Reducing the Vulnerability of Kenya’s Pastoralists to Drought with Livestock Insurance

In the arid and semi-arid lands of northern Kenya, pastoralists’ livelihoods depend on the health of their herds. In anticipation of drought, households often avoid potentially high-return activities for safer strategies, keeping them poorer than they need to be. When […]

Innovative Solutions for Poverty Reduction

Leading scientists and development practitioners shared evidence and provided recommendations on strengthening rural communities’ economic resilience through social protection programs during the BASIS/AMA CRSP’s event “Building Resilience and Assets for Food Security: Evidence and Implications for Feed the Future (FTF).” […]

BASIS/AMA Hosts Workshop on Gender and Assets in Washington D.C.

Understanding how men’s and women’s access to, control over, and ownership of a range of productive assets (e.g., land and other property, credit, and improved agricultural inputs) has the potential to help donors and development practitioners improve strategies for supporting […]