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.
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A close look at health-based conditional cash transfers in Tanzania reveals important nuances in how such increasingly popular programs work.
A new paper models how outbreaks of rice disease in Asia might play out, and how policymakers can respond.
Policies to boost agricultural productivity in Myanmar should focus on the problems of smallholder farmers. What IFPRI research shows about Mon State.
Qualitative research on gender and land tenure reveals the dynamics of smallholder agricultural decision-making in northern Ghana.
Videos can deliver agricultural extension messages cost-effectively to smallholders.
Public investment has gained importance in development in recent years. In the Malabo Declaration on African Agriculture and CAADP from 2014, heads of state and government of the African Union recommitted to uphold the target of allocating 10 percent…
The estimated societal costs of non-communicable chronic diseases caused by unhealthy diets, such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease, are now greater than those due to undernutrition in most regions of the world. Furthermore, according to a study…
New discussion paper analyzes current growth slowdown affecting the entire global economy and suggests that today's optimistic projections may be overrated.
In Uganda, low quality of potato seed is a major contributor to low potato yields among smallholder farmers.