Evaluating marketing opportunities for haricot beans in Ethiopia
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Ferris, S.; Kaganzi, E. 2008. Evaluating marketing opportunities for haricot beans in Ethiopia. IPMS Working Paper 7. Nairobi (Kenya): ILRI.
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This market report was undertaken to evaluate the marketing opportunities and constraints for beans in Ethiopia, to gain insight into the demand and supply of this crop and the medium and long-term market outlook across the subsector for national, regional and international trade. Major fi ndings are summarized with recommendations made in the form of suggested ways forward. The paper is organized as follows. Section 2 presents the research methodology, section 3 describes bean types, section 4 provides an overview of the production systems, section 5 deals with marketing issues, section 6 focuses on the demand for beans in Ethiopia, section 7 deals with the major supply channels, section 8 provides major fi ndings, and section 9 provides recommendations for interventions.