Resources, Risk and Resilience: Scarcity and Climate Change in Ethiopia

Global concern is currently mounting once more about the impacts of a more resource-scarce world, with particular attention focused at present on the risks of a renewed global food price spike following a spate of extreme weather in the US and around the world. These global trends have the potential to cause major problems for a country like Ethiopia, where wheat is by far the country's biggest import by value. Against this backdrop, CIC has published Resources, Risks and Resilience: Scarcity and climate change in Ethiopia, by CIC senior fellow Alex Evans.  The report sets out a daunting set of scarcity-driven challenges for Ethiopia – but also a hopeful vision of how the government, and its international partners, can work to manage scarcity risks while taking advantage of new opportunities.

Read the full Research Study here

Vertical Tabs

Aug 01, 2012
Alex Evans