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.
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