June 20, 2019
Land tenure and perceived tenure security in the era of social and economic transformation in Africa
In this webinar on July 2, Dr. Hosaena Ghebru will present findings from a recent set of studies on land tenure and perceived tenure security from Ethiopia, Malawi, Mozambique, and Nigeria.
May 3, 2019
Alan de Brauw (IFPRI) discusses determinants of internal migration by youth within five countries: Bangladesh, Indonesia, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Tanzania.
April 19, 2019
Growing interest in stimulating transformation throughout the agri-food system in Africa implies a more complex role for the region’s governments. This webinar with Dr. Danielle Resnick will draw on case studies from Ghana, Nigeria, and Zambia to show how electoral incentives, overlapping ministerial mandates, and relations between central and local authorities structure the ability of governments to fulfill these roles in the food system.
March 14, 2019
During this webinar, our presenter will describe innovations, successful practices, and lessons learned from her work on pastoral land tenure and governance over the past 15 years, with special focus on how research and technical support to governments used as entry point can lead to policy-impacting results.
January 28, 2019
Climate change matters for all people. Does it matter particularly for young people? If so, where and how? Join our webinar with Karen Brooks and Keith Wiebe on February 7 to discuss!
December 5, 2018
Understanding the psychological dimensions of poverty is critical for understanding how to alleviate it. This webinar with Katrina Kosec on Dec 19 will highlight novel research on two psychological phenomena that are closely linked with experiencing poverty and economic vulnerability: 1) having low aspirations, or ambitions, for the future, and 2) having low levels of trust or confidence in one’s government.
November 29, 2018
WEBINAR: Community forest concessions in Petén, Guatemala: Effective governance for tropical forest conservation and socio-economic development
The devolution of forest rights to local communities is seen as a critical element of strategies aimed at conserving tropical forests and strengthening livelihoods based on them. In this webinar on December 13, we will present findings of an in-depth study of 12 community concessions in the Maya Biosphere Reserve in Petén, Guatemala that focuses on the community forest enterprises.
October 26, 2018
WEBINAR: Do medium and large-scale farms generate income spillovers for rural households? The case of Tanzania
Land acquisitions by foreign and local investors has generated much speculation about the impacts on smallholder households and rural communities. Jordan Chamberlin (CIMMYT) presents a study that aims to determine the impact of farm structure on rural household incomes in Tanzania.
October 10, 2018
When: 17 October 2018, 10-11 am EST Presenter: Simla Tokgoz, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Measuring policy