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Ethiopian Coffee Supply Chain Risk Assessment

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dc.contributor.advisor Yared, Lemma (Mr.)
dc.contributor.advisor Merertu, Wakuma (Mrs.) Co-Advisor
dc.contributor.author Semere, Gebreleul
dc.date.accessioned 2018-12-17T05:15:38Z
dc.date.available 2018-12-17T05:15:38Z
dc.date.issued 2018-06
dc.identifier.uri http://localhost:80/xmlui/handle/123456789/15181
dc.description.abstract The global coffee sector daily confronts risks that could hamper production, curtail potential markets, decimate margins, and even ruin entire networks of growers, roasters, marketers, traders, and exporters. Recent events have vividly demonstrated that a disruption affecting an entity anywhere in the supply chain can have a direct effect on a company’s ability to continue operations, get finished goods to market or provide critical services to customers. Coffee sector can be considered as an important industry for the development of agriculture and rural areas of Ethiopian. However, the current practices in production and the changes of domestic and global economy, especially price crisis risk, Environmental change risk; coffee growers, collectors, unions, Exporters in Ethiopia are in conditions of being exposed to various types of risks and uncertainties. This study assesses and analyze the risk factors that adversely impact the Ethiopian coffee supply chain and those working within the coffee sector. Eighty-one risk factors are identified using Literature review, questionnaires and interview. These risk factors grouped under nine categories which are including, Financial and Economic Risks, Technical, Personal and Managerial, Resource, Governmental and Political, Contract and Legal, Safety and Security, Environmental, Farm risk and analyzed using FMEA; thirty-two of them are characterized as major risk factors. By using vensim which is a system dynamic tool, relationship of the major risk factors was made and based on these major risk factors, mitigation strategy and risk management frame work are proposed. The result can help managers to shift resource to identified major risk factors. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher AAU en_US
dc.subject Risk en_US
dc.subject supply chain en_US
dc.subject failure mode en_US
dc.subject effect analysis en_US
dc.title Ethiopian Coffee Supply Chain Risk Assessment en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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