Bethelhem Koru Aga

Bethelhem Koru Aga is specialized in Development and Resource Economics. Bethelhem has more than ten year’s research experience at the International Food Policy Research Institute. Her research interest includes Agricultural Economics, Food security, Nutrition and poverty. Bethelhem been involved in a wide variety of research projects ranging from large impact evaluation to smaller household survey projects.

 

 

Content by Bethelhem Koru Aga
  • Blog post

    Climate information services to enhance agricultural resilience: Evidence from Ethiopia

    Access to climate information services can improve agricultural productivity and farmers' resilience in Ethiopia. Panel data estimates reveal access to existing weather and climate services boosts maize and wheat productivity by about 27% and 17%, respectively, comparable to or higher than the conventional yield-increasing production technologies such as fertiliser and...

    9 Jun 2022 | Seneshaw Tamru, Bart Minten, Bethelhem Koru Aga

  • Blog post

    Prospects for rural jobs in Ethiopia

    Ethiopia’s burgeoning rural population are in need of off-farm employment which the heavily agriculture-reliant economy will struggle to provide. As available land becomes less accessible, rural youth need alternative sources of income to support themselves. To answer this, we surveyed households in Ethiopia on the types of income sources currently available and what...

    24 Jan 2022 | Fantu Nisrane Bachewe, Seneshaw Tamru, Bethelhem Koru Aga