The World Bank has launched its report on Enabling the Business of Agriculture (EBA) 2017, which analyses the impact of regulatory environment on agricultural performances and identifies good practices for enabling the business of agriculture. The report provides valuable insights into regulatory frameworks and institutions that can potentially increase access to inputs and markets for higher agricultural productivity and […]
New discussion paper provides an empirical insight into the impact of mothers’ non-farm entrepreneurship on the propensity of child secondary school enrollment.
After more than a decade at the helm, Shashi Kolavalli has decided to step down as the Ghana Strategy Support Program (GSSP) leader. Effective immediately, he is being succeeded by Karl Pauw, who joined GSSP in August 2017. Karl previously served as the regional coordinator for the FAO’s Monitoring and Analyzing Food and Agricultural Policies […]
The Agriculture, Nutrition & Health (ANH) Academy will hold its 3nd Annual Agriculture, Nutrition and Health (ANH) Academy Week from 25 – 29 June 2018 in Accra, Ghana, inviting the global community of researchers and research users to participate. The event provides a forum to explore multisectoral linkages between agriculture, nutrition and health. The ANH Academy invites the […]
Proponents of warehouse receipt systems argue that they benefit smallholder farmers by allowing them to store surplus grains in a secure facility to sell later in the season when prices tend to be higher. In the interim, receipt holders can use the stored commodity as collateral to secure loans to finance household consumption and investment […]