Suresh Chandra Babu

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Senior Research Fellow/Senior Advisor, Training

1201 Eye St., NW

Communications Division

Washington, DC 20006

United States

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Scholarly Papers (32)

1.

Conceptualizing Drivers of Policy Change in Agriculture, Nutrition, and Food Security: The Kaleidoscope Model

IFPRI Discussion Paper 01414
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 10 Mar 2015
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute, University of Pretoria - Institute for Food, Nutrition and Well-being (IFNuW) and Michigan State University - Department of Agricultural Economics
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political economy, policy process, food security, agricultural policy, nutrition policy

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Food Policies and Nutrition Transition in Sri Lanka: Historical Trends, Political Regimes, and Options for Interventions

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1727
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Sep 2018
University of Peradeniya, University of Peradeniya, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Independent
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Sri Lanka, South Asia, Asia, Food Policies, Nutritional Status, Food Consumption, Political Economy, Governance, Nutrition, Policy Process, Intervention Options

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Agribusiness Competitiveness: Applying Analytics, Typology, and Measurements to Africa

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1648
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 02 Sep 2017
Suresh Chandra Babu and Mahika Shishodia
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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agroindustrial sector, measurement, typology

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Micronutrient Policy Process in Malawi

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1568
Number of pages: 120 Posted: 22 Nov 2016
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Michigan State University, University of Pretoria, Michigan State University and University of Pretoria - Institute for Food, Nutrition and Well-being (IFNuW)
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Malawi, Southern Africa, Africa South of Sahara, Africa, Micronutrients, Nutrition Policies, Retinol, Carotenoids, Vitamin A, Malnutrition, Kaleidoscope Model

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Strengthening and Harmonizing Food Policy Systems to Achieve Food Security: A Case Study and Lessons from Ghana

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1607
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Mar 2017
Suresh Chandra Babu and Sylvia Blom
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Cornell University
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GHANA, WEST AFRICA, AFRICA SOUTH OF SAHARA, AFRICA, policy, food policy, developing countries, foreign aid, coordination, food policy system, policy harmonization, strengthening capacity, policy coordination, African agricultural development

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Building Resilience for Food Systems in Postwar Communities Case Study and Lessons from Northern Sri Lanka

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1644
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Aug 2017
Hamsha Pathmanathan, Suresh Chandra Babu and Chandrashri Pal
University of Waterloo, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and School of Environment, University of Toronto
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SRI LANKA; SOUTH ASIA; ASIA; resilience; food systems; organizational capacity; community food security; food sovereignty; individual capacity; system capacity

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A Bottom-Up Approach for a Private Fisheries Extension System: A Framework and Action Plan for an Aqua-Chamber of Commerce in India

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1931
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Jun 2020
Shekhar Nath Ojha, Suman Dey and Suresh Chandra Babu
Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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fisheries, aquaculture, extension systems, private enterprises, aquatic ecosystems, Chamber of Commerce, private extension system, aquapreneurship, policy ecosystem, inclusiveness

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Agricultural Productivity, Inter-Sectoral Labor Shift, and Economic Growth in India

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1943
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Jul 2020
S. J. Balaji and Suresh Chandra Babu
Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) - National Institute of Agricultural Economics and Policy Research and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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INDIA, SOUTH ASIA, ASIA, agriculture, agricultural productivity, labour, economic growth, productivity, structural change, degradation, agricultural growth, labor productivity

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Measuring Food Policy Research Capacity: Indicators and Typologies

IFPRI Discussion Paper No. 01263
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 16 Apr 2013
Suresh Chandra Babu and Paul Dorosh
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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agricultural research, Capacity building, Capacity strengthening, Food policy, Indicators, Policy research, Typology, Africa, Asia, Africa south of Sahara

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Drivers of Youth Engagement in Agriculture: Insights from Guatemala, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, and Uganda

IFPRI DIscussion Paper 2010
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Apr 2021
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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GUATEMALA, LATIN AMERICA, CENTRAL AMERICA, NORTH AMERICA, NIGER, WEST AFRICA, AFRICA SOUTH OF SAHARA, AFRICA, RWANDA, CENTRAL AFRICA, UGANDA, EAST AFRICA, NIGERIA, youth, agriculture, agricultural extension, capacity development, intervention, policies, farmers, rural areas, stakeholders

