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discussion paper

Farmers’ crop choice decisions: Trends and determinants in Nigeria and Uganda

This study investigates the determinants of farmers’ crop choice decisions, crop area diversification, and income diversification in Sub-Saharan Africa using nationally representative panel data for Nigeria and Uganda. We use both the shares of land…


Bridge Collaborative Factsheet

The Bridge Collaborative is a global change agent driving a fundamental shift in how we think, plan, fund and work across sectors to make bigger change faster. We unite people and organizations with the shared evidence and tools to make a greater…

supplementary material

Food policy indicators: Tracking change

This section provides updates on data generated by IFPRI research and illustrations of key trends. Indicators include investments in agricultural research, public spending on agriculture, capacity for food policy research, agricultural total factor…

journal article

Review: Time use as an explanation for the agri-nutrition disconnect? Evidence from rural areas in low and middle-income countries

Time is a vital input into nutritional outcomes, as it is necessary for the production, procurement and preparation of food, child feeding and childcare. Thus, agricultural interventions may fail to improve nutritional outcomes if they do not take…

working paper

Farmers’ grain storage and losses in Ethiopia: Measures and associates

Storage losses at the farm are often assumed to be an important contributor to presumed large postharvest losses in developing countries. However, reliable and representative data on these losses are often lacking. We study farmers’ storage decisions…

discussion paper

Assessment of the 2016/17 Food Insecurity Response Programme in Malawi

Following poor harvests in the 2015/16 cropping season in Malawi, vulnerability assessments found that nearly 6.7 million people, primarily in the Southern and Central regions, were likely to suffer from food insecurity before the next harvest. The…