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Working Papers

2022

  1. Improving agricultural productivity in Papua New Guinea: Strategic and policy considerations
    IFPRI working papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  2. Regulation of agricultural markets in Malawi
    MaSSP policy notes, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads

2021

  1. Are the drivers of production and sales of maize, groundnut, and soyabean by farming households in Malawi changing? Analysis of recent household surveys
    MaSSP working papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  2. Disentangling food security from subsistence agriculture in Malawi: Synopsis
    IFPRI synopses, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (1)

2020

  1. Do credit constraints affect agricultural technology adoption? Evidence from Nigeria
    NSSP policy notes, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Patterns of change in Malawi’s economy under sector-focused investment strategies: Results of scenarios run through 2030 using an economy-wide model for Malawi
    MaSSP working papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  3. Promoting participation in oilseed value chains in Malawi: Who and where to target
    MaSSP policy notes, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  4. Promoting participation in value chains for pulses in Malawi: Who and where to target
    MaSSP policy notes, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  5. The relative commercial orientation of smallholder farmers in Nigeria: Household and crop value-chain analyses
    NSSP working papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (1)

2019

  1. A Case for Space: The Efficiency Spillover Effect of Iron Biofortified Beans in Rwanda
    2019 Annual Meeting, July 21-23, Atlanta, Georgia, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  2. Access to iodized salt in four areas of rural Papua New Guinea
    Project notes, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  3. Advancing research, policy, and capacity for food system transformation: Synthesis of achievements from the feed the future innovation lab for food security policy
    Research briefs, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  4. Are Malawian diets changing? An assessment of nutrient consumption and dietary patterns using household-level evidence from 2010/11 and 2016/17
    MaSSP working papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  5. Can mobile phone-based household surveys in rural Papua New Guinea generate information representative of the population surveyed?
    Project notes, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  6. Malawi's challenging employment landscape
    MaSSP working papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  7. Malawi’s challenging employment landscape: Any signs of structural transformation? Synopsis
    MaSSP policy notes, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  8. Papua New Guinea survey report: Rural household survey on food systems
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (3)
  9. Synopsis: Papua New Guinea household survey on food systems (2018): Initial findings
    Project notes, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (1)
  10. The impact of iron biofortified beans on yields and farmers' incomes: The case of Rwanda
    2019 Annual Meeting, July 21-23, Atlanta, Georgia, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads View citations (1)

2018

  1. A critical review of Malawi’s Special Crops Act and Agriculture (General Purposes) Act
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  2. Agriculture, food security, and nutrition in Malawi: Leveraging the links
    Food policy reports, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  3. Assessment of the 2016/17 Food Insecurity Response Programme in Malawi
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Identifying Priority Value Chains in Tanzania
    Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security (FSP) Downloads View citations (2)
  5. The Quality of Agriculture and Food Security Policy Processes at National Level in Malawi Results from the 2017/18 Malawi Agriculture and Food Security Policy Processes Endline Survey
    Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Briefs, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security (FSP) Downloads
    Also in Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security (FSP) (2018) Downloads
    Research briefs, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) (2018) Downloads
    Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Briefs, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security (FSP) (2018) Downloads

2017

  1. Prospects for the Sectoral Transformation of the Rural Economy in Tanzania: A Review of the Evidence
    Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security (FSP) Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Study of the Determinants of Chronic Malnutrition in Northern Nigeria: Qualitative Evidence from Kebbi and Bauchi States
    Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security (FSP) Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security (FSP) (2017) Downloads View citations (3)
    NSSP working papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) (2017) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Study of the determinants of chronic malnutrition in northern Nigeria: Quantitative evidence from the Nigeria Demographic and Health Surveys
    NSSP working papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Urbanization and child nutritional outcomes
    NSSP working papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in The World Bank Economic Review (2020)

2016

  1. DETAILED CROP SUITABILITY MAPS AND AN AGRICULTURAL ZONATION SCHEME FOR MALAWI Spatial information for agricultural planning purposes
    Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security (FSP) Downloads View citations (3)
  2. RESULTS FROM THE 2015 MALAWI AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY POLICY PROCESSES BASELINE SURVEY
    Food Security Collaborative Working Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics Downloads
    Also in Food Security Collaborative Policy Briefs, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics (2015) Downloads
  3. THE QUALITY OF AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY POLICY PROCESSES AT NATIONAL LEVEL IN MALAWI: RESULTS FROM THE 2015 MALAWI AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY POLICY PROCESSES BASELINE SURVEY
    Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security (FSP) Downloads
    Also in Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Briefs, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security (FSP) (2016) Downloads

2015

  1. Mapping the linkages between agriculture, food security and nutrition in Malawi
    MaSSP reports, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (1)

2014

  1. Assessing progress made toward shared agricultural transformation objectives in Mozambique
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Direct seed marketing program in Ethiopia in 2013: An operational evaluation to guide seed-sector reform
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (7)
  3. Maize yield response to nitrogen in Malawi’s smallholder production systems
    MaSSP working papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (15)
  4. The economywide effects of teff, wheat, and maize production increases in Ethiopia: Results of economywide modeling
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads

2013

  1. The supply of inorganic fertilizers to smallholder farmers in Tanzania
    USSP working papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  2. The supply of inorganic fertilizers to smallholder farmers in Uganda
    USSP working papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (1)

