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Improving the proof: Evolution of and emerging trends in impact assessment methods and approaches in agricultural development

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  • Maredia, Mywish K.

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Paper provided by International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in its series IFPRI discussion papers with number 929.

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Date of creation: 2009
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Keywords: millions fed; food security; Impact assessment; Agriculture; Agricultural development; Proof; Impact evaluation;

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  1. Magen, Benjamin B., 2012. "An Ex Post Economic Impact Assessment of Bean/Cowpea Crsp’s Investment on Varietal Development in Senegal," Graduate Research Masters Degree Plan B Papers 142739, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  2. Maredia, Mywish K. & Raitzer, David A., 2012. "Review and analysis of documented patterns of agricultural research impacts in Southeast Asia," Agricultural Systems, Elsevier, vol. 106(1), pages 46-58.
  3. Nedumaran, S. & Bantilan, Cynthia & Mason-D'Croz, Daniel & Singh, Piara, 2014. "Application of Multi-Commodity Partial Equilibrium Model to Quantify the Welfare Benefits of Research," 2014 Conference (58th), February 4-7, 2014, Port Maquarie, Australia 165879, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society.
  4. Murshed-E-Jahan, K. & Crissman, C. & Antle, J., 2013. "Economic and social impacts of Integrated Aquaculture-Agriculture technologies in Bangladesh," Working Papers, The WorldFish Center, number 40077.
  5. Ton, Giel & Vellema, Sietze & DeRuyterDeWildt, Marieke, 2011. "Credible evidence on complex change processes: key challenges in impact evaluation on agricultural value chains," MPRA Paper 32027, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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