Agricultural Growth and Rural Transformation

AGRICULTURAL GROWTH AND RURAL TRANSFORMATION

Events
[Book Launch] Join us to hear from the book authors on the experiences of eight Asian and five African countries, with focus on crucial government roles in boosting and supporting mechanization
News
The Structural Transformation of African Agriculture and Rural Spaces (STAARS) fellowship program, a multi-institution collaboration managed by Cornell University with support from PIM, calls for proposals from early-career African researchers.
Publications
The new book includes thirteen case studies from Asia and Africa documenting the differences in mechanization processes across regions.
Blog
New paper explores how people in the region respond to changes in labor opportunities due to climate variability—extreme temperature and rainfall shocks.
Events
Book launch: Key challenges of Nepal agriculture and suggested policy measures to improve delivery of critical inputs and services to smallholders.
Blog
Rising food demand and a shrinking rural labor pool have made the need for tractors and other machines increasingly urgent.
Blog
To mark UN World Cities Day (Oct.31), a new PIM Synthesis Brief summarizes recent research on urban food traders in African cities.
Blog
A new study provides insights into gender differences and welfare benefits from rural nonfarm enterprises, a crucial part of the PNG’s rural economy.
Publications
Drawing on the data collected on the IFPRI’s COVID-19 Policy Response Portal, a new brief summarizes the distribution of government policy choices.