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In many developing countries, small-scale farmers are finding ways to make profitable use of tractors, power tillers, irrigation pumps, and other agricultural machinery. Here's how mechanization of farming looks in six countries. For more on IFPRI's recent research on farm mechanization, see the article "Farmers Power Up" in this issue of Insights.

In This Issue

Building Bigger Dreams

Can we improve people’s well-being by raising their aspirations?

Into the Spotlight

The grain teff has been consumed as a staple in Ethiopia for centuries but is little known outside the country. Now, researchers are training their attention on this understudied crop.

Untangling the Asian Enigma

Although South Asia has the highest concentration of undernutrition in the world, in the past two decades Bangladesh and Nepal have both achieved striking improvements in the nutrition of their citizens. How did they do it?

Does Money Talk?

FEATURE: Millions of poor people around the world are enrolled in safety net programs that hand out cash or food. What’s the best way to design these transfer programs?