A cash program in Tanzania boosted villagers' confidence in local leaders and institutions.
After years of giving street vendors free rein, the Zambian government cracked down to stem a cholera epidemic—sparking riots. Balancing basic sanitation with vendors' key economic role.
An approach aimed at supporting smallholders can put them at an economic disadvantage, research shows.
Currently, only 1 percent of Nigerian cropland is irrigated—leaving farmers at the whim of seasons and climate shifts.
Distributing ID cards with basic eligibility information increased participation in Indonesia's Raskin (Rice for the Poor) program—leading the government to expand their use to other forms of social assistance.
Rising food demand in growing cities and an expansion of medium-sized farms are among the factors boosting demand for tractors and other machinery.
As New Delhi faces an ongoing smog emergency, research shows that air pollution harms people's cognition and overall happiness.
Consumers pay more for Fair Trade and Organic certified coffee. But only a fraction of that premium reaches coffee farmers in Ethiopia.
An ongoing IFPRI study examines how gender influences the communication of agricultural extension messages in Uganda.
Smallholder farmers in the cradle of the global coffee industry face technical and market obstacles—and climate change.