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    • Interactions between health and farm-labor productivity

    • Asenso-Okyere, Kwadwo; Chiang, Catherine; Thangata, Paul Howard; Andam, Kwaw S.
    • 2011
    • In the 21st century, agriculture remains fundamental to economic growth, poverty alleviation, improvement in rural livelihood, and environmental sustainability (World Bank 2007). Three-quarters of the world’s poor live in rural areas,...
    • Knowledge and innovation for agricultural development

    • Asenso-Okyere, Kwadwo; Davis, Kristin E.
    • 2009
    • "Every day, millions of rural people who depend on agriculture confront technical, economic, social, cultural, and traditional obstacles to improving their livelihoods. To cope with these obstacles, the rural poor draw on indigenous knowledge and...
    • Institutions for agricultural mitigation

    • Bryan, Elizabeth; De Pinto, Alessandro; Ringler, Claudia; Asuming-Brempong, Samuel; Bendaoud, Luís Artur; Givá, Nicia; Anh, Dao The; Mai, Nguyen Ngoc; Asenso-Okyere, Kwadwo; Sarpong, Daniel Bruce; El-Harizi, Khalid; van Rheenen, Teunis; Ferguson,...
    • 2012
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    • Los altos precios de los alimentos

    • von Braun, Joachim; Ahmed, Akhter U.; Asenso-Okyere, Kwadwo; Fan, Shenggen; Gulati, Ashok; Hoddinott, John; Pandya-Lorch, Rajul; Rosegrant, Mark W.; Ruel, Marie T.; Torero, Maximo; van Rheenen, Teunis; von Grebmer, Klaus
    • 2008
    • "La complejidad de las causas de la actual crisis alimentaria y agrícola requiere de una respuesta integral. En vista de que es urgente prestar asistencia a las poblaciones y los países necesitados, la primera serie de acciones de política —un...
    • Hohe Nahrungsmittelpreise

    • von Braun, Joachim; Ahmed, Akhter U.; Asenso-Okyere, Kwadwo; Fan, Shenggen; Gulati, Ashok; Hoddinott, John; Pandya-Lorch, Rajul; Rosegrant, Mark W.; Ruel, Marie T.; Torero, Maximo; van Rheenen, Teunis; von Grebmer, Klaus
    • 2008
    • "Die vielschichtigen Ursachen der gegenwärtigen Krise im Bereich der Nahrungsmittelproduktion und Landwirtschaft erfordern eine umfassende globale Antwort. Angesichts der dringend benötigen Hilfe besteht der erste Maßnahmenkatalog – ein...
    • Evaluation of value-added agricultural advisory services

    • Glendenning, Claire J.; Asenso-Okyere, Kwadwo; Babu, Suresh Chandra
    • 2011
    • Introduction of private enterprises to deliver agricultural advisory services is seen as a strategy to increase the coverage and effectiveness of the pluralistic extension system in developing countries. The Indian national program of agriclinics...
    • High food prices

    • von Braun, Joachim; Ahmed, Akhter U.; Asenso-Okyere, Kwadwo; Fan, Shenggen; Gulati, Ashok; Hoddinott, John; Pandya-Lorch, Rajul; Rosegrant, Mark W.; Ruel, Marie T.; Torero, Maximo; van Rheenen, Teunis; von Grebmer, Klaus
    • 2008
    • "The complex causes of the current food and agriculture crisis require a comprehensive response. In view of the urgency of assisting people and countries in need, the first set of policy actions-an emergency package-consists of steps that can yield...
    • High food prices [In Chinese]

    • von Braun, Joachim; Ahmed, Akhter U.; Asenso-Okyere, Kwadwo; Fan, Shenggen; Gulati, Ashok; Hoddinott, John; Pandya-Lorch, Rajul; Rosegrant, Mark W.; Ruel, Marie T.; Torero, Maximo; van Rheenen, Teunis; von Grebmer, Klaus
    • 2008
    • "The complex causes of the current food and agriculture crisis require a comprehensive response. In view of the urgency of assisting people and countries in need, the first set of policy actions— an emergency package—consists of steps that can...
    • Farmers’ information needs and search behaviors

