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Kenya agricultural development status assessment

In this assessment, the status and progress of Kenya on each of the metrics related to the Malabo goals and commitments is evaluated. The metrics defined here deal with goals and commitments at the continental level. Therefore, country-specific goals…

project paper

Synopsis: How big are post-harvest losses? Evidence from teff

Based on a unique large-scale data set on teff production and marketing, Ethiopia’s most important cash crop, we study post-harvest losses in rural-urban value chains, specifically between producers and urban retailers in the capital, Addis Ababa. We…

project paper

Natural resource curse in Africa: Dutch Disease and institutional explanations

The African continent is endowed with rich natural resources, including minerals and fossil fuels. Production and exports in Africa's resource-rich economies are highly concentrated in natural resource-based products, but these economies show little…

book chapter

Dealing with critical challenges in African innovation platforms: Lessons for facilitation

Dynamic innovation processes and differences in interests, capacities, and power present challenges for platform facilitators. Based on group reflection on their own personal experiences facilitating innovation platforms, Chapter 10 (Swaans et al.)…