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journal article

Allocating external financing for health: a discrete choice experiment of stakeholder preferences

Most donors of external financing for health use allocation policies to determine which countries are eligible to receive financial support and how much support each should receive. Currently, most of these policies place a great deal of weight on…

journal article

Nutrition-sensitive agriculture: What have we learned so far?

A growing number of governments, donor agencies, and development organizations are committed to supporting nutrition-sensitive agriculture (NSA) to achieve their development goals. While consensus exists on pathways through which agriculture may…

working paper

The (Arab) Agricultural Investment for Development Analyzer (AIDA): An innovative tool for evidence-based planning

This paper describes an innovative agricultural and rural economic planning tool that will help governments and analysts in the design of agricultural investment plans: the (Arab) Agricultural Investment for Development Analyzer (AIDA). A policy…

brief

Quantifying the cost and benefits of ending hunger and undernutrition: Examining the differences among alternative approaches

This brief examines estimates produced by several recent model simulations and frameworks that focus on the cost of ending hunger as well as progress toward other development goals—estimates that range from US$7 billion to US$265 billion per year. The…

discussion paper

Agriculture extension in Viet Nam: An assessment and reform options

In 2015, Viet Nam began transforming its agriculture extension and advisory services to improve the efficiency and competitiveness of its agricultural sector and thus improve the livelihoods of its farmers. Despite these recent efforts, however,…

project paper

The role of agriculture and agro-processing for development in Jordan

This paper aims to support the implementation of the strategic development plans of Jordan by analyzing the role of agriculture and farmers in the Jordanian economy, the role that productivity and structural change can play for fostering agricultural…

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