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Gender Policy Dialogue Series

Consultation Papers on the Environment

FSS Studies on Poverty

Other Educational Materials

Intergenerational Knowledge Transfer

African Review of Books

 

FSS Periodical

 

         Medrek, now renamed FSS BULLETIN (Quarterly since 1998. English and Amharic)

NEW

In this Bulletin, there are three articles. The first article deals with the impact of urban redevelopment on the livelihoods of displaced people. The last two articles dwell on food production.  For more information read EDITOR'S NOTE

 

 Africa Review of Books (ARB) (Managed by FSS for CODESRIA)

o        Vol. 1, No. 1 (October 2004)

o        Vol. 1, No. 2 (September 2005)

o        Vol. 1I, No. 1 (March 2006)

 CODESRIA, the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa is headquartered in Dakar Senegal. It is an independent Pan-African research organization with a primary focus on the social sciences. ARB issues can be accessed electronically on the CODESRIA website www.codesria.org/

                                                                                                                                                                                                         

FSS Discussion Papers

 

No. 1

Water Resource Development in Ethiopia: Issues of Sustainability and Participation. Dessalegn Rahmato.  June 1999

No. 2 

The City of Addis Ababa: Policy Options for the Governance and Management of a City with Multiple Identity. Meheret Ayenew. December 1999

No. 3 

Listening to the Poor: A Study Based on Selected Rural and Urban Sites in Ethiopia. Aklilu Kidanu and Dessalegn Rahmato. May 2000

No. 4 

Small-Scale Irrigation and Household Food Security. A Case Study from Central Ethiopia. Fuad Adem. February 2001

No. 5

Land Redistribution and Female-Headed Households. By Yigremew Adal. November 2001

No. 6

Environmental Impact of Development Policies in Peripheral Areas: The Case of Metekel, Northwest Ethiopia. Wolde-Selassie Abbute. Forthcoming, 2001

No. 7

The Environmental Impact of Small-scale Irrigation: A Case Study. Fuad Adem. Forthcoming, 2001

No. 8

Livelihood Insecurity Among Urban Households in Ethiopia. Dessalegn Rahmato and Aklilu Kidanu. October 2002

No. 9

Rural Poverty in Ethiopia: Household Case Studies from North Shewa. Yared Amare. December 2002

No.10

Rural Lands in Ethiopia: Issues, Evidences and Policy Response. Tesfaye Teklu. May 2003

No.11   

Resettlement in Ethiopia: The Tragedy of Population Relocation in the 1980s. Dessalegn Rahmato.

June 2003

No.12

No.13

Searching for Tenure Security? The Land System and New Policy Initiatives in Ethiopia.

Dessalegn Rahmato. August 2004.A Comparative Study of Forest Management in Eza District, Gurage Zone, Southern Ethiopia. Tenkir Bonger. 2005

                                                                                                       

FSS Monograph Series

 

No. 1

Survey of the Private Press in Ethiopia: 1991-1999. Shimelis Bonsa. 2000

No. 2 

Environmental Change and State Policy in Ethiopia: Lessons from Past Experience. Dessalegn Rahmato. 2001

No. 3 

Democratic Assistance to Post-Conflict Ethiopia: Impact and Limitations. Dessalegn Rahmato and Meheret Ayenew. 2004

No. 4

Lord, Zega and Peasant: A Study of Property and Agrarian Relations in Rural Eastern Gojjam. Habtamu Mengistie. 2004

No. 2

Poverty And The Social Context of Sex Work In Addis Ababa:  An Anthropological Perspective. Bethlehem Tekola. 2006

                                                                                                                                                                                    

FSS Conference Proceedings

 

1. Issues in Rural Development. Proceedings of the Inaugural Workshop of the Forum for Social Studies, 18 September 1998. Edited by Zenebework Taddesse. 2000

2.  Development and Public Access to Information in Ethiopia. Edited by Zenebework Tadesse. 2000

3.  Environment and Development in Ethiopia. Edited by Zenebework Tadesse. 2001

4. Food Security and Sustainable Livelihoods in Ethiopia. Edited by Yared Amare. 2001

5. Natural Resource Management in Ethiopia. Edited by Alula Pankhurst. 2001

6. Poverty and Poverty Policy in Ethiopia. Special issue containing the papers of FSS' final conference on poverty held on 8 March 2002

                                                                                                                                                                                     

Consultation Papers on Poverty

 

No. 1

The Social Dimensions of Poverty. Papers by Minas Hiruy, Abebe Kebede, and Zenebework Tadesse. Edited by Meheret Ayenew. June 2001

No. 2

NGOs and Poverty Reduction. Papers by Fassil W. Mariam, Abowork Haile, Berhanu Geleto,  and Jemal Ahmed. Edited by Meheret Ayenew. July 2001             

