discussion paper

Agricultural diversification and poverty in India

As stress on Indian agriculture increases because of several reasons, such as continuous fragmentation of landholdings and climate change, there is a serious threat to livelihood based on farming. This is particularly true for small farmers. Growing rural…

Biofortification Priority Index

Biofortification Priority Index

Biofortification is a strategy that seeks to reduce human micronutrient deficiencies—vitamin A, zinc, or iron— by developing and disseminating food crops that contain high levels of micronutrients. HarvestPlus (http://www.harvestplus.org) leads the global…


Water for Food Security and Nutrition

This policy-oriented report from the High Level Panel of Experts (HLPE) on Food Security and Nutrition of the Committee on World Food Security, presents a synthesis of existing evidence on the multiple relations between water and food security and nutrition…

journal article

Using Field Experiments to Elicit Risk and Ambiguity Preferences

journal article Patrick S. Ward Vartika Singh Using Field Experiments to Elicit Risk and Ambiguity Preferences Behavioural Factors and the Adoption of New Agricultural Technologies in Rural India Topics Policies and Institutions Risk Management Agriculture...