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Food Aid Targeting in Ethiopia: A Study of Household Food Insecurity and Food Aid Distributions

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  • Clay, Daniel C.
  • Molla, Daniel
  • Habtewold, Debebe

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This paper examines the efficiency of food aid targeting in rural Ethiopia based on empirical evidence from a survey of a nationally representative sample of 4,166 farm households conducted by the Grain Market Research Project (GMRP) of MEDAC in collaboration with the Central Statistical Authority (CSA). The survey was administered in June 1995 and covered the 12-month period from the beginning of the 1995 meher harvest to the beginning of the 1996 meher harvest.

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  • Clay, Daniel C. & Molla, Daniel & Habtewold, Debebe, 1998. "Food Aid Targeting in Ethiopia: A Study of Household Food Insecurity and Food Aid Distributions," Food Security Collaborative Working Papers 55600, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:midcwp:55600
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    1. Stefan Dercon & Pramila Krishnan, 2003. "Food aid and informal insurance," CSAE Working Paper Series 2003-01, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
    2. Clay, Daniel C. & Molla, Daniel & Habtewold, Debebe, 1999. "Food aid targeting in Ethiopia: A study of who needs it and who gets it," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 24(4), pages 391-409, August.

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    Keywords

    food security; food policy; Ethiopia; food aid; Food Security and Poverty; Q18;

    JEL classification:

    • Q18 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Agricultural Policy; Food Policy

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