Mobilizing rural institutions for sustainable livelihoods and equitable development : a case study of local governance and smallholder cooperatives in Ethiopia

Abstract: This paper examines governance issues in relation to rural institutions and sustainable livelihood improvement, drawing on evidence from Ethiopia. Possible avenues through which rural organizations can play a larger role in improving rural governance are examined.

Author(s): Spielman, David J.; Cohen, Marc J.; Mogues, Tewodaj

Source(s): , ii, 28 p., ill., graphs, tabs rev. draft

Published: 2008 International food policy research institute (IFPRI), Washington, DC [etc.] (English



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