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Title:Proceedings of the Fifth Regional Conference of the Amhara Regional State Economic Development
Editor:Demirew Getachew
City of publisher:Addis Ababa
Publisher:Ethiopian Economics Association (EEA)
ISBN:9994454404; 9789994454402
Geographic term:Ethiopia
Subjects:regional development
economic development
agricultural development
rural development
social security
health insurance
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Abstract:This volume contains the proceedings of the 'Fifth Regional Conference on the Amhara Regional State Economic Development' which took place on August 31, 2013 and where mostly Ethiopian researchers discussed a wide range of economic issues affecting the Amhara Region in Ethiopia. The focus was on social protection and agricultural development. Contributions: Enrolment in Ethiopia's community based health insurance scheme (Anagaw Derseh, et al.); Manufacturing industry competitiveness platform of Amhara Region (Kassie Dessie); Determinants of farmers' preference for adaptation strategies to climate change: evidence from Shoa Robit area, North Shoa zone of Amhara Region, Ethiopia (Negash Mulatu Debalke); The impacts of brokerage institutions in the marketing of horticultural crops in Fogera district, South Gondar, Amhara region (Simegnew Tamir, Kinde Getnet and Jema Haji); Prospects of transforming subsistence agriculture into sustainable livelihoods: a case-study of the Ribb sub-catchment Ethiopia (Yodit Balcha); Determinants of loan repayment performance of smallholder farmers: the case of Kalu district, South Wollo zone, Amhara National Regional State (Zebalem Gebeyehu, Jema Haji and Hassen Beshire). [ASC Leiden abstract]