March 15, 2017
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On March 13th, Juan Pablo Rud from Royal Holloway at the University of London, who is also a fellow at IFS, presented his paper titled: “Extreme Weather, Climate Change, and Agricultural Productivity: Effects and Responses in Rural Peru.” This topic is of special importance for the livelihood of poor farming households in developing regions since estimates predict a temperature increase of 2ºC in tropical regions, which could harm wheat, maize and rice crop yields. The paper sets out to examine the effects of extreme weather in poor agricultural areas in Peru, using data fro...

March 06, 2017
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The Navarra Center for International Development, with the support of Fundación Ramón Areces, will organize its 6th annual Research Workshop in Madrid, the 8th of May. We are pleased to announce the full program of the workshop below. Due to limited space, for those interested in attending the workshop, we kindly request you to register by filling the following form:

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March 06, 2017
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NCID Fellow, Dr. Prakarsh Singh's talk at TEDxAmherstCollege: Child malnutrition in India is very high despite rapid economic growth and also the world's largest early childhood development program. However, motivating childcare workers with performance incentives and empowering mothers with information can bring about an improvement in child health. Child malnutrition is significantly reduced in the short-term and the effect is sustained even after the removal of performance incentives.

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