Mengesha, Dilla University

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0306 Vulnerability and New Solidarities Among Ethiopian Pastoralists: Renegotiating Power and Identities in Ethiopia’s Pastoral Borderlands

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0306-01ADEQUATE CONSULTATION AND DIALOGUE WITH LOCAL COMMUNITY; UNLOCKING THE UNTAPPED POTENTIAL FOR PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT; EVIDENCE FROM SOUTH OMO ZONEMOHAMMED Yimer, Arba Minch University
0306-02ASSET OR DETRIMENT?: INFORMAL CROSS-BORDER SOCIO-ECONOMIC RELATIONS IN ETHIOPIA-KENYA BORDER AND IMPLICATIONS FOR LOCAL DEVELOPMENTYETEBAREK Hizekeal Zekareas, Institute of Indigenous Studies, Dilla University
Randi HAUGLAND, University of Tromso
0306-03VULNERABILITY AND ADAPTATION STRATEGIES OF RURAL LIVELIHOOD TO CLIMATE CHANGE IN CASE OF LIBO KEMKEM DISTRICT, SOUTH GONDER ZONES, ETHIOPIA MELESE Worku, Debre Tabor University
SAMAL Sahela, Gonder Universty
ABAY Banhun, Debera Markos
0306-05DEVELOPMENT AND PASTORALISM: Saverio KRATLI, IUAES Commission on Nomadic Peoples
0306-06UNDERSTANDING THE DYNAMISM IN PASTORAL AREAS AS POINT OF DEPARTURE FOR APPROPRIATE PLANNING: EXPERIENCES FROM SOMALI REGION,ETHIOPIA YOHANNES GebreMichael, Addis Ababa University
0306-07TRADITIONAL LEADERS OF AFAR AND THE DYNAMICS OF PASTORALIST STATE INTERACTION EVIDENCE FROM LOWER AWASH VALLEY OF AFAR REGIONAL STATEANNILEY E. Tessema, Debre Birhan University

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0307 Entrepreneurship, Enterprises and Social Responsibility

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0307-02VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS OF MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES (MSMES): A SURVEY STUDY ON SELECTED SECTOR OF MSMES IN TIGRAYRAHWA Gebre Tesfahuney, Asst. Professor in Mekelle University and PhD Candidate in Development Studies (Environment and Development) in AAU, Ethiopia
0307-03CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR SOCIAL DIMENSION OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT IN ETHIOPIA: A CONCEPTUAL ANALYSISTESFAYE Fentaw Nigatu, Wollo University, Ethiopia
0307-04RURAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT AND SUCCESS: THEORETICAL AND EMPIRICAL LITERATURE REVIEWABRAHAM Abebe, Lecturer Assosa University / PhD candidate Punjabi, University Patiala, India
0307-05DETERMINANTS OF SELF EMPLOYMENT DECISION IN WEST SHOA ZONE, OROMIA REGION, ETHIOPIASILESHI Talegeta, Department of Management, Ambo University
ZEWDU Adefris, Department of Economics, College of Business & Economics, Ambo University

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0308 Rural Development: Recent Research on the Socioeconomic Situation of Farmers

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0308-02PUBLIC MEETINGS AND CITIZEN PARTICIPATION IN RURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMSHAGOS Nigussie, Mekelle University
0308-03RURAL LABOUR DISPLACEMENT AND CLIMATE VARIABILITY IN CENTRAL ETHIOPIA: PANEL DATA APPROACHAREGA Shumetie, Haramaya University
0308-05SMALLHOLDER FARMERS’ PARTICIPATION IN SEED PRODUCING COOPERATIVES IN SOUTHERN ZONE OF TIGRAY, ETHIOPIAHAGOS Kidane, Tigray Agricultural Research Institute (TARI), Alamata Agricultural Research Center, P.O. Box 56, Alamata, Ethiopia
TESFAYE Lemma, Haramaya University, Department of Rural Development and Agricultural Extension, Haramaya, Ethiopia
GIRMAY Tesfay, Mekelle University, Department of Natural Resources Economics and Management, Mekelle, Ethiopia
0308-06CAN WE MODEL IRRIGATION POTENTIAL IN A DATA SCARCE ENVIRONMENT?MEHARI Hiben, Tigray Water Bureau
0308-07IDEAS AND THE EVOLUTION OF SOCIAL PROTECTION IN ETHIOPIA: THE PRODUCTIVE SAFETY NET PROGRAMME AND COMMUNITY-BASED HEALTH INSURANCETom LAVERS, Global Development Institute, University of Manchester
0308-08THE INSTITUTION OF MAHBER: AN ENGINE FOR DEVELOPMENT OR A SOURCE EXTRAVAGANCEABRAHA Weldu, Bule Hora University
0308-09THE ROLE OF MICROFINANCE INSTITUTIONS IN POVERTY REDUCTION AMONG THE RURAL POOR IN ETHIOPIA: IN THE CASE OF OMO MICRO FINANCE INSTITUTION IN GURAGE ZONETOLLERA Tesema, Dept of Admin. and Public Management, MPMP, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
0308-10FARMERS MARKET ACCESS AND CASH CROP ADOPTION: EVIDENCE FROM NORTH SHOA ZONE ETHIOPIA ABDELLA Kosa, Lecturer at Kotebe Metropolitan University
IDRIS Mohammad, Lecturer at Debre Berhan University

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0309 Development Aid, Food Security Programmes and the Effects

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0309-01DOES FOREIGN AID HELP TO IMPROVE EXPORT ORIENTATION IN ETHIOPIA? SINTAYOH Fissha, Grant MacEwan University
0309-02CONVERGENCE OF SUSTAINABLE LAND MANAGEMENT (SLM), PRODUCTIVE SAFETY NET PROGRAM (PSNP) AND AGRICULTURAL GROWTH PROGRAM (AGP) TOWARDS ENHANCING FOOD SECURITY IN ETHIOPIA: CASE STUDIES IN AMHARA REGIONDEGEFA Tolossa, College of Development Studies, Addis Ababa University
0309-03MECHANISMS OF DEVELOPMENT AID NEGOTIATION Gabrielle BAYLE, SOAS, London
0309-04KNOWLEDGE COPRODUCTION & FOOD SECURITY RESEARCHLogan COCHRANE, Carleton University

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