Q&A with Shahid Rashid: A look back at 2014

What are some of the major projects from 2014? I would highlight four main projects this year. The first is the wheat evaluation that we did for the Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA), which led to some really serious discussions between the ATA, the Ministry of Finance, and the Ministry of Commerce about reforming the >> Read more

The Value in a Baseline Survey

 “There’s a lot of opportunity for the ATA to try things out and experiment, with researchers measuring and evaluating the effect of interventions on farmers.”  -Nick Minot Research for Ethiopia’s Agriculture Policy (REAP) is designed to promote agricultural growth and reduce poverty in Ethiopia. However, both of these targets are complex, requiring comprehensive knowledge of >> Read more