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6 Juin, 2011 - Ruth C. Taruss
- Shahidur Rashid, Nigussie Tefera, Nicholas Minot, and Gezahengn Ayele

Fertilizer use in Ethiopia has almost quintupled since the official elimination of input subsidy programs. Yet, application rates remain far below recommended level and, given limited scope for area expansion, fertilizer promotion continues to be...

- Bart Minten, Klas Sander and David Stifel

Licensing the exploitation of forest resources is often used as a preferred policy to regulate natural resource management in developing countries. Based on survey data from 178 charcoal traders, this paper studies the regulated charcoal trade in...

- Eduardo Maruyama, Maximo Torero, Phoebe Scollard, Maribel Elias, Francis Mulangu, Abdulaye Seck

PARI’s main goal is to contribute to sustainable agricultural growth and food security in Africa and India by supporting the scaling of proven innovations in the agri-food sector in collaboration with all relevant actors. PARI accompanies...

- Catherine Ragasa, Guush Berhane, Fanaye Tadesse, and Alemayehu Seyoum Taffesse

This paper contributes new empirical evidence and nuanced analysis on the gender difference in access to extension services and how this translates to observed differences in technology adoption and agricultural productivity. We employ a cross-...

- Alan de Brauw

Women play an important role in the agricultural production process in developing countries, yet their role in making decisions about what to grow and the resulting implications for household welfare remain poorly understood. This paper studies...

- Ulrike Wood-Sichra

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Micronutrients are vitamins and minerals that are essential for children to grow, learn, and build healthy immune systems. One in three people in the world suffer from a hidden hunger caused by a lack of micronutrients (such as vitamin A, zinc,...

- Nazaire Houssou and Klaus Droppelmann

Over the past few years, Malawi made remarkable progress toward increasing its national maize production and achieving food security owing to its Farm Input Subsidy Program (FISP). Likewise, the implementation of the subsidy program is...

- An Notenbaerta, Mario Herreroa, Hugo De Grooteb, Liang Youc, Ernesto Gonzalez-Estradaa, Michael Blummela

In the three major maize producing countries in the East African region of Kenya, Tanzania and Ethiopia, up to 44% of the dietary calorie requirements is provided by maize. It is also recognized that livestock are an essential asset of poor...