With households on average just above conventional poverty lines, an increase of vouchers in such magnitude implies a substantial reduction of incidents of deep poverty. However, although there were strong impacts from this experiment, much of the success of this success was through the misinterpretation of vouchers were understood as a type of lottery.
This presentation is based on the AMA Innovation Lab projects for the Long-term Impacts of a Temporary Agricultural Input Subsidy in Mozambique. This workshop will present the results of an ambitious 5-year study that has tackling the question whether temporary subsidies can permanently boost input use and crop yields.
This presentation took place in Maputo, Mozambique on September 15, 2014. Presentation is translated from Portuguese.