No. 3

Civil Society Groups and Poverty Reduction. Papers by Abonesh H. Mariam, Zena Berhanu, and Zewdie Shitie. Edited by Meheret Ayenew. August 2001

No. 4

Listening to the Poor. Oral Presentation by Gizachew Haile, Senait Zenawi, Sisay Gessesse and Martha Tadesse. In Amharic. Edited by Meheret Ayenew. November 2001

No. 5

The Private Sector and Poverty Reduction [Amharic].  Papers by Teshome Kebede, Mullu Solomon and Hailemeskel Abebe. Edited by Meheret Ayenew, November 2001

No. 6

Government, Donors and Poverty Reduction. Papers by H.E. Ato Mekonnen Manyazewal, William James Smith and Jeroen Verheul. Edited by Meheret Ayenew, February 2002.

No. 7

Poverty and Poverty Policy in Ethiopia. Edited by Meheret Ayenew, 2002

                                                                                                                        

Books

 

1. Ethiopia: The Challenge of Democracy from Below. Edited by Bahru Zewde and Siegfried Pausewang. Nordic African Institute, Uppsala and the Forum for Social Studies, Addis Ababa. 2002

 

Thematic Publications

 

   Thematic Briefings on Natural Resource Management. Enlarged Edition. Edited by Alula Pankhurst. Produced jointly by the Forum for Social Studies and the University of Sussex. January 2001

                                                                                                                                  

New Series

 

         Gender Policy Dialogue Series

 

No. 1

Gender and Economic Policy. Edited by Zenebework Tadesse. March 2003

No. 2

Gender and Poverty (Amharic). Edited by Zenebework Tadesse. March 2003

No. 3

Gender and Social Development in Ethiopia. (Forthcoming).

No. 4

Gender Policy Dialogue in Oromiya Region. Edited by Eshetu Bekele. September 2003

No. 6

Gender Policy Dialogue in Southern Region. Edited by Eshetu Bekele. December 2004.

                                                                                                                                  

         Consultation Papers on Environment

 

No. 1

Environment and Environmental Change in Ethiopia. Edited by Gedion Asfaw. Consultation Papers on Environment. March 2003

No. 2

Environment, Poverty and Gender. Edited by Gedion Asfaw. Consultation Papers on Environment. May 2003

No. 3

Environmental Conflict. Edited by Gedion Asfaw. Consultation Papers on Environment. July 2003

No. 4               

Economic Development and its Environmental Impact. Edited by Gedion Asfaw. Consultation Papers on Environment. August 2003

No. 5

Government and Environmental Policy. Consultation Papers on Environment. January 2004

No. 6

M ^ [ K"vu= Qè ShhM (cT@ g u_ }Va) Consultation Papers on Environment. May 2004

No. 7

Promotion of Indigenous Trees and Biodiversity Conservation. Consultation Papers on Environment. June 2004

                                                                                                                                                                                                 

         FSS Studies on Poverty 

No. 1

Some Aspects of Poverty in Ethiopia: Three Selected Papers. Papers by Dessalegn Rahmato, Meheret Ayenew and Aklilu Kidanu. Edited by Dessalegn Rahmato. March 2003.         TOC

No. 2  

Faces of Poverty: Life in Gta, Wlo. By Harald Aspen. June 2003.

No. 3

Destitution in Rural Ethiopia. By Yared Amare. August 2003     TOC    Abstract

No. 4

Environment, Poverty and Conflict. Tesfaye Teklu and Tesfaye Tafesse. October 2004

 No.5 

  Issues in Urban Poverty: Two selected papers. Daniel Kassahun and Meron Assefa. July 2005

                                                                                                  

Educational Materials

 

         Environmental Posters

         Environmental Video Films

  • 'Yeketemachin Akababi Keyet Wediet' is a 30-minute Amharic documentary focusing on the environmental problems of the capital, Addis Ababa, and the efforts that are undergoing to protect the city's environment. 
  • 'Witinkit' Poverty and Environmental Degradation is a 30- minute Amharic documentary with English subtitles. This documentary film shows the magnitude of poverty and the ever-dwindling forest resource in the country and highlights the activities that should be taken to reverse the situation. 
  • FSS Fostering Policy Dialogue and Research. A 25-minutes documentary film highlighting the initiatives behind the establishment of the first independent policy oriented research institution in Ethiopia. It also summarizes the challenges and the achievements FSS has made throughout its existence.

 

 

 

Intergenerational Knowledge Transfer (Amharic)

     o  Crucial roles played in combating food insecurity, drought and famine in the Imperial Era. Shimeles Adugna, 2005 (Amharic)

                                                                                                       

 

 

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