Strengthening Rural Producer Organizations

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.

Evaluation of Ethiopia Agricultural Growth Program

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.

Maize Export Bans in Tanzania

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.

Rural Poor and Smallholders in Western China and Trade Liberalization

MOTIVATION China is a leading example of the opportunities global trade liberalization can offer developing countries and emerging economies. China has been a World Trade Organization (WTO) member since 2001, and while freeing up global trade has benefited the overall economy, certain groups of Chinese citizens—specifically those in low-income rural areas—have not enjoyed many of >> Read more