Soil fertility management not only prevents land degradation, it boosts profits—so why are many African farmers reluctant to adopt it?
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Research in Uganda shows certfication schemes have education and gender equity benefits, but results vary considerably by program.
An ongoing IFPRI study examines how gender influences the communication of agricultural extension messages in Uganda.
Africa News Tonight, a daily news radio program of Voice of America, interviewed IFPRI research fellow Mateusz Filipski for World Refugee Day. Dr. Filipski spoke about his research on the benefits of hosting refugees in Rwanda and Uganda. Refugees are…
Research shows that with proper support, refugees can provide an economic boon to surrounding communities.
An IFPRI workshop examines ways in which (and sometimes whether) provisioning information to the public can result in more responsive governments.
Newly-published research shows smallholder farmers in Uganda benefit when they watch instructional videos about proper techniques for handling potato seedlings.
A study co-authored by IFPRI's Research Fellow Mateusz Filipski on the economic impact of refugees was covered by Voice of America. The study found that refugees can actually have a positive economic impact on their host communities. According to the…
Videos can deliver agricultural extension messages cost-effectively to smallholders.
In Uganda, low quality of potato seed is a major contributor to low potato yields among smallholder farmers.