Sub-Saharan Africa

Feed the Future Innovation Labs for Collaborative Research Country Profile: Mozambique

The Feed the Future Innovation Labs for Collaborative Research are active in all 19 Feed the Future countries. They are advancing the productivity frontier, expanding markets […]

  • Date of Publication: September 2013
  • Author(s): The CRSP Digest Project
  • Type of Document: Impact/Success Story

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Feed the Future Innovation Labs for Collaborative Research Country Profile: Rwanda

The Feed the Future Innovation Labs for Collaborative Research are active in all 19 Feed the Future countries. They are advancing the productivity frontier, expanding markets […]

  • Date of Publication: September 2013
  • Author(s): The CRSP Digest Project
  • Type of Document: Impact/Success Story

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Feed the Future Innovation Labs for Collaborative Research Country Profile: Senegal

The Feed the Future Innovation Labs for Collaborative Research are active in all 19 Feed the Future countries. They are advancing the productivity frontier, expanding markets […]

  • Date of Publication: September 2013
  • Author(s): The CRSP Digest Project
  • Type of Document: Impact/Success Story

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Feed the Future Innovation Labs for Collaborative Research Country Profile: Tanzania

The Feed the Future Innovation Labs for Collaborative Research are active in all 19 Feed the Future countries. They are advancing the productivity frontier, expanding markets […]

  • Date of Publication: September 2013
  • Author(s): The CRSP Digest Project
  • Type of Document: Impact/Success Story

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Influences of Climate, Coping Strategies and Middle Eastern Markets on the Livestock Trade in Southern Ethiopia: Preliminary Observations

Abstract: This research brief presents preliminary observations from six months of field research and interviews with key actors involved in livestock marketing in southern Ethiopia and […]

  • Date of Publication: August 2013
  • Author(s): Peter D. Little
  • Type of Document: Research Brief

Promoting Adoption of Improved Production Technologies among Smallholders in Ghana via Coupled Credit and Index Insurance Contracts

The Ohio State University and the African Center for Economic Transformation, in collaboration with the University of Ghana, propose to undertake a three-year program of research, […]

  • Start Date: 2013/06/01
  • End Date: 2016/09/30
  • Project Code: Not Available
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Tailoring Contract Farming to Smallholders: Experimental Evidence on Enrollment Impact, Insurance Provision, and Communication Technologies

The research proposes three field experiments in Kenya to evaluate the potential of contract farming schemes to increase smallholder welfare. In the first intervention, a large […]

  • Start Date: 2013/06/01
  • End Date: 2017/11/30
  • Project Code: Not Available
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Evaluating the Socio-Economic Impacts of Western Seed’s Hybrid Maize Program

This study will evaluate the impact of Western Seed Company’s (WSC) hybrid maize program on the welfare of smallholder farmers in Kenya’s mid-altitude regions. This locally-based […]

Complementarities of Training, Technology, and Credit in Smallholder Agriculture: Impact, Sustainability, and Policy for Scaling-up

Programs of training and time-limited subsidization of inputs or capital are often pursued to overcome barriers to farmers’ technology adoption. How successful is this model in […]

Tuta absoluta, meet IPM Innovation Lab

The IPM CRSP co-organized a conference in Senegal with USDA, USAID, and CORAF to strategize management methods for an invasive tomato leafminer in Africa.

  • Date of Publication: 5/6/2013
  • Author(s): Melissa Smith
  • Type of Document: Newspaper Article