Agrifood Economics

Reducing vulnerability to weather shocks through social protection in Ethiopia

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 47
Year: 2022
Author(s): FAO

The findings of this brief have been adapted from the FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 22-02 Reducing vulnerability to weather shocks through social protection – Evidence from the implementation of Productive Safety Net Programme (PSNP) in Ethiopia.

This brief suggests that by integrating climate risk management objectives with social protection instruments, it is possible to improve the livelihood conditions of vulnerable groups while reducing their sensitivity to climate-related shocks.

Publication type: Policy brief
Country coverage: Ethiopia
Region: Africa
ISBN: 978-92-5-136554-0
ISSN: 2520-6540 (online) / ISSN 2520-6532 (print)