This study investigates how intermediaries in the African agriculture sectors are making use of and are impacted by digital technologies in their professional activities.
This paper provides a literature review on youth employment challenges in rural Africa with the objective of addressing the question of how to productively engage rural youth.
This study developed a remote sensing based composite drought index (CDI), suitable for seasonal drought monitoring at 1 km2 resolution over the West African Sahel (WAS).
This policy brief focuses on development aid finance needed to come near to the G7 commitment of lifting 500 million people out of hunger and malnutrition by 2030.
The PARI annual report 2021 presents the highlights of PARI research conducted in 2021.
This paper discusses the state of food and nutrition security and the role of livestock in the Malian economy.
Agricultural mechanization, digital agriculture, and rural youth engagement are three megatrends occupying policymakers focused on agricultural transformation across Africa. Each of these topics is associated with debates on opportunities and risks and appropriate policy actions.
This study assesses African countries’ performance in the development of their aquaculture sectors with regard to the role of the sector as a source of food supply, absolute and per capita production volumes and values (including changes over time), and the economic importance of the sector.
Existing literature fails to explain the dimensionality and patterns of association among impediments to the scale-out of digital services for agriculture (DSAs). This study examines the structure underlying impediments to the scale-out of DSAs in a sub-Saharan Africa setting from a likely users’ perspective.
Societal discussions and policy action are needed to harness the potential of robots to serve people and the planet.
This paper presents a systematic review of the literature on five neglected species, which could contribute to meeting increasing demand for animal protein in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA): grasscutter, guinea fowl, guinea pig, rabbit, and donkey.
This study examines the nexus among production diversity, market participation, and consumption diversity in smallholder households. It identifies the main factors that influence smallholder farm households’ decision to diversify production and evaluates the effect of production diversity and market participation on consumption diversity.