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The Agricultural Technology Adoption Initiative (ATAI) seeks to fill key gaps in the understanding of how to overcome the constraints on agricultural technology adoption. To organize the research and identify the research topics most in need of rigorous evidence, ATAI has developed a conceptual framework for considering...read more
Apr 22, 2015
Listen to Andrew Youn, founder of One Acre Fund, discuss the need for NGO-Research Partnerships in agriculture. ...read more
Event Material
Apr 22, 2015
Technologies have the potential to enable households, communities and firms to improve their yields and income, food security, and participation in the economy. Throughout the literature, there is a clear assumption that technology and development are closely tied.The goal of this literature review is to generate...read more
Apr 16, 2015
USAID Bureau for Food Security (BFS), Trade, Investment, and Governance requested ACDI/VOCA assemble a team of three consultants to evaluate sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) trade policy constraints within the maize and livestock and livestock products value chains in East Africa. This report captures the team's...read more
Brief
Apr 16, 2015
The Ag Partner XChange (apxc) is an incubator for innovative ideas and a platform for knowledge sharing around enabling environments for public-private partnerships. To support developments in the realm of seed scaling, apxc has partnered with USAID to create a set of resources around lessons learned, stories from the...read more
Web Resource
Apr 15, 2015
Coastal ecosystems are critical to maintaining human well-being and global biodiversity. Mangroves, tidal salt marshes and seagrasses sequester and store significant amounts of coastal blue carbon from the atmosphere and ocean and are now recognized for their role in mitigating climate change. Conservation and...read more
Guidance Document
Apr 15, 2015
The purpose of this paper is to synthesize the available knowledge and lessons learned from past experiences in promoting kitchen or home gardens for food production, with a special emphasis on water management. The benefits of home gardens for better family nutrition, improved health status of children and mothers, and...read more
Publication
Apr 15, 2015
This paper investigates linkages between women’s empowerment in agriculture and the nutritional status of women and children using 2012 baseline data from the Feed the Future population-based survey in northern Ghana. Using a new survey-based index, the women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index, we conduct individual-...read more
Publication
Apr 14, 2015
Linking Ag & Health for Nutrition
Before considering how to adapt to climate change, it is first necessary to understand the extent to which natural and human systems will be affected by various change scenarios. That is the purpose of a climate change vulnerability assessment (CCVA). These assessments treat climate change as a driving agent of change...read more
Publication
Apr 14, 2015
Linking Ag & Health for Nutrition
In the past decade, numerous exercises have been undertaken to document knowledge of the effects of agricultural development projects on human nutrition. This paper reviews 10 papers published since 2000 to synthesize current evidence of agriculture-to-nutrition linkages....read more
Publication
Apr 14, 2015

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