Resources

Title Description
- Julia Behrman, Lucy Billings, and Amber Peterman

Progressive legislative actions in Uganda and Tanzania have improved women’s legal rights to land, however significant gender disparities persist in access, control, inheritance, and ownership of land at the grassroots level. One promising...

- Jean-Francois Maystadt, Olivier Ecker, Athur Mabiso

Climate change leads to more frequent and more intense droughts in Somalia. In a global context, weather shocks have been found to perpetuate poverty and fuel civil conflict. By relating regional and temporal variations in violent conflict...

- Lenis Saweda, Liverpool-Tasie

Farmers' groups are thought to be one potentially effective mechanism to improve farmers' livelihoods by reducing information asymmetries and transaction costs. In many countries, farmers are coordinated in groups for participation in...

- Shahidur Rashid, Nigussie Tefera, Nicholas Minot, and Gezahengn Ayele

Fertilizer use in Ethiopia has almost quintupled since the official elimination of input subsidy programs. Yet, application rates remain far below recommended level and, given limited scope for area expansion, fertilizer promotion continues to be...

- Mark W. Rosegrant, Jawoo Koo, Nicola Cenacchi, Claudia Ringler, Richard Robertson, Myles Fisher, Cindy Cox, Karen Garrett, Nicostrato D. Perez, and Pascale Sabbagh

The world’s population is expected to reach 9 billion by 2050. Climate change, population, and income growth will drive food demand in the coming decades. Baseline scenarios show food prices for maize, rice, and wheat would significantly...

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- Cheryl Doss, Chiara Kovarik, Amber Peterman, Agnes R. Quisumbing, Mara van den Bold

Over the past decade, stakeholders have made a variety of generalized claims concerning women’s landownership, both globally and in Africa. Typically, these claims include statements with single statistics, such as “women own less...

- Robert Tripp and Akwesi Mensah-Bonsu

Ghana’s seed sector has undergone some significant changes in the past few years, including the establishment of a new seed law and regulations, the appointment of a National Seed Council, and the emergence of a more diversified commercial...

16 Sep, 2008 - Narayanan, G. Badri and Terrie L. Walmsley, Eds.

The GTAP data base combines detailed bilateral trade, transport and protection data characterizing economic linkages among regions, together with individual country input-output data bases which account for inter-sectoral linkages within...

1 Jan, 2006 - Shea Oscar Rutstein and Guillermo Rojas.

This guide provides an overview on key aspects of the organization and use of DHS data sets and serves as a reference document for researchers on the definitions and calculation of complex statistics used in DHS reports.