3 edition of Urban poverty in Ethiopia found in the catalog.
Urban poverty in Ethiopia
|Statement||edited by Emebet Mulugeta.|
|Contributions||Emebet Mulugeta., Addis Ababa University. Center for Research Training and Information for Women in Development., Universitetet i Tromsø.|
|LC Classifications||HQ1794.5 .E5 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 201 p. :|
|Number of Pages||201|
|LC Control Number||2009349831|
We quantify rain and price shock impacts on welfare in Ethiopia using objective data. • We simulate future consumption based on estimated shock impacts and probabilities. • We find that rural vulnerability is higher than poverty; the reverse in urban areas. • This reflects a baseline with relatively good rainfall but high food price. Ethiopia is making strides in poverty alleviation efforts. When compared to other African countries, only Uganda has seen higher poverty reduction between and According to the World Bank, agricultural growth has been the biggest driver in reducing poverty in Ethiopia.
Ethiopia is one of the poorest countries in the world with a per capita income of just above US$ With such a low average income, poverty is of course widespread, so understanding the causes of poverty is of utmost importance, but until recently very little household-data has been available. This study deals with many aspects of poverty and income-distribution in Ethiopia, providing a. The incidence of poverty in urban center of Ethiopia has been growing fast over the last few years as compared to the rural area. The main emphasis of this study is to assess the level and status of urban poverty and survival strategies of poor households in Asella town of Arsi zone in Oromiya regional state, Ethiopia. Read more Read lessAuthor: Sisay Debebe.
Re-Igniting Poverty Reduction in Urban Ethiopia through Inclusive Growth1 1. Stagnation in urban poverty reduction amidst rapid growth in Ethiopia Ethiopia in the decade up to has been characterized by robust growth rates of the urban economy, where a still limited share of the population lives.2 The urban economy has been. The result shows that between / and /, the poverty headcount has decreased for both female-headed households (FHHs) and male-headed households (MHHs), where the rate of reduction was higher for the FHHs. Feminization of poverty is thus a weak argument in urban Ethiopia.
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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Urban Poverty In Ethiopia. There is, however, an increasing trend of urban growth and with it urban poverty all over the world. In Ethiopia urban poverty, in comparison to rural poverty and national level poverty, has increased over time.
This has necessitated urban poverty reduction as an important area of intervention in urban development and planning. Inurban poverty rate for Ethiopia was %. Urban poverty rate of Ethiopia fell gradually from % in to % in Urban poverty rate is the percentage of the urban population living below the national urban poverty line.
The second paper is entitled: ‘Gender Dimensions of Urban Poverty in Ethiopia: The Case of Three Kebelles in Addis Ababa’.
Research for the study was undertaken in three kebelles in Addis and the focus of the analysis is the impact of urban poverty on women.
Book Preview. There is, however, an increasing trend of urban growth and with it urban poverty all over the world. In Ethiopia urban poverty, in comparison to rural poverty and national level poverty, Urban poverty in Ethiopia book.
This study assesses the determinants of urban household poverty in Addis Ababa based on survey data using logistic regression. Urban poverty in Ethiopia book Based on the cost of basic needs approach, out of the surveyed households, of them were found to be poor, that is, the head count is %.
The poverty gap and severity of poverty indices were found out to be Author: TEGODIE HIBSTU. Unlike in rural areas, urban poverty is reflected at an individual rather than communal level. Accordingly, poverty in such context is usually described in terms of income, consumption level, and employment.
In Ethiopia the challenge of urban poverty has become daunting. The study offers a comprehensive picture of child poverty in Ethiopia, also drawing from children’s own perceptions of poverty, its causes and consequences, and the impact of urbanisation on their daily lives.
Qualitative findings are compared with innovative analysis of Welfare Monitoring Surveys that took place twice ( and ). and planning in urban Ethiopia results in rising unemployment, challenges in the provision of infrastructures, services, and housing.
Hence, low quality of life, low life expectancy, food shortages and high incidence of poverty characterize most of the urban areas (WB, ). The multi-dimensional character of poverty in Ethiopia is. Poverty is predominantly a rural phenomenon in Ethiopia.
While urban headcount poverty declined from percent in to percent inrural poverty only declined from percent to percent in the same period. Unfortunately, the evidence on the role of health in reducing poverty. This study was an assessment of the perceived effects of poverty on urban socio economic development in Ambo town.
Poverty is deprivation in wellbeing and lack of basic necessities to sustain life. Prior researches conducted on the perception of people on the effects of poverty towards urban socio-economic development were insufficient in Ethiopia.
Poverty is predominantly rural phenomenon in Ethiopia. While urban headcount poverty declined from percent in to percent in rural poverty only declined from percent to URBAN POVERTY IN Ethiopia has not been a focus for researchers. The studies that do exist have been undertaken by action-oriented organiza-tions such as NGOs, and rarely by academics.
What little information there is mainly concerns the analysis of poverty at a certain point in time. Where are Ethiopia ’s rural poor people. The incidence of poverty in rural areas is greater and poverty is more severe than in urban areas.
There is a uniform distribution of poverty throughout the country’s rural areas. An exception is the region of Oromiya, where the level and intensity of poverty is.
The study reveals that there are large geographical inequalities: 94 per cent children in rural areas are multi-dimensionally deprived compared to 42 per cent of children in urban areas.
Across Ethiopia’s regions, rates of child poverty range from 18 per cent in Addis Ababa to 91 per cent in Afar, Amhara, and SNNPR. The study provides an overview of the multi-faceted and spatial dimensions of urban poverty in Ethiopia drawing on the household survey data.
First, the study observes urban poverty through a “spatial lens” by segmenting the urban space based on population. This book argues that an examination of the food system and food security provides a valuable lens to interrogate urban poverty.
Chapters examine the linkages between poverty, urban food systems and local governance with a focus on case studies from three smaller or secondary cities in Africa: Kisumu (Kenya), Kitwe (Zambia) and Epworth (Zimbabwe).
And urban areas fared much better than rural areas that experienced low and variable growth rates over the same period. “Economic growth and development have substantially reduced poverty levels in Ethiopia, however, the monetary living standards of households remain low.
change in poverty and inequality across urban households in Ethiopia but a very small one at aggregate level. They underscored the significance of understanding the workings of the labor market in informing policies of poverty reduction. Geda et al () reported a strong correlation between growth and inequality.
The paper concludes that. The poverty assessment documents large differences in schooling outcomes between urban and rural children and, to a lesser extent, between children in the bottom welfare quintile and those at the top.
Inmore than 65% of youth aged in urban Ethiopia. The beneficiaries represent the poorest 12 percent and about 55% of people living below the poverty line in the eleven cities selected for the program.
The program is part of Ethiopia’s government urban food security and job creation strategy, which aims to support over million urban poor living in cities and towns in the coming ten.Using data spanning 15 years, we study subjective and consumption poverty in urban Ethiopia.
Despite rapid economic growth and declining consumption poverty, subjective poverty remains largely unchanged. We find that households with a history of poverty continue to perceive themselves as poor even if their material consumption improves.“Poverty in urban areas fell from 26% in to 15% in Conversely, progress was more modest in rural areas, with a decrease in poverty from 30% to 26% over the same period,” said Carolyn Turk, World Bank Country Director for Ethiopia, Eritrea, Sudan and South Sudan.