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Workplace:Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Michigan State University, (more information at EDIRC)
World Bank Group, (more information at EDIRC)
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2020

  1. Gender, crop diversification, and nutrition in irrigation catchment areas in the central dry zones in Myanmar: Implications for agricultural development support
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Heterogeneous effects of marketing contracts and resource-providing contracts on household income
    GlobalFood Discussion Papers, Georg-August-Universitaet Goettingen, GlobalFood, Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Inclusive business models for access to quality fish seed and technical assistance: Insights from Ghana
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  4. Monitoring the Impact of COVID-19 in Myanmar: Agricultural production and rural livelihoods in two irrigation schemes - June 2020 survey round
    Myanmar SSP policy notes, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  5. Monitoring the Impact of COVID-19 in Myanmar: Agricultural production and rural livelihoods in two irrigation schemes - June 2020 survey round [in Burmese]
    Myanmar SSP policy notes, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  6. The role of interactive radio programming in advancing women’s empowerment and crop and dietary diversity: Mixed methods evidence from Malawi
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads

2019

  1. Adoption of food safety among food processing firms in Ghana
    2019 Sixth International Conference, September 23-26, 2019, Abuja, Nigeria, African Association of Agricultural Economists (AAAE) Downloads
  2. Dynamics in agricultural extension services provision in Malawi: Insights from two rounds of household and community panel surveys
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  3. Empowerment in agricultural value chains: Mixed methods evidence from the Philippines
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  4. How to improve rural service delivery in developing countries: Complementarities, information, and incentives
    Policy briefs, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  5. Modeling the effectiveness of the lead farmer approach in agricultural extension service provision: Nationally representative panel data analysis in Malawi
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads

2018

  1. A blue revolution in sub-Saharan Africa? Evidence from Ghana’s tilapia value chain
    GSSP working papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  2. Do food processing firms benefit from food safety guidelines? Evidence from Ghana
    2018 Annual Meeting, August 5-7, Washington, D.C., Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  3. Selective Attention and Information Loss in the Lab-to-Farm Knowledge Chain: The Case of Malawian Agricultural Extension Programs
    2018 Conference, July 28-August 2, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Agricultural Systems (2018)
  4. The impact of a farmer business school program on incomes of smallholder farmers: Insights from central Malawi
    MaSSP working papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  5. The state of agricultural extension services in Ethiopia and their contribution to agricultural productivity
    ESSP working papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (5)

2017

  1. A chicken and maize situation: The poultry feed sector in Ghana
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Capacity and accountability in the Agricultural Extension System in Malawi: Insights from a survey of service providers in 15 districts
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Limitations of contract farming as a pro-poor strategy: The case of maize outgrower schemes in upper West Ghana
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in World Development (2018)
  4. The state of agricultural extension and advisory services provision in Malawi: Insights from household and community surveys
    MaSSP reports, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (6)

2016

  1. Challenges in implementing a small-scale farmers’ capacity-building program: The case of the food production, processing, and marketing project in the Democratic Republic of Congo
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  2. Do development projects crowd out private-sector activities? A survival analysis of contract farming participation in northern Ghana
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Framework to assess performance and impact of pluralistic agricultural extension systems: The best-fit framework revisited
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Limits to green revolution in rice in Africa: The case of Ghana
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  5. The impact of agricultural extension services in the context of a heavily subsidized input system: The case of Malawi
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in World Development (2018)

2015

  1. Hybrid maize seed supply in Ghana
    GSSP working papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (4)

2014

  1. Maize Productivity in Ghana
    GSSP policy notes, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (2)

2013

  1. Assessing the effectiveness of multistakeholder platforms: Agricultural and rural management councils in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Assessment of the capacity, incentives, and performance of agricultural extension agents in western Democratic Republic of the Congo
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Effects of extension services on technology adoption and productivity among female and male farmers: Summary of ESSP working paper 49
    ESSP research notes, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  4. Moving in the right direction? Maize productivity and fertilizer use and use intensity in Ghana
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (9)
  5. Organizational and institutional issues in climate change adaptation and risk management: Insights from practitioners’ survey in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Mali
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  6. Patterns of adoption of improved maize technologies in Ghana
    GSSP working papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (21)
  7. Patterns of adoption of improved rice technologies in Ghana
    GSSP working papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (16)
  8. Quality Matters and Not Quantity: Evidence on Productivity Impacts of Extension Service Provision in Ethiopia
    2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C., Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads View citations (1)
  9. Sustainability of EU Food Safety Certification: A survival analysis of firm decisions
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads

