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The agrarian reform experiment in Chile: History, impact, and implications | IFPRI Publication

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This paper presents what is known about the role of agrarian reform and the subsequent counter reform in producing a successful dynamic evolution of Chilean agriculture.

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Contract farming and commercialization of agriculture in developing countries | IFPRI Publication

Contract farming and commercialization of agriculture in developing countries | IFPRI Publication | IFPRI Research | Scoop.it
The distributional benefits of commercialization of agriculture, access to commercialization opportunities, and sharing of commercialization risks are functions of institutional arrangements.
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China's experience with market reform for commercialization of agriculture in poor areas | IFPRI Publication

China's experience with market reform for commercialization of agriculture in poor areas | IFPRI Publication | IFPRI Research | Scoop.it
This chapter is about the biggest agricultural commercialization "project" of the 1980s: China's economic reforms.
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Final performance evaluation report of the Regional Strategic Analysis and Knowledge Support System (ReSAKSS) | IFPRI Publication

This evaluation centers on how stakeholders experience ReSAKSS work at the country level.
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A database user manual for Statistics on Public Expenditures for Economic Development (SPEED) | IFPRI Publication

A database user manual for Statistics on Public Expenditures for Economic Development (SPEED) | IFPRI Publication | IFPRI Research | Scoop.it
This document provides a comprehensive overview of the coverage of the new release of the 2015 Statistics on Public Expenditures for Economic Development (SPEED) database, the data sources and methods used in compiling the data, and issues...
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Managing water supply and demand in southern Africa | IFPRI Publication

Managing water supply and demand in southern Africa | IFPRI Publication | IFPRI Research | Scoop.it
Inadequate growth in food production and increasingly scarce water pose serious constraints to food security and future economic development in Southern Africa.' Much of the region is semi-arid or arid, so that irrigation is required to stabilize...
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Institutional arrangements for the effective development of southern Africa's water resources | IFPRI Publication

Institutional arrangements for the effective development of southern Africa's water resources | IFPRI Publication | IFPRI Research | Scoop.it
Lack of water resources is beginning to limit socioeconomic development i n most parts of the world, and Southern Africa is no exception.
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Public private partnerships for irrigation: Expanding access or increasing inequality | IFPRI Publication

Public private partnerships for irrigation: Expanding access or increasing inequality | IFPRI Publication | IFPRI Research | Scoop.it
Public Private Partnerships for irrigation and otherdevelopment is becoming a widely accepted model forfinancing future agricultural and overall economic development and was part of the ‘toolkit’ of the Third International Conference on Financing...
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The murky future of global water quality: New global study projects rapid deterioration in water quality | IFPRI Publication

The murky future of global water quality: New global study projects rapid deterioration in water quality | IFPRI Publication | IFPRI Research | Scoop.it
Even using the most optimistic projections, the world is on a path toward rapidly deteriorating water quality levels in many countries, according to a new study conducted by the International Food Policy Research Institute and Veolia.
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Changes in the provision and use of services in the North Arcot region | IFPRI Publication

Changes in the provision and use of services in the North Arcot region | IFPRI Publication | IFPRI Research | Scoop.it
Successful agricultural development requires not only the development of physical infrastructure such as irrigation, electrification, and roads but also the increased provision of key services such as credit, transport, agroprocessing, marketing,...
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North Arcot and the green revolution | IFPRI Publication

North Arcot and the green revolution | IFPRI Publication | IFPRI Research | Scoop.it
North Arcot district which embraces the study region, lies in the northwest of Tamil Nadu state. It is a relatively densely populated region; in 1981 the population density was 357 persons per square kilometer of land.
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Economic changes among village households | IFPRI Publication

Economic changes among village households | IFPRI Publication | IFPRI Research | Scoop.it
In this chapter we use the village household survey data to quantify the effects of the green revolution on farm production, income, and employment; the changes in family income and consumption of farm and nonfarm households; and the changes in the...
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A social accounting matrix of the regional economy, 1982/83 | IFPRI Publication

A social accounting matrix of the regional economy, 1982/83 | IFPRI Publication | IFPRI Research | Scoop.it
This chapter uses an estimated social accounting matrix (SAM) to provide a detailed quantitative description of the North Arcot study region in 1982/83.
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The Arni studies: Changes in the private sector of a market town, 1973-1983 | IFPRI Publication

