Mass media are increasingly used to deliver health messages to promote social and behaviour change, but there has been little evidence of mass media use for improving a set of child feeding practices, other than campaigns to promote breastfeeding.…
This paper undertakes a detailed examination of the availability and quality of data on public expenditures in agriculture in Africa. We consider the case of Mozambique, a country characterised by low income and low administrative capacity, but also…
Examining the properties of the multidimensional poverty index and first-order dominance approach (FOD) and applying both measures in 26 African countries.
Assessesing the economy-wide effects of Malawi’s export restrictions on maize and oilseeds, finding that short run benefits may be redered ineffective by production responses in the medium to long run.
Projected growth rates have fallen in recent years; this article examines the impact of this slowdown on the poor, particularly the rural poor.
Agricultural price behavior and intensification is determined by proximity to a city and the type of city.
An economywide systems-approach in Mozambique that combines ex post household econometric analysis of investment impacts with ex antemodeling of growth and poverty linkages.