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Food systems for healthier diets in Ethiopia: Toward a research agenda

In this paper, we identify research streams to support the operationalizing of such food systems approaches in Ethiopia. To this end, we engaged with stakeholders, reviewed the literature, and applied a food systems framework to research priorities in…

journal article

Study of the determinants of chronic malnutrition in northern Nigeria: Quantitative evidence from the Nigeria demographic and health surveys

Close to half of all children younger than 5 years in the Northeast and Northwest geopolitical zones were estimated to be stunted in their growth for their age in 2013 compared to 22% of children in the rest of Nigeria. We examine the drivers of…

booklet

Ghana Strategy Support Program (GSSP)

Ghana must continue to invest in agriculture and promote transformation, by facilitating the development of agro-industries to diversify agriculture, increase productivity, & boost economic growth.

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…

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