A cash program in Tanzania boosted villagers' confidence in local leaders and institutions.
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An approach aimed at supporting smallholders can put them at an economic disadvantage, research shows.
Distributing ID cards with basic eligibility information increased participation in Indonesia's Raskin (Rice for the Poor) program—leading the government to expand their use to other forms of social assistance.
An ongoing IFPRI study examines how gender influences the communication of agricultural extension messages in Uganda.
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