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discussion paper

Revisiting rates of return to agricultural R&D investment

This study proposes the use of partial least squares to determine the key parameters of the perpetual inventory method model of capital stock as a new approach to calculate research and development (R&D) knowledge stocks and R&D elasticities. This…

project paper

Challenges in implementing India’s Aadhaar-enabled fertilizer management system

The Government of India has introduced what is commonly referred to – albeit incorrectly – as a Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme for fertilizers. One of the primary motivations behind DBT for fertilizers is that it would enable better monitoring…

journal article

Coordinating AgMIP data and models across global and regional scales for 1.5°C and 2.0°C assessments

The Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project (AgMIP) has developed novel methods for Coordinated Global and Regional Assessments (CGRA) of agriculture and food security in a changing world. The present study aims to perform a proof…

synopsis

2018 Global food policy report: Synopsis [in Bengali]

The year 2017 was marked by increasing uncertainty amid mixed signs of progress. The world enjoyed a strong economic recovery, but global hunger increased as conflicts, famine, and refugee crises persisted. With the withdrawal of the United States…

journal article

Decision‐making for systemic water risks: Insights from a participatory risk assessment process in Vietnam

Here, we evaluate the use of causal modeling and participatory risk assessment to developnational policy on systemic water risks. We present an application of the Risks and Options Assessmentfor Decision-Making (ROAD) process to a district of Vietnam…

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