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Prioritizing Countries for Biofortification Interventions: Biofortification Priority Index Second Issue (BPI 2.0)

Caitlin Herrington
Keith Lividini
Moira Donahue Angel
Ekin Birol
Working Paper
Economics and policy

Vitamin A-Biofortified Maize: Exploiting Native Genetic Variation for Nutrient Enrichment

Meike S Andersson, Howarth Bouis, Nelissa Jamora, Michael Major
Crop development
Maize

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Farming Practices and Crop Varietal Choice among Ugandan Bean and Sweet Potato Producers

Catherine Larochelle, Ricardo Labarta, Enid Katungi, Caitlin Herrington, Jeff Alwang, Dorene Asare-Marfo, Anna-Marie Ball, and Ekin Birol
Research for Action

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An Assessment of the Vitamin A Maize Seed Delivery Efforts to Date: Agro-dealer Sales and Farmer Production in Zambia

Michael Tedla Diressie, Esther Zulu, Melinda Smale, Eliab Simpungwe and Ekin Birol
Working Paper
Crop delivery
Maize
Zambia

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Demand-Pull Creation, Public Officer’s Endorsement, and Consumer Willingness-to-Pay for Nutritious Iron Beans in Rural and Urban Rwanda

Beans
Crop delivery
Rwanda
Working Paper

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Acceptance and Integration of Biofortified Vitamin A Maize into Common Diets in Northern Zambia

Kelvin Mulungu and Caitlin Herrington

Research for Action

Assessing the Adoption of Improved Bean Varieties in Rwanda and the Role of Varietal Attributes in Adoption Decisions

Catherine Larochelle
Dorene Asare-Marfo
Ekin Birol
Jeffrey Alwang
Working Paper
Economics and policy
Beans
Rwanda

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Understanding the Adoption of High-Iron Varieties in Maharashtra, India: What Explains Popularity?

Melinda Smale
Michael T. Diressie
Ekin Birol
Working Paper
Economics and policy
India

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A Technical Review of Modern Cassava Technology Adoption in Nigeria (1985–2013): Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities

Adewale Oparinde
Tahirou Abdoulaye
Victor Manyong
Ekin Birol
Dorene Asare-Marfo
Peter Kulakow
Paul Ilona
Working Paper
Economics and policy
Cassava
Nigeria

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Adoption of Modern Varieties and Rice Varietal Diversity on Household Farms in Bangladesh

Marites Tiongco
Mahabub Hossain
Working Paper
Economics and policy
Rice
Bangladesh

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