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Assets: Key to Prosperity

Nancy Johnson, co-Principal Investigator of GAAP1 and GAAP2 has written a blog on the A4NH Gender-Nutrition Idea Exchange in which she summarizes the key findings from GAAP1 and their implications for agricultural research and development. The post draws on a large body of work from GAAP1 in particular two recently-published synthesis papers authored by Nancy >> Read more

Source: GSSP Notes

Ghana Agricultural News Digest – May 17, 2016

Below are some current developments on agriculture in Africa:  Africa Lead Trains Students to Champion Agricultural Transformation A US support capacity building programme, Africa Lead, has organised leadership course for students from Ashesi University to champion new solutions for aggressive agricultural transformation to guarantee food security and improved livelihoods. The session sought to inspire, energise >> Read more

Short-­course: Improving studies in agricultural communities

IFPRI and New York University are undertaking a 3-­day intensive course in basic skills for undertaking evaluations and experiments in agricultural areas. Attendees will come away with the knowledge to plan and  implement their own simple analyses agricultural systems and communities. Content areas include impact evaluation, basic data analysis, as well as an introduction to >> Read more

Partnering with the United States to Reduce Poverty and Hunger

During IFPRI’s 40th Anniversary event in 2015, Nancy Stetson, Special Representative for Global Food Security of the United States Department of State, spoke on the value of IFPRI’s research to the United States government to reduce hunger