Ethiopia’s livestock and fisheries sector holds immense potential for economic growth and development. With the largest livestock population in Africa and ranking fifth in the world, the sector…

Girma Amente, Ousmane Dione |

Using water quality testing data from the Ethiopia Socioeconomic Survey (ESS3) in 2016, our World Bank study examined the performance of a range of commonly used machine learning algorithms to…

Alemayehu A. Ambel, Ayça Dönmez, Robert Bain, Rick Johnston, Tefera Bekele Degefu |

This year’s 16 days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence (GBV) is an opportunity for us to reflect on what the World Bank has learned about preventing and responding to GBV and the…

Helene Carlsson Rex, Alys Willman, Michael Christian Mahrt |

Africa is not on track to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal of eradicating extreme poverty. While many countries were successful in reducing poverty during the years before the pandemic,…

Camilla Holmemo, Christian Bodewig, Robert S. Chase, Suleiman Namara |

If some or many refugee movements can be predicted, what are the implications?

Xavier Devictor |

Ethiopia is home to the largest livestock population in Africa. These animals—cattle, horses, camels, and other ruminants—are vital to the country’s economic development, food and nutrition…

Nigel Ross Hughes |

When it comes to entrepreneurship, Habtamu Tafesse is usually the one doing the talking. As a Business Studies teacher at one of Addis Ababa’s public high schools, lecturing to budding…

Adiam Hagos Hailemicheal, Sreelakshmi Papineni, Toni Weis |

The question of what countries trade, and why is a complex and pressing one. This blog characterizes the specific activities involved in exports, providing an understanding that goes beyond…

Hagen Kruse, Marcel Timmer, Xianjia Ye, Gaaitzen de Vries, Deborah Winkler |

Unemployment, which in Ethiopian cities has already reached 26%, is disproportionally made up of youth with secondary (high school) education at best. And, though most Ethiopians currently live in…

Suleiman Namara, Andrea Vermehren |