On September 15-16, 2016, the Global Open Data for Agriculture & Nutrition (GODAN) Summit will be held in New York. At the summit, IFPRI will be co-hosting a side-event called Precision Agriculture. IFPRI has been at the forefront of providing open-access data to improve policies.
Guatemala has made significant progress in achieving economic stability after decades of civil war, but the country still struggles with a high level of poverty. One of the major challenges limiting its economic and social development is chronic undernutrition that affects about half of the children under five. Thus, achieving zero hunger has become one >> Read more
The main goal of the CGIAR’s Systemwide Program on Collective Action and Property Rights (CAPRi) is to reduce poverty by identifying effective policies and practices to enhance the use collective action and property rights in order to build secure assets and income streams for and by poor people.
The objectives of this project (2007–2009) were to improve the governance of service delivery in rural areas by removing development barriers, provide more equitable access to available services, and reduce corruption and elite capture in rural service provision.
Efforts to improve governance focus on voice and accountability, effective delivery of public services, measures against corruption, regulatory quality, and security and political stability.