Media Mentions

Devex Features MRR Innovation Lab as USAID Shifts toward Resilience

September 05, 2019

On September 5, 2019, Devex featured the new MRR Innovation Lab at UC Davis as part of the broader shift within USAID toward a focus on resilience. With a growing threat of drought and other weather-related disasters, a focus on resilience creates opportunities to reduce the total number of families in need. 

“Our job is to take risks,” Michael Carter, director of the MRR Innovation Lab and professor of agricultural and resource economics at UC Davis, told Devex. “If we’re going to change the conversation, we can’t just keep doing the same old thing.”

Moving the Land Reform Agenda Forward in South Africa

June 25, 2019
Land reform, including land redistribution, can be smart government policy, according to a new op-ed by AMA Innovation Lab director Michael Carter and UC Davis development economist Julian May in South Africa's Daily Maverick. 

Outlook Magazine Features AMA Innovation Lab Research on Hope

May 24, 2019
Outlook Magazine, a publication of the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, published a story on research in behavioral economics by AMA Innovation Lab director Michael Carter and principal investigator Travis Lybbert for its Summer 2019 issue.