Ethiopia's agriculture sector contributes 42 to 45% of its gross domestic product and employs more than 80% of the population. However, the sector remains fragile and vulnerable to climate change.
Enhancing Climate Change Adaptation in Agriculture and Water Resources in the Greater Horn of Africa
Climate change extremes such as flooding and seasonal drought are already undermining the economies of countries in the Horn of Africa, with agriculture and water resources being the most affected sectors.
Journal articlesWATER RESOURCES RESOURCE ALLOCATION WATER LAW WATER MANAGEMENT VULNERABLE GROUPS POLICY MAKING WATER LAW
Achieving a balance between equity, efficiency and sustainability appears unrealistic, suggesting the need to remove efficiency as a principle in water allocation and instead, make it an important but subsidiary tool to equity and sustainability.Published dateThursday, January 2, 2014 - 05:00