2012

  1. The supply of inorganic fertilizers to smallholder farmers in Mozambique: Evidence for fertilizer policy development
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (4)
  2. The supply of inorganic fertilizers to smallholder farmers in Tanzania: Evidence for fertilizer policy development
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (6)
  3. The supply of inorganic fertilizers to smallholder farmers in Uganda: Evidence for Fertilizer Policy Development
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (6)

2011

  1. Estimating yield of food crops grown by smallholder farmers: A review in the Uganda context
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (35)
  2. Food-for-education programs: Lessons for Uganda
    USSP working papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  3. Managing future oil revenue in Uganda for agricultural development and poverty reduction: A CGE analysis of challenges and options
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in Kiel Working Papers, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW Kiel) (2011) Downloads View citations (10)

2010

  1. Livestock development planning in Uganda: Identification of areas of opportunity and challenge
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads

2009

  1. Crisis alimentaria mundial: Monitoreo y evaluación de impacto para formular acciones de política
    Issue briefs, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  2. Fertilizer subsidies in Africa: Are vouchers the answer?
    Issue briefs, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (56)
  3. Validation of the world food programme's food consumption score and alternative indicators of household food security
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (38)
  4. Why African governments under-invest in agriculture: results from an expert survey
    2009 Conference, August 16-22, 2009, Beijing, China, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (3)

2008

  1. Global food crises: Monitoring and assessing impact to inform policy responses
    Food policy reports, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (25)
  2. Improving nutrition as a development priority: Addressing undernutrition in national policy processes in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Research reports, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (7)

2007

  1. Mapping where the poor live
    2020 vision briefs, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads

2006

  1. Agriculture and health in the policymaking process: understanding the links between agriculture and health
    2020 vision briefs, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  2. Insights from poverty maps for development and food relief program targeting: an application to Malawi
    FCND discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in FCND briefs, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) (2006) Downloads

2005

  1. Why the poor in rural Malawi are where they are: An Analysis of the Spatial Determinants of the Local Prevalence of Poverty
    FCND discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (1)

2004

  1. Africa's food and nutrition security situation: where are we and how did we get here?
    2020 vision discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (15)
  2. Assessing Africa's food and nutrition security situation
    Issue briefs, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
    Also in 2020 vision briefs, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) (2004) Downloads
  3. Poverty in Malawi, 1998
    FCND discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in FCND briefs, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) (2004) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Development Southern Africa (2004)

Journal Articles

2022

  1. Social interaction and geographic diffusion of iron‐biofortified beans in Rwanda
    Agricultural Economics, 2022, 53, (4), 503-528 Downloads

2020

  1. Urbanization and Child Nutritional Outcomes
    The World Bank Economic Review, 2020, 34, (1), 63-74 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2017)

2018

  1. Constraints in the fertilizer supply chain: evidence for fertilizer policy development from three African countries
    Food Security: The Science, Sociology and Economics of Food Production and Access to Food, 2018, 10, (6), 1479-1500 Downloads View citations (4)

2015

  1. Association between irrigated farming and improved nutrition in farm households in Malawi
    Agrekon, 2015, 54, (3), 62-86 Downloads View citations (1)

2013

  1. Information to guide policy responses to higher global food prices: The data and analyses required
    Food Policy, 2013, 38, (C), 47-58 Downloads View citations (13)

2012

  1. Rural-Urban Transformation in Uganda
    Journal of African Development, 2012, 14, (2), 169-194 Downloads View citations (5)

2008

  1. Impacts in Uganda of rising global food prices: the role of diversified staples and limited price transmission
    Agricultural Economics, 2008, 39, (s1), 513-524 Downloads View citations (60)

2005

  1. An investigation of the spatial determinants of the local prevalence of poverty in rural Malawi
    Food Policy, 2005, 30, (5-6), 532-550 Downloads View citations (28)

2004

  1. Poverty in Malawi, 1998
    Development Southern Africa, 2004, 21, (3), 419-441 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2003

  1. The Determinants of Poverty in Malawi, 1998
    World Development, 2003, 31, (2), 339-358 Downloads View citations (62)

1997

  1. Agricultural and environmental research in small countries: Innovative approaches to strategic planning: Pablo Eyzaguirre. John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1996. 231 pp. Price: [pound sign]24.95 (hardcover). ISBN 0 471 96074 8
    Agricultural Systems, 1997, 55, (4), 630-632 Downloads

Books

2021

  1. Disentangling food security from subsistence agriculture in Malawi
    IFPRI books, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (1)

Chapters

2019

  1. Change and rigidity in youth employment patterns in Malawi
    Chapter 6 in Youth and jobs in rural Africa: Beyond stylized facts, 2019, pp yj137-171 Downloads View citations (1)

2018

  1. Expanding teff production: Economywide analysis of growth and poverty impacts
    Chapter 10 in The economics of teff: Exploring Ethiopia’s biggest cash crop, 2018, pp 232-262 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Irrigated farming and improved nutrition in Malawian farm households
    Chapter 6 in In Agriculture, food security, and nutrition in Malawi: Leveraging the links, 2018, pp 61-66 Downloads
  3. Macro-economic Models: How to Spend Uganda’s Expected Oil Revenues? A CGE Analysis of the Agricultural and Poverty Impacts of Spending Options
    Springer
 
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