Tag: Food Policy

Are there systematic gender differences in the adoption of sustainable agricultural intensification practices? Evidence from Kenya

Published in  Food Policy 49 (1) : 117-127, 2014  Ndiritua, S.W.; Kassie, M.; Shiferaw, B. This paper uses sex-disaggregated survey data at the plot level to test whether there are systematic gender differences in the adoption of multiple sustainable intensification practices (SIPs) in Kenya. We analyze...

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Impact of metal silos on households’ maize storage, storage losses and food security: An application of a propensity score matching

Published in Food Policy 43 : 44-55, 2013 Gitonga, Z.M.; De Groote, H.; Berresaw Menale Kassie; Tadele Tefera Maize is the most important food staple in Eastern and Southern Africa, with a highly seasonal production but relatively constant consumption over the year. Farmers have to store maize to...

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Assessing the effectiveness of a technical assistance program: The case of maize seed relief to vulnerable households in Zimbabwe

Published in Food Policy 34(4):  377-387, 2009 Assessing the effectiveness of a technical assistance program: The case of maize seed relief to vulnerable households in Zimbabwe Augustine S. Langyintuo and Peter Setimela The recent economic downturn in Zimbabwe impoverished the majority of households....

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