    • Babu, Suresh Chandra; Glendenning, Claire J.; Asenso-Okyere, Kwadwo; Govindarajan, Senthil Kumar;
    • 2012
    • Public agricultural extension systems often fail due to inadequate consultation of farmers about their information needs and poor understanding of their information search strategies. In discussing and implementing extension programs and advisory...
    • Responding to land degradation in the highlands of Tigray, Northern Ethiopia

    • Kumasi, Tyhra Carolyn; Asenso-Okyere, Kwadwo
    • 2011
    • Improving the long-term sustainability and resilience of smallholder agriculture in Africa is highly dependent on conserving or improving the quality of the natural resource. Conservation agriculture is conceived around more integrated and...
    • Addressing the links among agriculture, malaria, and development in Africa

    • Asenso-Okyere, Kwadwo; Asante, Felix Ankomah; Tarekegn, Jifar; Andam, Kwaw S.
    • 2011
    • While most people can readily grasp malaria’s impact on smallholder productivity and development, the impact of agriculture development on the disease is less understood. Many agricultural practices increase the spread of malaria; in order to...
    • Two-way links between health and farm labor

    • Asenso-Okyere, Kwadwo; Chiang, Catherine; Thangata, Paul Howard; Andam, Kwaw S.
    • 2011
    • Health issues are increasingly affecting household decisionmaking, farm labor, and agricultural productivity in developing countries. Similarly, certain agricultural development projects and practices that aid productivity (for example, the use of...
    • Enhancing capacity for african agricultural research

    • Babu, Suresh Chandra; Annor-Frempong, Ireme; Asenso-Okyere, Kwadwo;
    • 2011
    • This paper presents a review of three existing models of capacity building to provide an understanding of strategies and approaches that have been successful in strengthening human and institutional capacity for agricultural research in Africa. The...
    • Institutional and public expenditure review of Ghana's Ministry of Food and Agriculture

    • Kolavalli, Shashidhara; Birner, Regina; Benin, Samuel; Horowitz, Leah; Babu, Suresh Chandra; Asenso-Okyere, Kwadwo; Thompson, Nii Moi; Poku, John
    • 2010
    • The need for agricultural ministries to have the capacity to develop appropriate policies and effectively implement them is becoming increasingly important as African countries, following on their commitment to Comprehensive Africa Agriculture...
    • Hausse des prix alimentaires et actions stratégiques proposées

    • von Braun, Joachim; Ahmed, Akhter U.; Asenso-Okyere, Kwadwo; Fan, Shenggen; Gulati, Ashok; Hoddinott, John; Pandya-Lorch, Rajul; Rosegrant, Mark W.; Ruel, Marie T.; Torero, Maximo; van Rheenen, Teunis; von Grebmer, Klaus
    • 2008
    • "La complexité des causes de la crise actuelle en matière d’alimentation et d’agriculture exige une réponse exhaustive. Compte tenu de l’urgence de l’aide à apporter aux personnes et aux pays dans le besoin, le premier ensemble...
    • Review of agricultural extension in India

    • Glendenning, Claire J.; Babu, Suresh Chandra; Asenso-Okyere, Kwadwo
    • 2010
    • Despite a wide range of reform initiatives in agricultural extension in India in the past decades, the coverage of, access to, and quality of information provided to marginalized and poor farmers is uneven. This paper aims to ascertain why farmers...
    • Rebuilding after emergency

    • Asenso-Okyere, Kwadwo; Workneh, Sindu; Rhodes, Edward; Sutherland, John
    • 2009
    • "The civil war in Sierra Leone, caused by a mix of political, social, and economic factors, had a huge impact on the overall economy in general and on the performance of the agricultural sector in particular. The agricultural research system of...

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