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Research Brief
How can agro-processing value chains be developed to strengthen regional integration in Southern Africa?

Regional integration in Africa has potential for increasing regional trade and contribute towards industrialization and economic development...

Regional integration Agriculture Agro-processing
Working Paper
Influence of institutional factors on the performance of the agricultural sector in Mozambique

This paper is a review of the institutions and the performance of the agricultural sector in Mozambique, using an analysis table adapted to the assessment of the connections between the institutions and economic development...

Agriculture Environment Institutions
Journal Article
Understanding farmers' valuation of agricultural insurance: Evidence from Vietnam

Part of Journal Special Issue Understanding agricultural development and change

Insurance Agriculture Risk
Journal Article
Market constraints, misallocation, and productivity in Vietnam agriculture

Part of Journal Special Issue Understanding agricultural development and change

Viet Nam Agriculture Misallocation
Working Paper
Making agricultural value chains more inclusive through technology and innovation

Some entry barriers in agricultural and agro-processing value chains, particularly for smallholder farmers and small/medium-sized processors, can be overcome with innovation and technology adoption...

Innovation Technology agricultural technology
Working Paper
Agro-processing, value chains, and regional integration in Southern Africa

Regional integration in Africa is underway but ongoing progress requires that the gains are widely spread...

Regional integration Agriculture Agro-processing
Working Paper
Hidden from the data: Landholding patterns and women’s low work participation rates in West Bengal, India

Compared with most other Indian states, women’s reported work participation rates have historically been low in West Bengal. This trend is more prominent in rural areas...

Women's work Women's work participation rates Agriculture
Seminar
Rugazia Nyombi on rural economy diversification and its effects on food security

Rugazia Nyombi will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 6 November. Abstract - Rural economy Diversification and Its Effects on Food Security of Households in Tanzania Agriculture has for long dominated Tanzania’s rural economic setup with...

6 November 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Seminar
Jakob Svensson on the low quality trap: evidence from the market for maize in Uganda

Jakob Svensson will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 16 October 2019. Abstract - The low quality trap: evidence from the market for maize in Uganda Agriculture remains the main source of income for the large majority of the world’s poor...

16 October 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, United States
Past event
Working Paper
Agricultural development, trade, and income distribution: A 2015 social accounting matrix multiplier decomposition approach for Mozambique

This paper considers the impact of agriculture and international trade development on income distribution and economic activity in Mozambique...

Agriculture Income distribution multiplier effects
Working Paper
Exploring the potential for growth and trade in fruit and oilseed-to-edible oils value chains following political shifts in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s persistent economic challenges since the early 1990s have been largely attributed to unpopular political decisions at the expense of building productive capacity in different sectors of the economy...

Agriculture Edible oils Oilseeds
Journal Article
Agricultural extension, intra-household allocation and malaria

Can agricultural development programs improve health-related outcomes? We exploit a spatial discontinuity in the coverage of a large-scale agricultural extensionprogram in Uganda to causally identify its effects on malaria...

Administrative law Agriculture Economic development
Journal Article
Legal Empowerment of the Poor through Property Rights Reform: Tensions and Trade-offs of Land Registration and Titling in Sub-Saharan Africa

Part of Journal Special Issue Legal Empowerment and Group-Based Inequality

Property Land rights
Journal Article
Can commercial farming promote rural dynamism in sub-Saharan Africa?: Evidence from Mozambique

The impact of commercial farms on smallholders in developing countries remains highly controversial...

Agriculture Farm produce Welfare economics
Working Paper
Market constraints, misallocation, and productivity in Vietnam agriculture

We examine important changes in agriculture in Vietnam in the context of ongoing structural changes in the economy...

Agriculture Misallocation Productivity
Working Paper
Impacts of accessing extension on agricultural production profit: Empirical evidence from the Vietnam Access to Rural Households Survey

This paper aims to evaluate the impact of accessing agricultural extension on households’ agricultural profit...

Agricultural extension Agriculture Fixed effects
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