Apr 1, 2015 by Carlo Azzarri

Malnutrition in children and adults results from a number of factors related to the availability and accessibility of quality food as well as the presence of infectious diseases. As such, the spatial relationship between agricultural systems (farming and livestock) and nutritional and dietary outcomes in human population can provide valuable information to aid in the design of appropriate policy interventions.

Dec 31, 2014 by Jeffrey Dickinson

In the 21st century, many people have cell phones. This is true even in Tanzania, the focus of a recent IFPRI survey, where 35% of farm households report having mobile phones in 2007. Using technology, we can reach these farmers in a faster and less expensive way by sending surveys directly to their mobile phones.

Jul 23, 2012 by Elizabeth Cross

It sounds a little like the popular fairytale. A researcher searches out datasets only to find them too small or too incomplete, too this or not enough that...the perfect fit of appropriate scale, detail and reliability eluding her (or his) desires. The researcher begins to sympathize and thinks to herself, maybe Goldilocks wasn’t so spoiled after all.