Resources

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- Abdulai Jalloh (ed.), Gerald C. Nelson (ed.), Timothy S. Thomas (ed.), Robert Zougmoré (ed.), Harold Roy-Macauley (ed.)

The first of three books in IFPRI’s climate change in Africa series, West African Agriculture and Climate Change: A Comprehensive Analysis examines the food security threats facing 11 of the countries that make up West Africa...

- Tewodaj Mogues

This paper addresses the determinants of public expenditure policies, by reviewing theories and empirical investigations of what features explain the budget process and how the various attributes of actors—including politicians, bureaucrats...

- Hazel Jean L. Malapit and Agnes R. Quisumbing

Policy interventions that improve women’s status and reduce gender inequalities are expected to contribute to the well-being of not only the women themselves but also their children. Because women have the responsibility of caring for...

29 Oct, 2010 - Antoine Bouët
- Reuben Adeolu Alabi and Oshobugie Ojor Admas

This study estimated Progressivity of Benefit, Average and Marginal Benefit Incidence of public spending on pipe borne water and electricity in Nigeria, using Nigeria Bureau of Statistics (NBS) Living Standard Household Survey Data of 2004. The...

- Klaus Droppelmann, Mariam A.T.J. Mapila, John Mazunda, Paul Howard Thangata, Jason Yauney

The sector-wide approach currently dominates as the strategy for developing the agricultural sector of many African countries. Although it is recognized that agricultural research plays a vital role in ensuring success of sectorwide agricultural...

- Yoko Doi, David McKenzie, and Bilal Zia

There has long been a concern among policymakers that too much of remittances are consumed and too little saved, limiting the development impact of migration. Financial literacy programs have become an increasingly popular way to try and address...

- Paul A. Dorosh and John W. Mellor

Although there is much empirical evidence of the importance of agricultureled economic growth, there is a renewed emphasis in development circles on the industrial sector as the main driver of growth, even for the low-income countries of sub-...

- Nicholas J. Sitko, T.S. Jayne,

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- Gael Raballand, Salim Refas, Monica Beuran, and Gozde Isik

The international community has been increasing investment in projects that promote trade facilitation and improve logistics in the developing world, including in ports. In Africa, a key motivation for such projects has been a presumption that...