A strong agriculture sector is essential to economic development, and it is a pathway to increased income and poverty reduction for tens of millions of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable. Mathematica is studying solutions to many persistent constraints to agriculture development—including scarce water supplies, climate change, insecure land access, barriers to market access, and insufficient expertise to operate farms as profitable businesses.
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Burkina Faso: Evaluation of the Agriculture Development Project
Mathematica ‘s evaluation of MCC’s irrigation infrastructure and technical assistance intervention in Burkina Faso will incorporate geo-referenced plot measurements, crop cuts, and remotely sensed satellite data to improve short-term yield measurements and assess long-term sustainability.Learn more
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