MRR Innovation Lab Director Honored at UC Davis for International Engagement

MRR Innovation Lab director Michael Carter was awarded the 2022 Chancellor’s Award for International Engagement at UC Davis in recognition of his research and outreach on poverty reduction and food security as well as his teaching with UC Davis students at the start of their research careers.

Q&A: Women’s Assets, Shocks and Lasting Empowerment

In this Q&A, MRR principal investigator Agnes Quisumbing discusses how shocks affect women, how development programming can increase women’s empowerment and what women in rural communities need to improve their lives.

Information, Learning and Change to Strengthen Rural Livelihoods

Information and learning can empower rural families to increase their food security and resilience. MRR Innovation Lab research teams are testing ways to fill information gaps and spark learning across smallholder farming communities.

Strengthening Market Systems for Small-scale Farmers in Developing Countries

Market systems are critical for rural households in developing countries who rely on agriculture for food and income. MRR Innovation Lab research teams are developing and testing ways to strengthen market systems, which will provide insights on how to make markets work better for all and to spur inclusive agriculture-led growth.