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De-commoditization introduced as a result of policy reform has brought a challenge on Ethiopian coffee traceability. The reform aimed at trading coffee as other commodities, does such approach fits for coffee? The study examines the impact of commoditization on the welfare of Ethiopian coffee producers.

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Our study shows policy reforms should go beyond revisiting the market structure and should focus on enhancing the institutional capability of the sector


This article has brought a number of people in all of its journey and it was designed to fit the livelihood context of most of the Ethiopian coffee producers.

Tinsae Demise
Dilla University

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This page is a summary of: De-commoditizing Ethiopian coffees after the establishment of the Ethiopian Commodity Exchange: an empirical investigation of smallholder coffee producers in Ethiopia, International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, May 2019, Wageningen Academic Publishers, DOI: 10.22434/ifamr2018.0047.
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