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- Catherine Ragasa, John Ulimwengu, Josee Randriamamonjy, and Thaddee Badibanga

Agricultural extension is critical for agricultural growth and food security, but making the extension system effective, demand driven, and responsive to the needs of a diverse set of producers remains a challenge. As part of the institutional...

1 Déc, 1990 - Ann K. Blanc and Naomi Rutenberg

An analysis of the quality of the data on age at 1st union, age at 1st birth, and age at 1st sexual intercourse collected in Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) from 22 developing countries revealed considerable...

- Tanguy Bernard, Stefan Dercon, and Alemayehu Seyoum Taffesse

Fatalism is considered pervasive, especially in many poor communities. In this paper, we explore whether fatalistic beliefs have implications for the attitudes and behavior of poor rural households toward investment in the future. To explore the...

- Perrihan Al-Riffai, Clemens Breisinger, Olivier Ecker, and Bingxin Yu

This report aims to inform and stimulate the debate on key policy priorities for poverty reduction and food security in light of the Arab Awakening. Its findings are based on an innovative combination of datasets and rigorous economic analysis....

- Daniel O. Gilligan

Biofortification is a rapidly emerging strategy to address micronutrient malnutrition, but as...

- Msangi, Siwa
- Arndt, Channing Pauw, Karl Thurlow, James

Biofuels could offer new economic opportunities for low-income countries. We use a recursive dynamic computable general equilibrium model of Tanzania to evaluate different biofuels production options and estimate their impacts on growth and...

- Donald Mitchell

Biofuels offer an opportunity to African countries to produce new cash crops for domestic use or export. High energy prices and large consumption mandates already agreed in many countries suggest that these opportunities will remain for an...

26 Oct, 2011 - Kandeh K. Yumkella, Patrick M. Kormawa, Torben M. Roepstorff, Anthony M. Hawkins

 

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- Purnima Menon, Rahul Rawat, and Marie Ruel

Background. The evidence base on the impact of large-scale infant and young child feeding (IYCF) and nutrition programs is limited, partly due to the challenges of rigorously evaluating complex programs including multiple...