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When Implementation Goes Wrong: Lessons From Crop Insurance in India

IFPRI Discussion Paper 2012, 2021
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Apr 2021
Rajalakshmi Nirmal and Suresh Chandra Babu
Indian Society of Agribusiness Professionals and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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India, South Asia, Asia, Crop Insurance, Crops, Insurance, Risk Management, Agriculture, Remote Sensing, Technology, Mobile Telephones, Adaptation, Sustainability

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Building Resilient Food Systems: An Analytical Review

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1758
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 11 Oct 2018
Karunya Iyappan and Suresh Chandra Babu
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Food Systems, Resilience, Capacity Building, Measurement, Sustainability, Nutrition Policies, Food Consumption Analytical Review

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National Extension Policy and State-Level Implementation: The Case of Cross River State, Nigeria

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1951, 2020
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 Aug 2020
Adebayo Ogunniyi, Suresh Chandra Babu, Bedru Balana and Kwaw Andam
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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Nigeria, West Africa, Africa South of Sahara, Africa, Extension Policies, Mixed Model Method, Implementation, Qualitative Analysis, Quantitative Analysis, Extension Programmes, Multi-stakeholder Consultation, De-federalization

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Agricultural Research and Extension System in Nepal: An Organizational Review

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1810
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 01 May 2019
Suresh Chandra Babu and Ram Pratap Sah
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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agriculture, agricultural extension, agricultural research, advisory services, agricultural extension systems, agricultural development, public-private cooperation, agricultural research systems, institutional reform

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Perspectives on Iran’s Environmental Policy Process: Issues and Constraints

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1777
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Jan 2019
Arak University, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Iranian Presidential Center for Strategic Studies, Islamic Azad University, Tehran Science and Research Branch, Iran and Arak University
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Iran, Middle East, Southwestern Asia, Asia, Environmental Policies, Developing Countries, Environmental Protection, Natural Resources Management, Governance, Capacity Building, Policy Process, Kaleidoscope Model

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Estimating Financing Gaps in Rice Production in Southwestern Nigeria

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1818, 2019
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Dec 2019
Temitope Ojo, Abiodun A. Ogundeji, Suresh Chandra Babu and Taiwo Alimi
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of the Free State, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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financing, rice, crop production, labour, herbicides, seed quality, smallholders, farm income, stochastic models, agricultural production

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Pathways from Agriculture to Nutrition in India: Implications for Sustainable Development Goals

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1649
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Sep 2017
Mousumi Das, Ajay Sharma and Suresh Chandra Babu
National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Indore and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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India; South Asia; Asia; Agricultural Development; Commercial Farming; Agroindustrial Sector; Poverty; Indicators; Agriculture to Nutrition Pathways; Food Security Indicators; SDGs

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Nutrition Sensitive Food System: Policy Analysis and Investment Framework for Myanmar

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1840, 2019
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 15 Jun 2019
Suresh Chandra Babu
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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nutrition, famine, food systems, malnutrition, agricultural policies

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Impact of India's National Food Security Act On Domestic and International Rice Markets

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1635
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Aug 2017
Deepayan Debnath, Suresh Chandra Babu, Parijat Ghosh and Michael Helmar
University of Missouri at Columbia, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), University of Missouri at Columbia and University of Nevada, Reno
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INDIA; SOUTH ASIA; ASIA; models; food security; income; rice; forecasting; prices; markets; agricultural policies; food policies; subsidies; India rice model; national food security act; price effect; inelastic and elastic income effect

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National Extension Policy and State Level Implementation: The Case of Niger State in Nigeria

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1942
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Jul 2020
Suresh Chandra Babu, Adebayo Ogunniyi, Bedru Balana and Kwaw Andam
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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NIGERIA, WEST AFRICA, AFRICA SOUTH OF SAHARA, AFRICA, agricultural extension, extension policies, multi-stakeholder processes, decentralization, implementation, models, National Extension Policy (NEP), Kaleidoscope model, multi-stakeholders consultation, qualitative approach

