PIM Newsletter: October – December 2018

Collection of PIM news for the last quarter of 2018: new research, publications, PIM webinars, and more. Read current issue>>

2018 Highlights

The CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM), one of CGIAR's four cross-cutting Global Integrating Programs, brings together numerous partners from around the world to provide action-oriented research support for policies that help poor farmers. Here are a few highlights from our work in 2018.

Video: Meaningful employment for young people: We’re changing course

New CGIAR video features our previous Director Dr. Karen Brooks (retired in 2018) talking about the importance of agriculture for youth employment in developing countries. "We are talking about five hundred million young people in Africa south of the Sahara, in South Asia, in Central Asia who are moving into the labor force"

Journal article: Tragedy revisited (Science)

Ruth Meinzen-Dick discusses how games could be used to help people cooperate to sustainably manage water, a classic common pool resource - in the Science's "Tragedy revisited", a new paper to mark the 50th anniversary of the famous essay by Garrett Hardin.

Webinar recording: Aspirations, trust, and poverty reduction

Recording, slides, and podcast of the final PIM webinar in 2018, "Aspirations, trust, and poverty reduction", conducted by Dr. Katrina Kosec on December 19.