Three External Evaluations Released on Feed the Future Innovation Labs for Collaborative Research on Horticulture, IPM, and Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resource Management

External evaluations were recently released for three different Feed the Future Innovation Labs for Collaborative Research:  Horticulture, Integrated Pest Management (IPM) , and Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (SANREM). These external evaluations provide feedback to USAID on the Innovation […]

AIARD Honors CRSP Leaders for Public Service in
International Agriculture and Rural Development

Several leaders in the Collaborative Research Support Program (CRSP) community were honored by the Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development (AIARD) for their significant public service in international agriculture and rural development during the AIARD’s June 2013 annual meeting. […]

SANREM in Cincinnati: Researchers attend Annual Meeting

Over sixty  researchers and students from twelve  different universities, as well as other NGO partners and representatives from  USAID, convened in Cincinnati, Ohio on October 21- 22 for the Feed the Future Food Security Innovation Lab: Collaborative Research on Sustainable […]

Arresting environmental decline in Haiti: Learning about Conservation Agriculture

The farmlands of Haiti’s Central Plateau are severely degraded, limiting small-scale farmers’ ability to produce food and feed for home and market. SANREM CRSP researchers, together with NGO and government partners, are promoting better environmental stewardship by working with Haitian farmers […]

CRSP Research Increases Agricultural Productivity

Achieving increases in productivity, defined as deriving greater output per unit of input, is a central feature of USAID-funded agricultural programs and particularly the work of the Collaborative Research Support Programs (CRSPs). Productivity gains can come from improvement in breeding, […]

Reducing the Gender Gaps in Agriculture: The Experiences of IPM, Peanut, and SANREM CRSPs

According to the 2010-2011 State of Food and Agriculture, closing the gender gaps in agriculture has the potential to raise total agricultural output in development countries by between 2.5 and 4 percent and to reduce the number of hungry people […]