Resources

Titre Description
3 Jan, 2012 - Yu, Bingxin and Nin-Pratt, Alejandro

"We analyze the evolution of Sub-Saharan Africa’s (SSA’s) agricultural total factor productivity (TFP) over the past 45 years, looking for evidence of recent changes in growth patterns using an improved nonparametric Malmquist...

- Summer L. Allen and Matin Qaim

National governments, especially in sub-Saharan Africa, have limited budgets and are forced to make difficult funding decisions regarding the provision of social services and the support of agricultural programs. These provisions can play a...

- Gert-Jan Stads and Nienke Beintema

 

"In the face of volatile and rising food prices, rapid population growth, and climate change, governments are...

- John Lynam, Nienke Beintema, and Irene Annor-Frempong

The promise and challenges inherent in agricultural development in Sub-Saharan Africa prompted the conference, “Agricultural R&D: Investing in Africa’s Future...

30 Jan, 2012 - John W. Mellor and Paul Dorosh

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- Deborah Johnston, Sara Stevano, Hazel Malapit, Elizabeth Hull, and Suneetha Kadiyala

Existing reviews on agriculture and nutrition consider limited evidence and focus on impact size, rather than impact pathway. This review overcomes the limitations of previous studies by considering a larger evidence base and exploring time as...

- Samuel Benin, Tsitsi Makombe, and Michael Johnson

This paper assesses the degree to which the L’Aquila Food Security Initiative (AFSI) has been implemented in Ghana within the framework of managing for development results (MfDR), and to evaluate progress in various outcomes,...

- Samuel Benin

This paper uses case studies of Bangladesh, Ghana, Rwanda, and Senegal to assess the degree to which the L’Aquila Food Security Initiative (AFSI) has been implemented within the framework of managing for development results (MfDR...

- Volker Clausen and Hannah Schürenberg-Frosch

Numerous econometric studies fail to detect a significant and robust relationship between international aid and economic growth in the recipient countries. Dutch Disease effects might be responsible for this result. This paper examines the...

- Klaus Droppelmann Jonathan Makuwira Ian Kumwenda

Recently, there has been a resurgence of interest in the study of structural transformation. However, Africa has received little attention despite the fact that its rural areas seem to be very poor and unproductive relative to urban areas. This...