Standard social science interview techniques may not be accounting for cognitive bias, a new study finds.
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An approach aimed at supporting smallholders can put them at an economic disadvantage, research shows.
New research suggests that integrating agriculture into reforestation projects could have substantial benefits for global food security.
A new study finds that an oft-praised Malawi fertilizer subsidy program has mixed results for maize farmers.
Newly-published research shows smallholder farmers in Uganda benefit when they watch instructional videos about proper techniques for handling potato seedlings.
A look at IFPRI's Agriculture, Nutrition, and Gender Linkages (ANGeL) project, which aims to identify actions and investments that will help to improve nutrition and empower women.
An interactive game offers insights into how farmers cooperate – and sometimes don't – moving to ecosystem-based pest control.
Two papers show how political circumstances and institutional prerogatives limit public spending.
A pilot study shows that using smartphones to gather data can address obstacles to recall accuracy in household surveys and provide near-real-time information to policymakers and development practitioners.
In Uganda, low quality of potato seed is a major contributor to low potato yields among smallholder farmers.