Ethiopia Essay

2632 words - 11 pages

TOPIC: Ethiopia
Introduction paragraphs
The history of Ethiopia’s development.
Ethiopia brief history in the colonial era.
Body paragraphs
1. First paragraph
Economic development since 2000 till present and agriculture as the major contributor
Growth theory,
Examples of theories and strategies; growth model, structural model
2. Next paragraph
Factors that affect development as a general process in Ethiopia, Strategies implemented by the government and policies on the economic development and economic growth challenges.
Examples of the Ethiopian government policies and strategies use thus far to boost the local economy.
3. Next paragraph
Successes and failures of economic strategies implemented by the government o Ethiopia
Recap on the discussion, highlight the important factors discussed and summaries the papers and what was the aim of the paper.

Ethiopia an African country officially known as the Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, and famously know as one of the oldest location of human life to scientists. Ethiopia is located in the horn of Africa (east of Africa). It is argued that Ethiopia was the only African country to defeat a European colonial power and retain its sovereignty as an independent country. It is argued that Ethiopia was conquered by Italy in 1935 and regained its independence in 1941 on the 5th of May and the ruler of that era was Halie Selassi. Ethiopia’s major economic contributor is the agriculture sector with a 46% of gross domestic product and a labour force of 85% by agriculture (Ethiopia’s gross domestic product by sector). Ethiopia is a federal republic state this means that there is no monarch and that the state exercise democracy. The current head of state of Ethiopia is Mr Mulatu Teshome, was elected in October 2013.

Ethiopia is amongst several Sub Saharan countries that are facing poverty and economic issues. It is argued that Ethiopia’s economics has been drastically uncontrollable.” it is tragic to see that Ethiopia is still one of the least developed nations in the world” (Menyah and Wolde-Rufael, 2013:263). Issues such as the countries politics, population growth, poverty, high unemployment rate, diseases, and corruption, climate hazards issues and has also been involved in was like they had clash with The Eritrean–Ethiopian War took place from May 1998 to June 2000 between Ethiopia and Eritrea. “The economic costs to both countries have been enormous, and the political implications for the two leaderships and the region remain unresolved (White2005: 93). Ethiopia’s argue that their main economic incomes comes from the agricultural activities, so as the Gross Domestic Product of the country is boosted by agriculture. Ethiopia is rich in agricultural products, such as coffee, pulses (beans), oil seeds, cereals, potatoes, sugar cane and vegetables. These agricultural products contribute to the export, and economic development of...

Find Another Essay On Ethiopia

Physical Landscape of Ethiopia Essay

1200 words - 5 pages Ethiopia is located in the Eastern region of Africa. According to the Embassy of Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Ethiopia lies between the geographical coordinates of 3’ and 14. 8’ latitude and 33’and 48’ longitude. Ethiopia encompasses a majority of the area known as the Horn of Africa. The CIA World Factbook states that Ethiopia is approximately 1,104,300 square kilometers (686,180 miles). To give a better perspective of the sheer

Poverty in Ethiopia Essay

1758 words - 7 pages Poverty in EthiopiaEthiopia is a nation located in North East Africa, and a source of most of its financial woes is the fact it is a landlocked nation. To reach any ports, Ethiopia must negotiate with other nations. Most of their port negotiations are done with the bordering nation, Eritrea, which is also the cause of a lot of armed conflict. As far as demographics are concerned, it is home to seventy one million people. Thirty one percent of

Famine In Ethiopia

1017 words - 4 pages Not all human-beings are as fortunate as others. People all over Africa are suffering from famine and dying from it. One country in particular stands above all the rest looking back in history. Ethiopia, formerly known as Abyssinia in 3000 BC, when it became the first African nation, has hit its bottom and cannot get any worse. Famine, hunger, fear, and hopelessness are all emotions running through the average Ethiopian. The latest string of

Ethiopia: Founding Fathers

1610 words - 6 pages power over a poverty ridden nation, in which citizens live a poor lifestyle and a safe lifestyle is hard to achieve. The preamble that was written by the US was a great example that the preamble being evident in real life because the average person has a good life and the principles can easily be applied. However, Ethiopia is a whole different nation. They have written equal and fair goals so that each citizen can have in their nation. However

