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The Bhoochetna Plus Initiative

What is the challenge? In the state of Karnataka in Southern India, agricultural productivity has been low for the past few years, even in rain-fed areas. A cause for concern, the situation prompted senior government officials from the Department of…

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Brazil’s Fomento adapted to Africa

Brazil has achieved impressive results in reducing poverty with “Fomento,” a set of large-scale, government-run social programs targeting smallholder farmers. Rural poverty in Brazil dropped dramatically from 51.4 percent in 2002 to 29.1 percent in…

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BioSight

BioSight’s objective is to address the complex dimensions of sustainable intensification in a way that uniquely combines biophysical and economic analysis. The project brings together a large body of spatially explicit household, crop, livestock, land, and…

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WEAI

Women's Empowerment in Agriculture The “Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index” (WEAI), launched by IFPRI, Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), and USAID's Feed the Future in February 2012, is the first comprehensive and standardized…

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Women and Climate

Enhancing Women’s Assets to Manage Risk under Climate Change: Potential for Group-Based Approaches The project explores ways to contribute to poverty reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia (especially Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Mali) through…

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