Posts by Colin H.P. Buckley
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Why ‘Cheaper’ Projects Boost Farmer Profits: USAID finds small sums can generate big returns in South Sudan
To examine the effects of USAID’s assistance in South Sudan’s agriculture sector since 2012, a team completed a cost-benefit analysis of the $26 million in USAID funds being spent annually there in support of the Feed the Future Initiative. Part of the analysis examined two different techniques for improving crop yields.