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2022 Global Report On Food Crises
All CountriesGlobal Network Against Food Crises

The Global Food Report on Food Crises 2022

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What can we Really Learn from Sex-Disaggregated data?
All CountriesBJORN VAN CAMPENHOUT, ELS LECOUTERE AND DAVID SPIE...

During the past several years, we have been working intently on a field experiment with smallholder farmers in Uganda randomly assigned to get access to information in the form of short engaging videos. Because women and men are both involved in farm...

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Can Information Drive Demand for Safer Food? Impact of Brand-Specific Recommendations and Test Results on Product Choice
All CountriesSarah Wairimu Kariuki, Vivian Hoffmann

As an unobservable attribute, food safety is likely to be under-provided by markets where regulatory enforcement is weak. In such settings, stimulating consumer demand for safer food can potentially encourage market actors to invest in food safety.

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Eco-Inclusive Enterprises Driving Green Recovery Pathways
All CountriesSEED

When the COVID-19 pandemic shook the world in 2020, global economic activities have been severely battered, progress towards achieving the SDGs has been threatened, and global efforts are now centred on moving towards medium and long-term sustainable...

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Africa Agriculture Status Report: A Decade of Action - Building Sustainable and Resilient Food Systems in Africa
All CountriesAGRA

Global food systems are in disarray and impose increasing pressure on our planetary habitat. In this next decade of action for sustainable development, we need to think about food systems differently – taking into account the true values and full cos...

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Getting Started with Impact
All CountriesInclusive Business Action Network

Impact investors are looking for financially viable businesses that will deliver social and/or environmental benefits as part of their business model. It is therefore vital that you understand your business impact and can convey your impact story cle...

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Food Value Chain Transformation in Developing Regions
NigeriaTHOMAS REARDON AND BART MINTEN

In this chapter, for brevity, we focus on the output value chains, but the conceptual framework and most trends are also relevant to the input value chains, the lateral service value chains, and R&D&E suppliers. Output value chains in developing coun...

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Characterization of Cassava ORANGE Proteins and Their Capability to Increase Pro-Vitamin A Carotenoids Accumulation
GhanaANGÉ LICA, M. JARAMILLO ID, SANTIAGO SIERRA ID, PA...

Cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) biofortification with provitamin A carotenoids is an ongoing process that aims to alleviate vitamin A deficiency. The moderate content of provitamin A carotenoids achieved so far limits the contribution to providing...

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The Impact of Adoption of Artificial Pollination Technology in Cocoa Production: Evidence from Ghana
GhanaCAMILLUS ABAWIERA WONGNAA, ISAAC AKURUGU APIKE, SU...

This study analyzed the impact of adoption of artificial pollination on productivity, income, poverty and food security among cocoa farmers in Ghana. Primary data was collected from 206 cocoa farmers drawn through a multi-stage sampling technique and...

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2021 Annual Trends and Outlook Report: Building Resilient African Food Systems after COVID-19
All CountriesJOHN M. ULIMWENGU, ED., MARK A. CONSTAS, ED. AND É...

The 2021 Annual Trends and Outlook Report (ATOR) focuses on building resilient African food systems after COVID-19. It examines emerging data on the impacts of COVID-19 on African economies and food systems, reviews the responses of African countries...

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Catalyzing The Scale-Up Of Crop Biofortification
NigeriaARUN BARAL AND EKIN BIROL

Globally, an estimated two billion people suffer from micronutrient deficiencies that contribute to weakened immune systems, disease, disability, and even death.One of the main causes of micronutrient deficiencies – also known as hidden hunger – is l...

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Contract Farming, Contract Design and Smallholder Livelihoods
GhanaANETTE RUML, CATHERINE RAGASA AND MATIN QAIM

Contract farming has gained in importance in many developing countries. Previous studies analysed effects of contracts on smallholder farmers’ welfare, yet mostly without considering that different types of contractual relationships exist. Here, we e...

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