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AGRODEP

African Growth and Development Policy (AGRODEP) Modeling Consortium

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AGRODEP Impact Evaluation Network (AIEN)

The use of impact evaluations has rapidly increased in Sub-Saharan Africa over the past decade, with estimates reaching up to 250 completed or on-going impact studies in the region. Increased knowledge and awareness of African impact evaluation…

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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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Impact Evaluation of Rural Electrification

The objective of this study is to measure the impact of infrastructure on economic outcomes in Ethiopia, Tanzania, Mozambique, and El Salvador. In Tanzania, the study focuses on the impact of the upgrading of sanitary infrastructures in the poorest…

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Improved Varieties: Cassava in Nigeria

Farmers’ varietal diversification and adoption of improved varieties, and consumers’ preferences for variety attributes: The case of cassava in Nigeria There are two principal aims of this HarvestPlus-funded project: Adoption study: To identify the…

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Picture-Based Crop Insurance (PBI)

The Picture-Based Insurance project provides a new, innovative way of delivering affordable and easy-to-understand crop insurance. By using visible crop characteristics derived from farmers’ own smartphone pictures, the project aims to minimize the…

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Preventing World Food Crises

Food Security Portal Recent drastic volatility in food prices has raised serious concerns about food and nutrition security across the world. While a coordinated response is urgently needed at the international and regional levels, the effectiveness…

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REAP

Research for Ethiopia’s Agriculture Policy 

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