Smart Money?

Many African governments subsidize fertilizer for farmers. Are the subsidies worth it?

Lightening the Double Burden

Obesity and undernutrition increasingly appear among members of the same household. Is there a way to prevent this "double burden" of malnutrition?






The Family Business

Most farms are family farms. Should we be helping small family farmers to stay in agriculture, or to move up and out?






Start Your Engines

In many developing countries, small-scale farmers are finding ways to make profitable use of tractors, power tillers, irrigation pumps, and […]

Talking with Lant Pritchett

In a recent book, Pritchett argues that in many countries more schooling hasn't led to more learning.