Hunger in Ethiopia

1620 words - 7 pages because they are trying to get those people caught up with the rest of the developed world. Resistance could also happen from the people in the Omo Valley that don’t want to learn how to adapt to their new environment. ​The Hunger-Project Ethiopia helped quite a few women in Ethiopia recover from hunger by educating them and training them they now head the African Woman Food Farmer Initiative, to get more food and money in order for these women to

Ethiopia Soil Degradation and Overpopulation

2397 words - 10 pages Introduction Two Environmental Problems in Ethiopia would be soil degradation and overpopulation. This presentation will cover the main questions of why this is happening and answers that could help and control Ethiopia's land and overpopulation problems. Strategies will be assessed as to the help Ethiopia needs from inside and outside sources. Other regions in the world will be identified that have progressed from these same problems, and what

Comparison of Ethiopia and Mali

1793 words - 7 pages A Brief Overview of the History of Ethiopia Ethiopia is one of the most unique among African countries for maintaining its freedom from colonial rule, with the short exception of an occupation by the Italians from 1936-1941. A socialist state was established in 1974 with the overthrow of Emperor Selassie, who had been in control since 1930. A junta or group of military officers called the Derg was responsible for the coup. Yet, this corrupt

Trouble in Ethiopia: It All Addis Up

2961 words - 12 pages Today Ethiopia is ranked 173rd of 187 countries on the Human Development Index.1 The country has struggled with civil wars within the country, and conflicts in neighboring states. Not only have the people suffered due to civil war, but the agriculturally based economy has been caught in the middle of the wars and droughts which lead to famine. The political coalitions are the legacy of Ethiopia having been a pawn in the cold war. There are many

Geography: The Federal Republic of Ethiopia

1397 words - 6 pages Ethiopia is a federal republic, which means power is held by the people and representatives they elect. Affairs of the state are a “public matter” rather than privately accommodated. Ethiopia is the oldest independent country in Africa and one of the oldest in the world. (Releasing children from poverty Compassion in Jesus' name, 2014) Ethiopia is a landlocked country in the northeast African region known as the Horn of Africa. Ethiopia is

Ethiopia Famine


Price Controls Can’t Reduce Hunger in Ethiopia-Enterprise Philosophy

1308 words - 5 pages Ethiopia. The reasons of higher prices in Ethiopia were from its inside. Such as the long-term political instability, irrational industrial structure, no have a good investment environment, inflation, devaluation, and so on. The price controls are the ways that just solve the superficial of high prices. However, the government was ignoring its own problems and blindly implements price controls, which will inevitably lead to a further decline consumer

Similar Essays

Ethiopia Essay

1806 words - 7 pages Ethiopia      It stands as one of the oldest nations of the world, dating back to 1000 BC when the Queen of Sheba visited King Solomon. Ethiopia was a nation with promise, a nation with riches and the greatest Ivory market as far as the eye can see. So one would assume that Ethiopia is the place to live. Well if you have been to Ethiopia you would see this is not the case. Ethiopia is a povershed country where people are fighting to live

Ethiopia Essay

840 words - 4 pages Ethiopia was the second country, after Armenia, to adopt Christianity as the official religion. Approximately two thirds of the Ethiopian population is Christian; among them, the majority belongs to the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church. Religion plays a major role in everyday life. Moreover, "the Orthodox Church dominates the political, cultural and social life of the population" (A-Z World Culture). Religious life is an important value to

Ethiopia Essay

163 words - 1 page През вековете са настъпвали големи социални трансформации, които са проме

Eritrea And Ethiopia Essay

1002 words - 4 pages The relationship between Eritrea and Ethiopia has been strained at best, since the end of the Eritrean-Ethiopian Border War. Recent border skirmishes between the two countries have raised concerns with the United Nations (U.N.) that another war could breakout. The United States (U.S.) has had a strong interest in the area for over a century, and more importantly, has close ties with Ethiopia. The recent hostilities have been provoked by