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Labour-saving technologies mitigate the effect of women’s agriculture time-use constraints on stunting in rural Uganda

Women’s time allocation is a dimension of women’s empowerment in agriculture, and is recognised as a pathway through which agriculture can affect child nutritional status in developing countries. Longer hours of farm work can potentially increase women’s time constraints, reducing the time allocated to child-caring responsibilities and raising the risk...

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Assessing the adoption rates of improved technology in traditional poultry farming: Evidence from rural Togo

Mawussi Kossivi Soviadan, Zaneta Kubik, Anselm Anibueze Enete, & Chukwuemeka Uzoma Okoye AbstractThe adoption of improved agricultural technologies is known to significantly improve incomes, create more wealth, alleviate poverty and contribute to rural development in many developing countries. The Government of Togo, through the National Programme for Agricultural Investment and...

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Effect of targeted fertiliser subsidy on poverty reduction in Togo

The reintroduction of innovative forms of input subsidies in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) following the food crisis of 2008 raises concerns about their effectiveness in the fight against poverty. In this context, this paper examines the effect of the targeted fertiliser subsidy implemented in Togo from 2017 to 2019.

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