This World Bank paper examines the relative contribution of various sector and macroeconomic drivers to price changes of five food commodities.
This report from The Chicago Council on Global Affairs urges the U.S. government to focus its global food security strategy on prioritizing science, increasing trade flows for agriculture and food, and incentivizing greater business activity in low-income countries.
Jointly, Oxfam America and Freedom from Hunger commissioned the largest study to date to evaluate the impact of community-based savings groups—using both a randomized controlled trial and in-depth qualitative research.
This new study from the Brookings Institute examines the prospects for ending extreme poverty by 2030 and the factors that will determine progress toward this goal.
This paper from the Chicago Council on Global Affairs reveals that most Sub-Saharan African countries could potentially access at least 25 times their locally produced agricultural knowledge by adapting and adopting scientific breakthroughs produced in other countries.
This report is the first ever USAID Forward Progress Report highlighting the past year’s successes and challenges in reforming the Agency and delivering better, more sustainable results.
This paper from the Institute of Development Studies assesses four different monitoring and evaluation approaches in vulnerable, poverty-stricken communities.
New Drugs and Health Technologies for Low-Income Populations: Will the Private Sector Meet the Needs of Low-Income Populations in Developing Countries?
This paper from the RAND Corporation argues that the development of targeted health technologies for poor people will require a new mix of technology, organizations and institutions.
In this paper from the World Bank, Christophe Guel attempts to untangle the elements of the conundrum surrounding food price stabilization policies.
In this paper from Oxfam, an assessment of the impact of rapid land investment in Africa is having on women’s land-use options, on their livelihoods, on food availability and the cost of living, and, ultimately, on women’s access to land for food production is offered.