A cash program in Tanzania boosted villagers' confidence in local leaders and institutions.
Small scale irrigation projects yield agricultural gains—but create unanticipated problems for women farmers in Tanzania.
Soil fertility management not only prevents land degradation, it boosts profits—so why are many African farmers reluctant to adopt it?
The Pacific climate oscillation is contributing to intensifying rainfall events and droughts in southern Africa.
Research in Africa by IFPRI and the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) shows organizations should actively engage women in decision-making on smallholder irrigation.
An IFPRI workshop examines ways in which (and sometimes whether) provisioning information to the public can result in more responsive governments.
A close look at health-based conditional cash transfers in Tanzania reveals important nuances in how such increasingly popular programs work.
New research shows how migration is reshaping traditional economic relationships with the villages left behind.
As populations and incomes in developing countries grow, so does demand for food. To meet growing demand, agricultural production must increase. Yet, with increasingly scarce land, enhancing agricultural production requires intensifying production to…
More than 150 participants gathered at a series of workshops in Ethiopia, Ghana, and Tanzania to discuss how to improve gender parity in irrigation, focusing on identifying key guiding questions for policy makers and practitioners.