Food Security Collaborative Policy Briefs

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2017-07-21
22:12
We use plot-level data from the National Panel Survey to estimate maize - N respon se rates and the profitability of inorganic fertilizer use. We find that average small [...]
English | 2016 | Report |

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2017-04-01
08:52
Over the period 2014-16, the Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture, through its SRAI 2 project with Michigan State University, commissioned seven sets of case s [...]
2016-10 | Report |

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2017-04-01
08:52
Initial contacts between investor and community are important and prior information of the local population is crucial for laying a foundation for a good relationship. Ho [...]
2016-04 | Report |

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2017-04-01
09:10
 Livestock production and marketing has the potential of improving the smallholder farmer’s livelihood, but small herd size limits smallholder livestock commercializ [...]
2016-10 | Report |

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2017-04-01
09:52
Forest foods can play a vital role in maintaining balance and variety in people’s diets by providing foods of different food groups and supplying diverse foods within a [...]
2016-03 | Report |

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2017-04-01
14:30
Climate smart agriculture (CSA) has emerged as an approach to enhance the resilience of farming systems to the effects of climate change. CSA is defined by three principl [...]
2016-07 | Report |

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2017-04-01
15:19
Rice is at the center of food policy debates in West Africa.1 Driven by its convenience in preparation and consumption and higher consumer incomes, per capita consumption [...]
2016-04 | Report |

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2017-04-01
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2017-04-01
09:03
Increasing the use of modern inputs including fertilizer is key for raising agricultural productivity and reducing poverty in Nigeria, particularly and Africa more genera [...]
2016-02 | Report |

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2017-04-01
13:31
A Dynamic incentive model is used to develop conditions that minimize strategic default in agricultural inputs on credit to rural smallholder farmers. Hypotheses from the [...]
2016-02 | Report |

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