IFPRI’s AgFoodTrade program comprised a series of research projects that built upon existing knowledge, data, and models to address issues relating to international trade and trade negotiations.
IFPRI’s research in this area aimed to improve smallholder livelihoods by strengthening the ability of rural producer organizations to improve their members’ access to input and output markets.
Upon request from the Ethiopian government and its development partners, ESSP is conducting an evaluation of the Agricultural Growth Program
The Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA): Impact on Agriculture and Rural Sectors in Five Central American Countries
This analysis, supported by the Netherlands, found that CAFTA’s trade liberalization would have a positive, albeit small, impact on economic growth.
In 2012, IFPRI was commissioned to evaluate the maize export ban in Tanzania.
Partnering with the Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA)
In collaboration with the Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA) and other partners, IFPRI aims to spur agricultural growth in the region by increasing productivity and competitiveness.