Strengthening the ability of local and national governments to understand complex challenges, collaborate, and use data for decision making leads to policies that are good for individuals and communities.
Policy and Governance
In developing countries, as much as one-third of a season’s harvest is lost along the value chain from harvest to consumption. For grain alone, more is lost in sub-Saharan Africa to post-harvest losses (FAO estimates $4 billion annually) than all U.S. overseas food aid combined (~$2.5 billion...
Apr 01, 2020
Thank you for joining us during this month’s Agrilinks series on Why Policy Matters . Policy plays a fundamental role in virtually every aspect of our lives and its centrality in food systems is no exception. For food systems to function for the benefit of all, there must be policies that ensure...
In the third installment of its Feed the Future Learning Agenda series, EEFS shines a light on the tangible impacts that macroeconomic policies have on farm and firm investment decisions.
Mar 27, 2020
NCBA CLUSA brought together international cooperative experts and local lawyers to identify the enabling and disabling elements for cooperative development in each country’s law.
Mar 25, 2020
The strategies, assets, and resources used to minimize risks and impacts on well-being depend on the dynamics of the system in which shocks or stresses occur and the level of vulnerability faced because of one’s social group and location.
Mar 24, 2020
How can a successful research-for-development project bridge the gap between research and practice
Appropriate policies can make agricultural markets more efficient and nutrition-sensitive, as in the case of harmonizing food safety regulations to promote mutually beneficial cross-border trade. In this post, EEFS explores the implications of formal rules within the enabling environment.