2012

  1. Capacity and Incentive Factors Affecting Individual Scientist’s Productivity: A Comparative and Multilevel Analysis of Nigeria and Ghana Agricultural Research Systems
    2012 Conference, August 18-24, 2012, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
  2. Gender and Institutional Dimensions of Agricultural Technology Adoption: A Review of Literature and Synthesis of 35 Case Studies
    2012 Conference, August 18-24, 2012, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (14)
  3. Gender assessment of the agricultural sector in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Gender differences in access to extension services and agricultural productivity
    ESSP working papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (14)
  5. The Role of Rural Producer Organizations for Agricultural Service Provision in Fragile States
    2012 Annual Meeting, August 12-14, 2012, Seattle, Washington, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) (2012) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Agricultural Economics (2014)

2011

  1. Do Leader and Organizational Characteristics Affect Scientist's Productivity? A Multilevel Analysis of Nigerian Agricultural Research System
    2011 Annual Meeting, July 24-26, 2011, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  2. Engendering agricultural research, development, and extension
    Research reports, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (13)

2010

  1. Engendering agricultural research
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (18)
  2. Strengthening innovation capacity of Nigerian agricultural research organizations
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads

2006

  1. Functional Foods: Opportunities and Challenges for Developing Countries
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)

Journal Articles

2020

  1. COVID-19 and the food system: setback or opportunity for gender equality?
    Food Security: The Science, Sociology and Economics of Food Production and Access to Food, 2020, 12, (4), 877-880 Downloads
  2. The Impact on Farmer Incomes of a Nationwide Scaling Up of the Farmer Business School Program: Lessons and Insights from Central Malawi
    The European Journal of Development Research, 2020, 32, (4), 906-938 Downloads

2019

  1. How Can African Governments Reach Poor Farmers with Fertiliser Subsidies? Exploring a Targeting Approach in Ghana
    Journal of Development Studies, 2019, 55, (9), 1983-2007 Downloads

2018

  1. Do development projects crowd-out private sector activities? Evidence from contract farming participation in Northern Ghana
    Food Policy, 2018, 74, (C), 9-22 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Limitations of Contract Farming as a Pro-poor Strategy: The Case of Maize Outgrower Schemes in Upper West Ghana
    World Development, 2018, 102, (C), 30-56 Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Working Paper (2017)
  3. Selective attention and information loss in the lab-to-farm knowledge chain: The case of Malawian agricultural extension programs
    Agricultural Systems, 2018, 165, (C), 147-163 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2018)
  4. The impact of agricultural extension services in the context of a heavily subsidized input system: The case of Malawi
    World Development, 2018, 105, (C), 25-47 Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Working Paper (2016)

2017

  1. Dynamics of EU food safety certification: a survival analysis of firm decisions
    Agricultural and Food Economics, 2017, 5, (1), 1-25 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Moving in the right direction? The role of price subsidies in fertilizer use and maize productivity in Ghana
    Food Security: The Science, Sociology and Economics of Food Production and Access to Food, 2017, 9, (2), 329-353 Downloads View citations (8)

2016

  1. Effectiveness and challenges of participatory governance: the case of agricultural and rural management councils in the Western Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Food Security: The Science, Sociology and Economics of Food Production and Access to Food, 2016, 8, (4), 827-854 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Organizational and Institutional Barriers to the Effectiveness of Public Expenditures: The Case of Agricultural Research Investments in Nigeria and Ghana
    The European Journal of Development Research, 2016, 28, (4), 660-689 Downloads View citations (1)

2014

  1. Institutional reforms and agricultural policy process: lessons from Democratic Republic of Congo
    Agricultural and Food Economics, 2014, 2, (1), 1-21 Downloads
  2. The role of rural producer organizations for agricultural service provision in fragile states
    Agricultural Economics, 2014, 45, (5), 537-553 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2011

  1. Are Food Certification Costs Misestimated? Exporter‐Perspective on the European Standard
    Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2011, 62, (3), 669-689 View citations (8)
  2. Delisting from EU HACCP certification: Analysis of the Philippine seafood processing industry
    Food Policy, 2011, 36, (5), 694-704 Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Food Policy, 2011, 36, (5), 693-703 (2011) Downloads View citations (4)

2010

  1. Returns to public sector plant breeding in the presence of spill‐ins and private goods: the case of bean research in Michigan
    Agricultural Economics, 2010, 41, (5), 425-442 Downloads View citations (2)

Chapters

2020

  1. Conclusions and policy implications
    Chapter 9 in Agricultural extension: Global status and performance in selected countries, 2020, pp 313-331 Downloads
  2. Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Chapter 8 in Agricultural extension: Global status and performance in selected countries, 2020, pp 265-312 Downloads
  3. Ethiopia
    Chapter 6 in Agricultural extension: Global status and performance in selected countries, 2020, pp 185-223 Downloads
  4. Introduction and motivation
    Chapter 1 in Agricultural extension: Global status and performance in selected countries, 2020, pp 1-18 Downloads
  5. Malawi
    Chapter 7 in Agricultural extension: Global status and performance in selected countries, 2020, pp 225-264 Downloads
 
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