Famine in Ethiopia: Policy Implications of Coping Failure at National and Household Levels
Intl Food Policy Res Inst, 1992 - Social Science - 167 pages
Concepts and research approach; A record of drought and famine in Ethiopia; Household responses to drought and famine; Agricultural constraints: conflict, policy, and drought; Prices and markets during famine; Public intervention during famine.
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