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Sustaining agricultural productivity in Ethiopia: transformation, culture and landscapes

From the high altitude peaks of the Simien Mountains, to the scorching heat of the Danakil depression, one of the defining features of rural Ethiopia are the farmers and livestock herders who make a living in some of the most … Continue reading

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Climate Change and Development: Return of the Technocracy?

A few weeks ago I attended an experience-sharing event for the Strategic Climate Institutions Program, a five-year initiative that aims to build the capacity of the Ethiopia government to implement its Climate Resilient Green Economy strategy. One thing that struck … Continue reading

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Complexia blog joins Twitter

After being inspired by┬áthis blog post from a fellow blogger and acquaintance in Addis Ababa, I have decided to setup up a twitter account to complement Complexia blog using the Twitter handle @complexiablog. I will be using it to promote … Continue reading

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Why complexity, development and sustainability in practice?

Let’s face it, the universe is messy. It is nonlinear, turbulent and dynamic. It spends its time in transient behavior on its way to somewhere else, not in mathematically neat equilibria. It self-organizes and evolves. It creates diversity and uniformity. … Continue reading

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