The Arni studies: Changes in the private sector of a market town, 1973-1983 | IFPRI Publication | IFPRI Research | Scoop.it
In a predominantly agrarian region, development of the nonfarm economy is materially affected by the development of the agricultural sector. Agriculture supplies food, raw materials, and surplus labor for agro-industry.
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Agricultural processing enterprises: Development potentials and links to the smallholder | IFPRI Publication

Agricultural processing enterprises: Development potentials and links to the smallholder | IFPRI Publication | IFPRI Research | Scoop.it
In countries where farming and fishing are major productive activities, processing enterprises can have a strategic developmental role. Infrastructural, institutional, and contractural issues arise around them.
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Investment in rural infrasturcture: Critical for commercialization in Bangladesh | IFPRI Publication

Investment in rural infrasturcture: Critical for commercialization in Bangladesh | IFPRI Publication | IFPRI Research | Scoop.it
This chapter focuses on the role of rural infrastructure development on the pace of commercialization and the effects of such development on various income classes, especially for food-insecure poor, in the rural economy.
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A database user manual for Statistics on Public Expenditures for Economic Development (SPEED) | IFPRI Publication

This document provides a comprehensive overview of the coverage of the new release of the 2015 Statistics on Public Expenditures for Economic Development (SPEED) database, the data sources and methods used in compiling the data, and issues...
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A 2020 vision for food, agriculture, and the environment in southern Africa | IFPRI Publication

A 2020 vision for food, agriculture, and the environment in southern Africa | IFPRI Publication | IFPRI Research | Scoop.it
Following considerable political, social, institutional, and economic transformation­s, particularly in the last 5 to 10 years, Southern Africa today, more than ever before, has the potential assure a better and more secure world for its people now...
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Economic empowerment in South African agriculture | IFPRI Publication

Economic empowerment in South African agriculture | IFPRI Publication | IFPRI Research | Scoop.it
One of the most important challenges facing the South African agriculture sector is the empowerment of previously disadvantaged people.
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Strengthening institutional safety nets in South Africa: Shareing Operation Hunger's insights and experiences | IFPRI Publication

Strengthening institutional safety nets in South Africa: Shareing Operation Hunger's insights and experiences | IFPRI Publication | IFPRI Research | Scoop.it
Poverty and malnutrition are significant problems in South Africa. The vast majority of poor people in the country are black and live in rural areas (RDP 1995; SALDRU 1994).
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GHI 2014 Interactive Map | IFPRI Publication

GHI 2014 Interactive Map | IFPRI Publication | IFPRI Research | Scoop.it
Represents the incidence of hunger in various developing countries based on three equally weighted indicators. A selection by year, GHI level, and by region generates a report that can be printed.
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Public benefits of private technology adoption: The localized spatial externalities of water conservation in eastern Uttar Pradesh | IFPRI Publication

Public benefits of private technology adoption: The localized spatial externalities of water conservation in eastern Uttar Pradesh | IFPRI Publication | IFPRI Research | Scoop.it
With growing pressure on groundwater resources, water-conserving technologies (WCTs) look especially promising as a method of agricultural adaptation and poverty alleviation.
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Conclusion and policy implications | IFPRI Publication

Conclusion and policy implications | IFPRI Publication | IFPRI Research | Scoop.it
In this study we set out to quantify the effects of the green revolution on the North Arcot region, in both the villages and the towns.
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Population, employment, and wages: A comparative study on North Arcot villages, 1973-1983 | IFPRI Publication

Population, employment, and wages: A comparative study on North Arcot villages, 1973-1983 | IFPRI Publication | IFPRI Research | Scoop.it
One aspect of the research undertaken in North Arcot in 1973/74 by the Cambridge project was a comparative study of the sample villages.
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An analysis of the indirect effects of agricultural growth on the regional economy | IFPRI Publication

An analysis of the indirect effects of agricultural growth on the regional economy | IFPRI Publication | IFPRI Research | Scoop.it
This chapter develops an extended input-output model to provide a quantitative analysis of the direct and indirect impacts of increased agricultural production on the regional economy.
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Introduction [in The Green Revolution reconsidered] | IFPRI Publication

Introduction [in The Green Revolution reconsidered] | IFPRI Publication | IFPRI Research | Scoop.it
Agricultural technologies of the "green revolution" type have brought substantial direct benefits to many developing countries.
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