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96. Rainwater Harvesting in Ethiopia Capturing the Realities and Exploring Opportunities
Author: Daniel Kassahun
FSS Research Report: No. 1

Ethiopia’s agriculture is predominantly rain fed. Food shortages and variability of rainfall are typical characteristics of small-holder producers. To address the challenges of food insecurity and associated poverty, rainwater harvesting (RWH) is one of the pursued strategic interventions
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97. Livelihood insecurity among Urban Households in Ethiopia
Editor: Dessalegn Rahmato and Aklilu Kidanu
Discussion Paper: Number 8

This study is based on a survey of households undertaken in the last quarter of 2001 for ILO as part of the project entitled People's Security Survey (PSS). The main objective of PSS was to try to capture people's perceptions and normative values of "livelihood" security.
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98. NGOs and Poverty Reduction
Editor: Meheret Ayenew ed.
Consultation paper on poverty No 2.

This is the second issue of the Consultation Paper series that FSS has published as part of its Poverty Dialogue Forum.
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99. ARB Volume 5, Number 2
September/ Septembre 2009
Editor: Bahru Zewde
* Dreams from Our Ancestors: Obama and Africa/ Adekeye Adebajo
* The Ethiopian Revolution. War in the Horn of Africa / Jon Abbink
* The Reinvention of the Theory of Failed Morality in Kenya and Africa/ Tom Odhiambo
* The Roots of Political Violence in Zimbabwe/ Bhekinkosi Moyo
* Le statut spirituel et social du saint chez les chrétiens et les musulmans/ Abdelouahab Belgherras
* Tunisie : approches sur la dynamique sociale (1950-2000)/ Christiana Constantopoulou
* Une histoire des rmes élitaires au Maghreb/ Tayeb Rehaïl
* Des migrants si proches et si loin de nous/ Brahim Hadj Slimane
* Myriam Makeba/ Benaouda Lebdai
100. ARB Volume 4, Number 1
March/Mars 2008
Editor: Bahru Zewde
* Tribute to a Committed Intellectual/Godwin R. Murunga
* Making a Living in Contemporary Rural South Africa/ Maano Ramutsindela
* In Search of an Explanation for the Ethiopian Revolution of 1974/ Shiferaw Bekele
* Africa’s Avuncular Saint/ Adekeye Adebajo
* Impact des accords de partenariat économique sur les droits de douane des pays de la CEMAC : le cas du Congo Brazzaville/Koyangoz Alain Douathe
* Intellectuels d’Afrique entre colonisation et mondialisation/ Hirreche Baghdad Mohamed
* L’identité africaine serait-elle moins soluble que les autres dans l’ occidentalité ? / Aïcha Benamar
* Une historienne au cœur de l’Afrique / Ouanassa Siari Tengour
* Les mutations géographiques du Sahara : d’hier à aujourd’hui/ Abed Bendjelid