Can geography explain agricultural productivity differences across countries?
Low agricultural productivity in developing countries is not destiny, as there is remarkable potential for raising crop yields given their land...
Why farmers might prefer to sell at harvest: Evidence on price risk and storage from Sub-Saharan Africa
Prices don’t always rise after harvest, so rather than store maize and risk selling later at a lower price, farmers may prefer to sell straight away
Agricultural Technology in Africa
Land rental markets: Experimental evidence from Kenya
Subsidising land rentals in Kenya increased land access equity and efficiency persistently, highlighting the importance of land markets for...
Two heads are better than one: Agricultural production and investment in Côte d’Ivoire
Women’s inclusion in training, farm management and planning can boost the efficiency of agricultural production
The long-run development impacts of agricultural productivity gains: Evidence from irrigation canals in India
Evidence from canals in India shows that labour mobility is a key adjustment channel to agricultural growth
Customised information improves agricultural extension uptake in Nigeria
Digital tools with site-specific fertiliser advice and information on expected returns can increase farmers’ yields by encouraging fertiliser use
Incentivising production quality in cooperative agriculture: Evidence from Indian dairy cooperatives
Group incentives can lead agricultural cooperative managers to improve production quality, but increasing transparency around incentives can backfire
Some farmers create more social value than others: Technology spillovers in Uganda
Farmers are willing to pay to induce other farmers to adopt new technologies, and can help identify who among them should adopt first