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.
This policy brief assesses how African countries and Indian states have transformed their food and agriculture sectors to inform future strategic directions in food system strategies.
This study assesses the potential of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) applications to close milk yield gaps among small- and medium scale dairy cattle farmers in Africa.
This publication contains a compendium of papers presented at the conference on climate change and food security in West Africa.
The study finds that parents strongly shape youth aspirations – they are much more influential than siblings, peers, church, and media. Male youth are more likely to envision farming (full or part-time) than female youth. This reflects their parent's aspirations and is reinforced by the patriarchal system of land inheritance.
This paper assesses the state of digital livestock in Kenya and India in terms of availability, technology use and livestock covered.
This policy brief offers insights on how digital agricultural platform companies in Africa are coping with strategic challenges related to their business models.
This policy brief discusses how Covid-19 containment measures have affected the performance of the food and beverage manufacturing industry in Africa.
This policy brief assesses the impact of Covid-19 containment measures on the income and welfare of Indian migrant workers.
This study examines the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and the related nationwide lockdown on the Indian economy, particularly on food systems. It also takes up an important issue of millions of migrant workers in India who seem to have suffered the most during this period.
This article examines the underlying structure and prioritizations of value creation sources in aggregator platforms for digital services in agriculture from the perspective of likely users in Kenya.
This review synthesises broad recent literature on why insurance take-up has remained low and what strategies might be employed to spur its take-up among farmers and pastoralists in Sub-Saharan Africa.