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Energy use in agriculture

Irrigation, mechanization or fertilizer?—tradeoffs and food security implications What is the challenge? Agricultural intensification through the use of high-yielding crop varieties, fertilizers, irrigation, and other agricultural chemicals (f. ex.…

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Experimental games for strengthening collective action

What is the challenge? Water is a shared resource, which requires coordination between resource users, but in many cases the necessary collective action to manage water does not emerge. Programs in irrigation or forest management have used community…

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Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition in Haiti

Prevention or Cure? A Comparison of Two Approaches for Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition, Haiti   IFPRI, together with Cornell University and World Vision-Haiti, conducted a state-of-the-art evaluation to compare the implementation, impact…

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Rural Development and Poverty Reduction in Latin America

IFPRI is currently working throughout Latin America —where much of the rural population lives in poverty and where chronic malnutrition among children is rampant in the mountainous regions—to increase the productivity of the poor so that they can earn…