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discussion paper

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…

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.

brief

Agricultural mechanization in the dry zone

This research highlight evaluates the extent of agricultural mechanization in four townships in Myanmar’s Dry Zone. It provides evidence that rapid mechanization is underway. Mechanical land preparation is now commonplace, due to thriving machine…

Project Note

Food safety in Kenya: Focus on dairy

This note goes beyond the rumors to summarize the scientific evidence on milk safety, and offers practical recommendations for improving milk safety in Kenya.

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…

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