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Report on Two Linked Workshops Held in Addis Ababa on 25th February and
March 1st 2003

I.     WORKSHOP ON TUESDAY 25th FEBRUARY

1.   Workshop Programme

      Wellbeing in Developing Countries:
      Opportunities in and for Ethiopia – summary of presentation by Alula Pankhurst

2.   The WeD Conceptual Framework:
      Overhead and handouts (WeD Framework, Actor/Structure approach, WeD in wider       
      research context) from the presentation by Pip Bevan
      
      Working Group Reports

3.   The Reality of Poverty in Ethiopia
    
      Alula Pankhurst presented parts of the paper he presented at the Bath workshop in                  January.

      Working Group Reports
      Discussion

4.    Methods and Methodology:

        Overhead and handout from the presentation by Pip Bevan
        Summary of presentation by Alula Pankhurst
        Working Group Reports

5.    Key Policy Issues Relating to Poverty, Inequality and Quality of Life in Ethiopia
        
      Working Group Reports

II.    WORKSHOP ON SATURDAY 1st MARCH

1.     Workshop Programme

2.     Session 1: The WeD Conceptual Framework
       
       ‘Wellbeing in Developing Countries (WeD) Conceptual Framework: Issues Arising from                 Workshop 1’ presented by Yeraswork Admassie, Department of SoSA, AAU.
        
       Rapporteur’s notes of discussion

3.     Session 2: The Reality of Poverty in Ethiopia

       ‘Poverty: the Ethiopian Reality’ presented by Kassahun Berhanu, Department of Political               Science, AAU.

       ‘Quality of Life, Poverty and Inequality in Ethiopia: some Psychological Observations’                  presented by Habtamu Wondimu, Department of Psychology, AAU.

       ‘The Possible Role of Folklore Studies in the Research Programme: WeD (Discussion Notes)’        by Fekade Azeze, Department of Ethiopian Languages and Literature, AAU.

4.     Session 3: Methods and Methodology

       ‘Problems in Measuring Wellbeing’ presented by Abdulhamid Bedri Kello, IDR, AAU

       Issues to Consider on Methods and Methodology’ presented by Habtamu Wondimu,                     Department of Psychology, AAU.

5.    Key Policy Issues Relating to Poverty, Inequality and Quality of Life in Ethiopia

       Presentation by Dr Berhanu Nega, Economic Policy Research Institute
      
       Rapporteur’s notes of discussion

IV.  List of Participants

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