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Economic Inclusion of Refugees In Ethiopia: opportunities And Challenges

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dc.contributor.advisor Abebe, Dr. Dechasa
dc.contributor.author Zelalem, Kaleab
dc.date.accessioned 2019-12-02T07:45:21Z
dc.date.available 2019-12-02T07:45:21Z
dc.date.issued 2019-06
dc.description.abstract Notwithstanding the economic advancement in recent years, Ethiopia still remains to be challenged by the need to create economic opportunities. Regardless of the internal economic difficulties, however, the government of Ethiopia made specific pledges to the international community concerning refugee economic inclusion. This study aimed at analysing Ethiopia‘s refugee economic inclusion agenda with the view of identifying its prospects and challenges. The study, with the objective of assessing the implications of implementing refugee economic inclusion in Ethiopia, asks what the prospects of economic inclusion of refugees are in terms of national economic development and the possible challenges that may impede its implementation. To achieve the research objective, the methodology that better enabled the writer answer the research questions and achieve the desired goal was a qualitative research approach with an exploratory research design. Key informant interviews were the major primary data collection method utilized. Accordingly, the major findings of the research ascertained that additional support from the international community is geared towards a shift to a development oriented response however, the findings also highlighted the sensitivities around economically including refugees and need to guarantee the sustainable support the international community. The research established that refugee economic inclusion has various prospects in terms of obtaining additional development oriented support for Ethiopia as a refugee hosting nation. Nevertheless, the implementation and the policy changes that are in the pipeline should take into consideration managing sensitivities in refugee – host community relations, approaches that translate into better economic opportunities and negotiations for sustained support from the international community en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Addis Ababa University en_US
dc.subject Economic Inclusion of Refugees In Ethiopia: opportunities And Challenges en_US
dc.title Economic Inclusion of Refugees In Ethiopia: opportunities And Challenges en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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