Shashidhara Kolavalli

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

1201 Eye St, NW,

Washington, DC 20005

United States

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The Partially Liberalized Cocoa Sector in Ghana: Producer Price Determination, Quality Control, and Service Provision

IFPRI Discussion Paper No. 01213
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 Jan 2013
Shashidhara Kolavalli, Marcella Vigneri, Haruna Maamah and John Poku
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Independent, Independent and Independent
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liberalization, quality control, tree crops, cocoa, agricultural services

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Mechanization in Ghana: Searching for Sustainable Service Supply Models

IFPRI Discussion Paper 01237
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Jan 2013
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), A member of the CGIAR Consortium - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), A member of the CGIAR Consortium - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Ghana
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agricultural mechanization, government policy, intensification, Ghana, West Africa, Africa South of Sahara, Africa

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Agricultural Value Chain Development in Practice: Private Sector-Led Smallholder Development

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1460
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 Nov 2015
Shashidhara Kolavalli, Akwasi Mensah-Bonsu and Saima Zaman
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), University of Ghana - Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Ghana; West Africa; Africa South of Sahara; Africa; smallholders; agricultural development; private sector; value chains; vertical contracts; inclusion

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Agricultural Mechanization in Ghana: Is Specialization in Agricultural Mechanization a Viable Business Model?

IFPRI Discussion Paper 01255
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Apr 2013
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), A member of the CGIAR Consortium - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), A member of the CGIAR Consortium - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Ghana
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Agricultural mechanization, Agricultural transformation, Government policy, Investment, Market development, Mechanization, Private ownership, Private sector, Subsidies, Tractor hire, Africa, Africa South of Sahara, Ghana, West Africa

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Economics of Tractor Ownership Under Rainfed Agriculture with Applications in Ghana

IFPRI Discussion Paper 01387
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 07 Jan 2015
Nazaire Houssou, Xinshen Diao and Shashidhara Kolavalli
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Ghana, West Africa, Africa south of Sahara, Africa, mechanization, farm inputs, smallholders, tractor service market, firm investment theory, timeliness

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Dynamics of Transformation: Insights from an Exploratory Review of Rice Farming in the Kpong Irrigation Project

IFPRI Discussion Paper No. 01272
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Jun 2013
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), A member of the CGIAR Consortium - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Agricultural policies, agricultural profitability, agricultural transformation, crop husbandry knowledge, Cultivation, Irrigation schemes, rice, Ghana, West Africa, Africa South of Sahara, Africa

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Strategies to Control Aflatoxin in Groundnut Value Chains

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1369
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Oct 2014
Wojciech J. Florkowski and Shashidhara Kolavalli
University of Georgia and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Ghana, West Africa, Africa south of Sahara Africa, Aflatoxins, Mycotoxins, Groundnuts, Quality, Grading, Regulation, Biosafety, Food Safety, Value Chains

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The Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Program as a Collective Institution

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Jan 2013
Shashidhara Kolavalli, Regina Birner and Kathleen Flaherty
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) - CGIAR Consortium and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) - CGIAR Consortium
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CAADP, NEPAD, collective action, reputation, agriculture, Ghana, West Africa, Africa South of Sahara, Africa

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Changes in Ghanaian Farming Systems: Stagnation or a Quiet Transformation?

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1504
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Mar 2016
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Ghana; West Africa; Africa South of Sahara; Africa; intensification; green revolution; households; economic development; technological change; farming systems; stagnation; agricultural transformation

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Improving the Food Policy Process: Lessons from Capacity Strengthening of Parliamentarians in Ghana

IFPRI Discussion Paper 01401
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Jan 2015
Jagdeep Chhokar, Suresh Chandra Babu and Shashidhara Kolavalli
Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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food policy process, capacity strengthening, parliamentarians, Ghana

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Growth of Modern Service Providers for the African Agricultural Sector: An Insight from a Public Irrigation Scheme in Ghana

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1678
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 11 Oct 2018
Hiroyuki Takeshima, John Agandin and Shashidhara Kolavalli
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Ghana, West Africa, Africa South of Sahara, Africa, Irrigation Schemes, Power Tillers, Combine Harvesters, Mills, Agricultural Sector, Modern Service Providers, Entry Costs, Rice