World Food Day 2022 is about those who are most affected by food-related crises. Learn about how MRR Innovation Lab researchers are innovating and testing ways to improve rural food security and resilience for all.
For this International Women’s Day on March 8th, we highlight some of the critical innovations the MRR Innovation Lab is supporting to help women in vulnerable rural communities mitigate the risks they face.
Focusing development programs on women can have impacts that go beyond income and poverty. In Nepal, a Feed the Future research team found that a prominent asset transfer and training program had important impacts on women's empowerment.
AMA Innovation Lab research assistant Savannah Noray recently won an Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) honorable mention for her master’s thesis on how men’s migration in Nepal affects women’s decision-making power in the household.
On January 4, 2018, UC Davis featured AMA Innovation Lab director Michael Carter's new research on how social protection programs can support resilience among small-scale agriculturalists in developing economies.
On January 4, 2018, ReliefWeb featured a report on AMA Innovation Lab director Michael Carter's new research that found insurance is the most effective way to increase the resilience of poor households facing weather-related risk while preventing other households from falling into poverty.