Catherine Ragasa

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

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Washington, DC 20005

United States

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Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

A Chicken and Maize Situation: The Poultry Feed Sector in Ghana

IFPRI Discussion Paper No. 1601
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 01 Feb 2017
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Ghana Strategy Support Program and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Ghana, West Africa, Africa South of Sahara, Africa, Poultry, Maize, Livestock, Chickens, Feeds, Livestock Feed, Feed Mill, Value Chain, Spatial Market Model

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Assessment of the Capacity, Incentives, and Performance of Agricultural Extension Agents in Western Democratic Republic of Congo

IFPRI Discussion Paper 01283
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 23 Oct 2013
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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advisory services, agricultural extension, agricultural reform, Capacity, incentives, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Southern Africa, Africa south of Sahara, Africa

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Assessing the Effectiveness of Multistakeholder Platforms: Agricultural and Rural Management Councils in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

IFPRI Discussion Paper 01258
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Apr 2013
Thaddee Badibanga, Catherine Ragasa and John Ulimwengu
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, multistakeholder governance, Participation, Participatory development, Africa, Africa south of Sahara, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Southern Africa

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The Impact of Agricultural Extension Services in the Context of a Heavily Subsidized Input System: The Case of Malawi

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1498
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Mar 2016
Catherine Ragasa, John Mazunda and Mariam Mapila
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Malawi; Southern Africa; Africa South of Sahara; Africa; extension services; fertilizers; subsidies; productivity; food security

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Moving in the Right Direction? Maize Productivity and Fertilizer Use and Use Intensity in Ghana

IFPRI Discussion Paper 01314
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 Mar 2014
Antony Chapoto and Catherine Ragasa
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Ghana, West Africa, Africa, Africa South of Sahara, fertilizers, yields, crop yield, productivity, profitability, fertilizer use, fertilizer use intensity, yield response

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Do Development Projects Crowd out Private-Sector Activities?: A Survival Analysis of Contract Farming Participation in Northern Ghana

IFPRI Discussion Paper No. 1575
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Dec 2016
Isabel Lambrecht and Catherine Ragasa
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, Contract Farming, Economic Development, Private Sector, Smallholders, Maize, Farming Systems, Agricultural Development, Duration Analysis

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Organizational and Institutional Issues in Climate Change Adaptation and Risk Management: Insights from Practitioners’ Survey in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Mali

IFPRI Discussion Paper No. 01279
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 15 Aug 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), Independent, Addis Ababa University - Department of Economics and Independent
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Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, East Africa, West Africa, Africa South of Sahara, South Asia, Africa, Asia, Climate change, analysis, Gender, Women, Risk, Resilience

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Limitations of Contract Farming as a Pro-poor Strategy: The Case of Maize Outgrower Schemes in Upper West Ghana

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1626
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 04 Apr 2017
Catherine Ragasa, Isabel Lambrecht and Doreen Kufoalor
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Ghana Strategy Support Program
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GHANA, WEST AFRICA, AFRICA SOUTH OF SAHARA, AFRICA, farming systems, contract farming, supply chain, technology, productivity, profitability, maize, farm inputs, agricultural policies, households, agricultural research, technology adoption

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Limits to Green Revolution in Rice in Africa: The Case of Ghana

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1561
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Oct 2016
Catherine Ragasa and Antony Chapoto
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute
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GHANA, WEST AFRICA, AFRICA SOUTH OF SAHARA, AFRICA, productivity, fertilizer, subsidies, rice, green revolution, profitability, technology adoption, agricultural policies, farm inputs, food policies

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The Role of Rural Producer Organizations for Agricultural Service Provision in Fragile States

IFPRI Discussion Paper No. 01235
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Jan 2013
Catherine Ragasa and Jennifer Golan
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and University of Manchester
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producer organizations, collective action, postconflict, agriculture, structural equation model, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Challenges in Implementing a Small-Scale Farmers’ Capacity-Building Program: The Case of the Food Production, Processing, and Marketing Project in the Democratic Republic of Congo

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1501
Number of pages: 48 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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Democratic Republic of The Congo; Central Africa; Africa South of Sahara; Africa; capacity building; smallholders; productivity; food security; markets; food processing; evaluation; agricultural development; value chains; double-difference analysis

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Sustainability of EU Food Safety Certification: A Survival Analysis of Firm Decisions

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Feb 2014
Catherine Ragasa, Suzanne D Thornsbury and Satish Joshi
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Michigan State University - Department of Agricultural Economics
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Capacity and Accountability in the Agricultural Extension System in Malawi: Insights from a Survey of Service Providers in 15 Districts

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1673
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 05 Sep 2017
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), 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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MALAWI; SOUTHERN AFRICA; AFRICA SOUTH OF SAHARA; AFRICA; agricultural extension; management; service providers; institutional analysis; institutional analysis; systems approach

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Framework to Assess Performance and Impact of Pluralistic Agricultural Extension Systems: The Best-Fit Framework Revisited

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1567
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Nov 2016
Centre De Coopération Internationale En Recherche Agronomique Pour Le Développement (CIRAD), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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extension activities, advisory services, evaluation, governance, capacity building, funding, advisory method, best fit framework

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Consumer Demand and Willingness to Pay for Safe Food in Accra, Ghana: Implications for Public and Private Sectors’ Roles in Food Safety Management

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1795
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Feb 2019
Catherine Ragasa, Kwaw Andam, Sena Amewu and Seth B. Asante
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, Food Safety, Consumer Behavior, Animal Protein, Chicken Meat, Tilapia, Prices, Price Premium

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Modeling the Effectiveness of the Lead Farmer Approach in Agricultural Extension Service Provision: Nationally Representative Panel Data Analysis in Malawi

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1848
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 22 Jul 2019
Catherine Ragasa
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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agricultural extension, conservation agriculture, sustainable land management, skill training

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Can Local Products Compete Against Imports in West Africa? Supply- and Demand-Side Perspectives on Chicken, Rice, and Tilapia in Accra, Ghana

IFPRI Discussion Paper No. 01821
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 22 Apr 2019
Kwaw Andam, Catherine Ragasa, Seth B. Asante and Sena Amewu
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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willingness to pay, tilapia, rice, chickens, supply balance, import substitution, imports, economic competition

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Dynamics in Agricultural Extension Services Provision in Malawi: Insights from Two Rounds of Household and Community Panel Surveys

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1853
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 06 Aug 2019
Catherine Ragasa and Andrew Comstock
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and CGIAR - Development Strategy and Governance Division
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agricultural extension, indicators, survey, extension approaches