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Nutrition Sensitive Food Systems in Conflict Affected Regions: A Case Study of Afghanistan

IFPRI Discussion Paper 2007
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2021
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, CGIAR - Development Strategy and Governance Division and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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AFGHANISTAN, SOUTH ASIA, ASIA, nutrition, food systems, conflicts, investment, capacity development, nutrition sensitive, investment framework, gap analysis

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IoT-Enabled Farms and Climate-Adaptive Agriculture Technologies: Investment Lessons From Singapore

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1805
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 May 2019
Jose Ma. Luis Montesclaros, Suresh Chandra Babu and Paul S Teng
Nanyang Technological University (NTU), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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investment, climate-smart agriculture, private sector, technology, innovation adoption, climate change adaptation, information and communication technologies (ICTs)

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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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Constructing a Nutrition Deficiency Index: Applications for the Democratic Republic of the Congo under a Decade of Humanitarian Crises

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1999 (2021)
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 Feb 2021
University of Pretoria, National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), World Health Organization (WHO) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central Africa, Africa South of Sahara, Africa, nutrition, nutrition status, households, household consumption, household expenditure, expenditure, surveys, humanitarian crises, nutrition deficiency index, Alkire-Foster methodology

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The Role of the Private Sector in Food System Resilience: Lessons From Cambodia

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1721
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Sep 2018
Akriti Rana and Suresh Chandra Babu
Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) - School of International and Public Affairs and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Cambodia, South East Asia, Asia, Food Systems, Resilience, Private Sector, Information Systems, Risk, Financing, Contract Farming, Smallholders, Sustainable Development, Markets, Farmers, Consumers, Intervention, Developing Countries, Waste to Energy

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Research-Policy Linkages: Empirical Evidence From Agroeconomic Research in India

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1970
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Jan 2021
S. J. Balaji, Suresh Chandra Babu and Suresh Pal
Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) - National Institute of Agricultural Economics and Policy Research, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and National Centre for Agricultural Economics and Policy Research (NCAP)
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India, South Asia, Asia, Agricultural Economics, Machine Learning, Agricultural Research, Agricultural Policies, Policies, Research, Research-Policy Linkages, Latent Dirichlet Allocation, Policy Systems, Agroeconomic Research

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Building a Climate Change-Resilient Food System in Korea: The Case of Extension and Technology Dissemination Services

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1861
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 03 Sep 2019
Jieun Won, Suresh Chandra Babu and Akriti Rana
Korea Rural Economic Institute, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
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Climate Change; Resilience; Extension Activities; Advisory Services; Agricultural Extension; Technology Transfer; Smallholders; Information and Communication Technologies (Icts); Food Systems

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Political Economy of National Agricultural Statistics: The Case of Niger

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1929, 2020
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Jun 2020
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), affiliation not provided to SSRN and IFPRI
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agricultural statistics, data, statistics, governance, data systems, political economy

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Empowering Smallholder Farmers’ Organizations Through Non-Public Extension Service Providers: A Case Study and Lessons From Mozambique

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1807
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 01 May 2019
Hélder Gêmo and Suresh Chandra Babu
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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agricultural extension, training, farmers organizations, extension programs, extension approaches, smallholders, extension policies, empowerment

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Food Supply and Security

P. K. Ghosh et al. (eds.), Trajectory of 75 years of Indian Agriculture after Independence, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-19-7997-2_2
Posted: 27 Nov 2023
Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Independent and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Food Security, Demand, Supply, India

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Systematic Client Consultation in Development: The Case of Food Policy Research in Ghana, India, Kenya and Mali

Posted: 20 Aug 2001
Suresh Chandra Babu, Lynn R. Brown and Bonnie McClafferty
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

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systematic client consultation, policy research, policy process, research process

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Capacity Strengthening in Environmental and Natural Resource Policy Analysis: Meeting the Changing Needs

Posted: 06 Nov 2000
Suresh Chandra Babu
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

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environment and natural resource, capacity strengthening, economic policy reforms, developing countries