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IFPRI Malawi Monthly Maize Market Report, February 2022
MalawiIFPRI

The Monthly Maize Market Report was developed by researchers at IFPRI Malawi with the goal of providing clear and accurate information on the variation of maize prices in selected markets throughout Malawi. The reports are intended as a resource for...

Agri-Food News and Media
Genebanks And Market Participation: Evidence From Groundnut Farmers In Malawi
MalawiMARTIN PAUL JR. TABE-OJONG, MELINDA SMALE, NELISSA...

Genebanks contribute to poverty reduction as well as food and nutritional security by being one of the main sources of diversity for the development of improved crop varieties. While the welfare implications of adopting improved varieties have been d...

Agri-Food News and Media
Remote Sensing Data For Monitoring Agricultural Production And Economic Activity: Application In Egypt
EgyptKIBROM A. ABAY, FADI ABDELRADI, YUMNA KASSIM, et a...

This policy note showcases two examples on how remote sensing data can be used for monitoring agricultural production and economic activities. The first case aims to generate granular data on agricultural production, which remain scarce in Egypt and...

Agri-Food News and Media
Post-harvest Losses In Potato In Nyandarua County
KenyaPHOEBE SCOLLARD, VIVIAN HOFFMANN, KENNEDY KAGO, et...

Irish potato is the second most important food crop in Kenya after maize (Kaguongo et al., 2014). Potato production in Kenya is expected to grow, as farmers are being encouraged both by climate shifts and by the government to diversify their producti...

Agri-Food News and Media
Post-harvest Losses And Food Safety In Tomatoes Produced In Laikipia County
KenyaLYDIAH GATERE, VIVIAN HOFFMANN, MIKE MURPHY, et al

Kenya is one of the main producers of tomato within Africa south of the Sahara, with an estimated market value of USD 237 million as of 2012, most of which was produced for the national market (Sibomana et al., 2016). Within Laikipia, the total value...

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Expected Impacts Of Increases In International Prices Of Fertilizer In Rwanda: Estimates From A Microsimulation
RwandaDAVID J. SPIELMAN, SERGE MUGABO, GRACIE ROSENBACH,...

International fertilizer prices have increased rapidly since 2020 due to multiple factors. This note assesses the impact of these price increases on Rwanda’s agriculture sector, with an emphasis on implications for crop production, subsidy costs, and...

Agri-Food News and Media
Selected Legumes, Roots& Tubers And Other Cereals, February 2022
MalawiIFPRI

This price bulletin was developed by researchers at IFPRI Malawi with the goal of providing clear and accurate information on the weekly variation of retail prices for selected agricultural commodities that are important for food security and nutriti...

Agri-Food News and Media
Policy Innovations To Unlock Climate Finance For Resilient Food Systems In Africa
All CountriesMalabo Montpellier Panel

In most African countries, food systems are a key pillar of livelihoods and national GDP: nearly half of the continent`s workforce is employed in agriculture, and the sector contributes to an average of 20 percent of GDP.

Agri-Food News and Media
Rwanda Case Study: Bridging The Gap
RwandaMalabo Montpellier Panel

Rwanda has achieved perfect scores in CAADP Biennial Reviews and outperformed the African and global average on OECD's 2023 Social Institutions & Gender Index. Women make up 57% of the agricultural workforce, and the government aims to increase women...

Agri-Food News and Media
BRIDGING THE GAP: Policy Innovations To Put Women At The Center Of Food Systems Transformation In Africa
All CountriesMalabo Montpellier Panel

delves into an Africa-wide analysis of the status of women in Africa's agrifood systems to propose further actions to position women at the center of food system change. Women are pivotal to transforming Africa's agrifood systems and achieving job, g...

Agri-Food News and Media
Livestock, Livestock Products and Fish, March 2022
MalawiIFPRI

This price bulletin was developed by researchers at IFPRI Malawi with the goal of providing clear and accurate information on the weekly variation of retail prices for selected agricultural commodities that are important for food security and nutriti...

Agri-Food News and Media
Financial Access Of Midstream Agricultural Firms In Africa: Evidence From The LSMS-ISA And World Bank Enterprise Surveys
All CountriesKATE AMBLER, ALAN DE BRAUW, SYLVAN HERSKOWITZ, et...

The midstream of agricultural value chains are rapidly changing in response to shifting domestic and international demand. While the performance of this segment may have important implications for the entire sector, evidence on midstream actors and t...

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