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Assessing the Adoption of High Iron Bean Varieties and Their Impact on Iron Intakes and Other Livelihood Outcomes in Rwanda: Listing Exercise Report
(Harvest Plus, International Food Policy Research Institute, 2016-10-01)
NACAA Minutes from JCEP Leadership Conference
Report of the entire meeting of the ANR Agents at the Joint Council of Extension Professional's meeting in Las Vegas NV
Sustaining the CAADP Momentum: Strategies and Policies to Support Household Resilience to Drought
Agriculture is the most important sector in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and will be the hardest hit by climate change. Country agricultural sectors will be impacted by climate change in different ways. But, in most cases, ...
Rainfall Variabilty, Migration, Off-farm Activities, and Transfers: Evidence from Rural Ethiopia
This study investigates the impacts of rainfall variability on migration, off-farm activities and transfers in rural Ethiopia. We develop a unitary agricultural household model in which migration, (on-farm, off-farm, and ...
IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT POLICY RESEARCH: POTENTIAL ECONOMIC BENEFITS OF CIFOR SUSTAINABLE WETLANDS ADAPTATION AND MITIGATION PROJECT CONTRIBUTIONS TO AN EFFECTIVE INDONESIAN FOREST MORATORIUM
The role of research in policy-making is complex and context specific, generating many challenges for evaluating the impact of policy research. Two key issues in policy-oriented research impact assessment (PORIA) are ...
Weather Shocks, Coping Strategies and Consumption Dynamics in Rural Ethiopia
Household panel data is used to estimate the impact of weather shocks on consumption in rural Ethiopia, along with the effectiveness of household coping strategies in ameliorating the impact of shocks. Results show that ...
Feed a Cow to Breed
(Gulf Coast Cattleman, 2016-12-01)
Body condition scoring is a useful management tool for monitoring nutritional status of beef cows. Nutrition in cow-calf operations should be built around available standing forge for an economical feeding program
The Federal Role in Financing 21st-Century Higher Education: Effectiveness, Issues, and Alternatives
(Miller Center Of Public Policy: University Of Virginia, 2016)
For the United States to remain competitive in the world market, 60 percent of new entrants into the workforce by 2025 would have to possess a college degree or certificate of postsecondary training. Currently, that number ...
Drought and Rainfall Variability: Costs and Resiliency Pathways for Rural African Households
This Research Note presents monetary estimates of the costs that drought, and rainfall variability more generally, impose on rural households in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The Note characterizes rainfall environments faced ...