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Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2018
Eastern Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Africa
Uganda

This project tests two approaches to increasing women’s integration into and returns from cash crop value chains. We aim to determine whether these interventions affect intrahousehold allocation of resources, decision-making power, consumption and investment, productivity of the cash crop at the household level, and success of contract ful-fillment for the buyer of the crop.

Peer-reviewed publication
Journal Articles & Books
December 2018
Sub-Saharan Africa
Asia
South-Eastern Asia
Southern Asia
Cambodia
Bangladesh

Stunting affects 160 million pre-school children globally with adverse life-long consequences. While work within nutritional science suggests that stunting in early childhood is associated with low intakes of animal-sourced foods (ASFs), this topic has received little attention from economists.

Peer-reviewed publication
December 2018
Benin
Sub-Saharan Africa

This paper studies the impact of land tenure on household agricultural productivity in Benin. Compared to households without land ownership or right to land (squatters), results show that land certificate ownership increases by 0.238 the likelihood of investing in agricultural equipment, whereas customary law ownership increases this likelihood by 0.374.

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Reports & Research
October 2018
Sub-Saharan Africa
Latin America and the Caribbean
Eastern Asia
Southern Asia

Property rights are a cornerstone of economic development and social justice. A fundamental way of understanding the strength of property rights is through citizens' perceptions of them. Yet perceptions of tenure security have never been collected at a global scale.

Policy Papers & Briefs
August 2018
Botswana
Sub-Saharan Africa

Land use involves a diverse range of perspectives and cannot be resolved by any single stakeholder working alone. A process like Transformative Scenario Planning (TSP) can bring together conflicting opinions and help people to start thinking differently. This report summarises the main steps, processes and ideas involved in the TSP workshops in Botswana.

May 2018
Sub-Saharan Africa

This Climate-Fragility profile is envisaged as a first component of a Climate-Fragility Risk Assessment process. It summarizes the key challenges the Lake Chad region is experiencing as a consequence of the interplay between climate change and fragility.