World Water Day will be celebrated on March 22. IFPRI has been using experimental games on the ground to measure collective action and test theories about behaviors regarding common pool resources.
This program has contributed to pro-poor economic growth and enhanced food security through a strengthened national capacity for designing and implementing evidence-based policy reforms.
MOTIVATION The Yellow River Basin is considered the “cradle of Chinese civilization,” but it has suffered severe water scarcity. The basin’s specific climatic conditions, rapid socioeconomic development, and absence of defined water rights have led to excessive water use; during the last 50 years, agricultural water use has increased by more than 250 percent and >> Read more