Previous Research Projects

  • HOUSEHOLD SAVING BEHAVIOR SURVEY (2012/13 ): with a sample size of 2000 households, the data was collected from rural areas of the Amhara, Tigray, Oromia, SNNP, Afar and Somalie regions and the city administrations of Addis Ababa and Dire Dawa as well as Gondar and Mekelle towns. This survey was funded from own resources.
  • HOUSEHOLD SURVEY ON MICROFINANCE IN TIGRAY (2013): The project collected data from 200 Kebeles (Peasant Associations) that get financial services from DECSI MFI. The Kebeles were selected from two Administrative Zones in Tigray. Ten households were selected from each Kebele that led to a sample size of 2000.  Finance for this project was obtained from the University of Mannheim, Germany.
  • SURVEY FOR THE ENERGY IN AGRICULTURE PROJECT (2013): This survey involved the collection of data from 932 households in 20 villages located in the Nile Basin. It was a second round of a similar survey undertaken in 2005 with the financial resources obtained from IFPRI.
  • ADDIS ABABA LAND AND IMMOVABLE PROPERTY REGISTRATION PROJECT (2013/14): This project listed all immovable property (census of all land and housing) using a listing questionnaire in 200 Enumeration Areas and collected data using an owner’s questionnaire from all the private owners in these EAs. All in all 21,697 pieces of property were listed and 6504 owner questionnaires filled. The survey was undertaken for the World Bank.