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Impact of Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Programme (PSNP) on the Household Livelihood: The Case of Babile District in Somali Regional State, Ethiopia
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International Journal of Economy, Energy and Environment
Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2017, Pages: 25-31
Received: Apr. 27, 2017; Accepted: May 13, 2017; Published: Jun. 5, 2017
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Abduselam Abdulahi Mohamed, Department of Agricultural Economics, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Science, Ambo University, Ambo, Ethiopia
This paper aspire in evaluating the impact of Ethiopia’s productive safety net program on households’ livelihood in Babile district by using primary data that were collected during January and February in 2017 from PSNP treatment and controls group sampled households. Descriptive statistics and Propensity Score Matching were used to evaluate the impact of the program in the study area. The paper revealed that among eleven model variables five of them influence the program participation decisions. Thus, the program had positive and highly significant effect on consumption in which 1269.11 Kcal was found due to the program intervention. Even though the result of the study shows that there is no significant difference among treatment and control groups in terms of annual income household participation in PSNP has positive and statistically significant effect on food consumption, so that on households’ livelihood.
Productive Safety Net Programme, Impact, Propensity Score Matching, Livelihood, Babile
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Abduselam Abdulahi Mohamed, Impact of Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Programme (PSNP) on the Household Livelihood: The Case of Babile District in Somali Regional State, Ethiopia, International Journal of Economy, Energy and Environment. Vol. 2, No. 2, 2017, pp. 25-31. doi: 10.11648/j.ijeee.20170202.12
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