Rural households in developing countries go through significant changes in thier living environment. How can we measure the impact of a changing environment on household welfare? Dr. Kibrom Tadesse Sibhatu is a post-doctoral researcher at Göttingen University. He investigates household welfare in nutrition and agrobiodiversity in the context of smallholder land-use change in Indonesia.
Links on episode 26
- Kibrom’s academic website
- Qaim, M. Sibhatu KT, Siregar H, Grass I (2020) Environmental, Economic and Social Consequences of Oil Palm Boom. Annual Review of Resource Economics, 12(6): 1-24. Doi: 10.1146/annurev-resource-110119-024922
- Sibhatu, K.T. (2019) Oil palm boom and farm household diets. Frontier in Sustainable Food Systems, 3 (75). doi: 10.3389/fsufs.2019.00075