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ACODE Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment [Uganda]
ACP African, Caribbean, and Pacific
ADRA Adventist Development and Relief Agency [USA]
AfDB African Development Bank [Côte d’Ivoire]
APRA Agriculture Policy Research in Africa [UK]
AUC African Union Commission [Ethiopia]
BDU Bahir Dar University [Ethiopia]
BIAT Boosting Intra-African Trade
CBS community-based security
CFTA Continental Free Trade Area
CIAT International Center for Tropical Agriculture [Colombia]
CSA Central Statistical Agency [Ethiopia]
CSF critical success factor
CSR corporate social responsibility
DCED Donor Committee for Enterprise Development [UK]
DDR disarmament, demobilisation, and reintegration
EDRI Ethiopian Development Research Institute
EEA Ethiopian Economic Association
EHPEA Ethiopian Horticulture Producer Exporters Association
EPRC Economic Policy Research Centre [Uganda]
EPZ export processing zone
ERP Economic Recovery Programme
ESAP Economic Structural Adjustment Programme
ESE entrepreneurial self-efficacy
ESRC Economic and Social Research Council [UK]
ESS Ethiopian Socioeconomic Survey
EU European Union
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations [Italy]
FCAS fragile and conflict-affected states/settings
FGD focus group discussion
FGN Federal Government of Nigeria
GDP gross domestic product
Ghc Ghanaian cedi
GoK Government of Kenya
GTP Growth and Transformation Plan [Ethiopia]
ha hectare
HUMA Institute for Humanities in Africa (University of Cape Town) [South Africa]
ICE International and Comparative Education
ICT information and communications technology
IFAD International Fund for Agricultural Development [Italy]
IFPRI International Food Policy Research Institute [USA]
IITA International Institute of Tropical Agriculture [Kenya]
ILO International Labour Organization [Switzerland]
ILRI International Livestock Research Institute [Kenya]
IMF International Monetary Fund [USA]
IOC international oil company
ISSER Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research [Ghana]
ITC International Trade Centre [Switzerland]
K4D Knowledge, Evidence, and Learning for Development
KICD Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development
Ksh Kenyan shilling
LACA Land and Agriculture Commercialisation in Africa [Ghana]
LSMS-ISA World Bank Living Standards Measurement Study-Integrated Surveys on Agriculture
MDC Movement for Democratic Change [Zimbabwe]
MNDA Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs
MoE Ministry of Education [Ethiopia]
MoP Migrating out of Poverty [UK]
MSE micro and small enterprises
MSMEs micro-, small-, and medium-sized enterprises
MT metric tonne
NBER National Bureau of Economic Research [USA]
NBS National Bureau of Statistics [Nigeria]
NDDC Niger Delta Development Commission
NGO non-governmental organisation
NGPS National Governance, Peace and Security
NLCMB Nigerian Local Content Management Board
NLFS National Labor Force Survey
NNPC Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation
NYP National Youth Policy [Uganda]
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development [France]
PAP Post/Presidential Amnesty Programme [Nigeria]
PIF project interest form
PIND Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta
PSFU Private Sector Foundation Uganda
SAP Structural Adjustment Programme
SEDCO Small Enterprises Development Corporation [Zimbabwe]
SME small- and medium-sized enterprises
SOC state-owned company
SSA sub-Saharan Africa
STEM science, technology, engineering, and mathematics
STEPS Social, Technological, and Environmental Pathways to Sustainability
TVET Technical Vocational Education and Training
UBOS Ugandan Bureau of Statistics
UEUS Urban Employment Unemployment Survey
UGX Ugandan shilling
UN DESA United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs [USA]
UNDP United Nations Development Programme [USA]
UNECA United Nations Economic Commission for Africa [Ethiopia]
UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization [France]
UNU-WIDER United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research [Finland]
USAID United States Agency for International Development
WDI World Bank Development Indicators
WESO World Employment and Social Outlook
YIG youth interest group
YLF Youth Livelihood Fund [Uganda]
YLP Youth Livelihood Programme [Uganda]
ZANU-PF Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front