Archives for December 2014

PIM Newsletter: September-December 2014

An overview of the PIM program news, events, featured blog stories, and publications over the last four months of 2014. View the newsletter in your browser. Join our mailing list. Click here to read previous issues.

Interviewing spouses: Separately or together?

EnGendering Data Blog There is an emerging literature about the importance of interviewing both a man and a woman within each household in household surveys.  Yet little attention has been given to the question of whether spouses should be interviewed separately or together. 

Of Beneficial Insects and Behavioral Games

Promoting insect-based Ecosystem Services in Southeast Asia - Cambodia New exciting video about the use of ecosystem services, Game theory, and new technologies in Cambodian agriculture. 

New ASTI report: Taking stock of national agricultural R&D capacity in Africa South of the Sahara

This report, which summarizes SSA’s recent progress in developing its national agricultural R&D systems, is intended to serve as an important input into, and potential benchmark for, the implementation of the science agenda in SSA and the broader development agenda for the region. The analysis is based on comprehensive primary datasets by Agricultural Science and Technology Indicators (ASTI), the most recent of which was compiled during 2012–2013.

JOB OPPORTUNITY: IFPRI/PIM Associate Research Fellow with gender focus

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) is recruiting an Associate Research Fellow (ARF) to further the analytical work on gender undertaken within the Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM) portfolio, with particular focus on how constraints associated with gender affect adoption of improved technologies and management practices and attainment of food security, asset accumulation, and >> Read more