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Scholarly Publications

Towards fine resolution global maps of crop yields: Testing multiple methods and satellites in three countries

May 2017

One of the greatest challenges in monitoring food security is to provide reliable crop yield information that is temporally consistent and spatially scalable.

Factors explaining the low and variable profitability of fertilizer application to maize in Zambia

October 2016

It is widely recognized that an “African green revolution” will require greater use of inorganic fertilizers.

HIV Development Assistance and Adult Mortality in Africa

December 2012

Context  The effect of global health initiatives on population health is uncertain.

News

The IMF: Violating Women Since 1945

June 2011

In reaction to the arrest of Dominique Strauss-Khan for allegations of rape in May, Kavita Ramdas and Christine Ahn argue in a piece for Foreign Policy in Focus that gender bias is embedded in the...

Gates Foundation's Jeff Raikes and Cargill's Greg Page on improving global food security

March 2011

February 10th marked the launch of FSE’s Global Food Policy and Food Security Symposium series.

The Draper Hills Summer Fellows Program on Democracy and Development is now accepting applications for the Class of 2014

September 2010

Launched in 2005, the Draper Hills Summer Fellowship on Democracy and Development Program is a three-week executive education program that is hosted annually at Stanford University's Center on...

Events

The Specter of Global China: Contesting the Fractured and Flexible Power of Chinese Investment in Africa

April 30, 2014

Drawing on data collected through comparative ethnographic fieldwork on Chinese investments in Zambia in the past five years, this talk seeks to answer the questions: What is the peculiarity of...

Crowdsourcing in Policy-Making: The Impact of Blended Expertise on Law-Making Process

October 3, 2013

AbstractThis talk reports on a study about the impact of crowdsourcing on a law-making process in Finland.

The Power of 'Open': Collective Intelligence, Crowdsourcing and Co-creation

October 18, 2012

AbstractThe manifestations of 'open' are permeating the society enabled by the rise of participatory culture and improved communication technologies.

Projects

Understanding Fertilizer Effectiveness and Adoption in Zambia

This project will focus on the potential role of fertilizer in the intensification of maize production amongst Zambian smallholders.
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Marcel Fafchamps Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Economics