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Spatial Data for Development Domain Analysis in East and Central Africa

GIS dataset for constructing three-dimensional Development Domain for ASARECA's operation area in 12 East and Central Africa countries. Data layers of market accessibility, agricultural potential, and population density of 2010 at 5 arc-minute…

project paper

Localized public investment and agricultural performance in Malawi

Using panel data econometric techniques, this paper evaluates how public expenditure influences agricultural performance at the district level in Malawi by empirically estimating localized expenditure multipliers for the districts. The results of the…

discussion paper

Strengthening and harmonizing food policy systems to achieve food security

Understanding how various entities in a policy system at the national level can contribute to improved use of evidence in policy making. Yet little research has focused in developing countries on how various actors and players in a policy system work…

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Senegal Dairy Value Chain Nutrition Data

IFPRI in collaboration with the Laiterie du Berger (milk factory in Richard Toll, Senegal), the GRET (international NGO), University Gaston Berger (UGB) in Saint Louis, Senegal and the Cellule de Lutte contre la Malnutrition (CLM) conducted an impact…

project paper

Synopsis: Food processing, transformation and job creation

Given the importance of agriculture in developing economies, food processing industries often dominate employment and value addition in the industrial sector in these settings. For example, it is estimated that the food processing industry in Ethiopia…

discussion paper

Can better targeting improve the effectiveness of Ghana's Fertilizer Subsidy Program?

Despite improvements to the implementation regime of Ghana’s fertilizer subsidy program, this paper shows that considerable challenges remain in ensuring that the subsidy is targeted to farmers who need fertilizer the most. Currently, larger-scale and…

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