Proposal on Deteriminants of Food Security

Topics: Food, Food security, Agriculture Pages: 22 (6236 words) Published: February 26, 2013
SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES                   HARAMAYA UNIVERSITY

DETERMINANTS OF FOOD SECURITY AND COPING
STRATEGY: THE CASE OF HARAMAYA DISTRICT, EAST
HARARGHE ZONE, ETHIOPIA

M.Sc. THESIS RESEARCH PROPOSAL BY|
ADAMU TEFERA|
|

College : | College of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences | Department: | Rural Development and Agricultural Extension| Program: | Rural Development |
Major Advisor: | Jemal Yusuf(PhD)|
Co-Advisor: | Ranjan S.Karippai(PhD)|

October 2012
Haramaya

TABLE OF CONTENTS
LIST OF TABLESi
LIST OF FIGURESii
LIST OF ABBREVIATIONSiii
1.INTRODUCTION1
1.1.Statement of the Problem2
1.2.Research Question3
1.3.Significance of the Study4
1.4.The Scope of the Study4
2.LITERATURE REVIEW5
2.1.The concept and Historical perspectivers of food security5 2.1.1 Historical perspectives of food security5
2.1.2Core concepts of food security6
2.2 Food security indicators7
2.3. Determinants of food security8
2.4. Food security situation in Ethiopia9
2.5. Coping strategy9
2.6. Conceptual Frame work 15 3.METHODOLOGY12

3.1.Description of the Study Area12
3.2.Sampling Techniques and Procedures15
3.3.Types and Source of Data15
3.4. Method of Data Collection16
3.5. Method of Data Analysis 21
4.WORK PLAN17
5.LOGISTICS18
6.REFERENCES20

LIST OF TABLES

Table
1. WorkPlan………………………………………………………………………………....17 2. Stationery……………………………………………………………………………….. 18 3. Personnel………………………………………………………………………………....18 4. Fuel and Lubricants ………………………………………………..................................18 5. Miscellaneous Expense………………………………………………………………......19 6. Budget Summary………………………………………………………………………….19

LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS
AAPrO Addis Ababa Program office
AAU Addis Ababa University
ADP Area Development Program
AE Adult Equivalent
CSA Central Statistical Agency
DPPC Disaster Preparedness and Prevention Commission EHNRI Ethiopian health and nutrition research institute FAO Food and Agricultural Organization of United States FDRE Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia FSPP Federal Food Security Strategy

GDP Gross Domestic product
Ha Hectare
HO Head office
HU Haramaya University
IFAD International fund for Agricultural Development IFPRI International food policy research institute IMR Infnt Mortality Rate
KA Kebele Administrations
Kcal Kilo calorie
Km2 Square kilo meter
MEDaC Ministry of Economic Development and Cooperation ML Maximum likelihood
MoFED Ministry of Finance and Economic Development MoPED Ministry of Planning and Economic Development MT Metric Tones
NGO Non Governmental Organizations
OLS Ordinary Least Square
RRC Relief and Rehabilitation Committee

1. INTRODUCTION
1.1. Background to the Study
Ethiopia with an estimated population of 76.5 million is the third populous country in Africa. According to 2007 estimate, population is growing at an estimated annual rate of 2.27 %. From the total...

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