Author Archives: Sabin

Closing the gender gap in farming households: An entry point towards agricultural transformation in Africa

By Eileen Nchanji, Chantal Ingabire and Eliud Birachi “Agricultural transformation is one of the leading efforts for poverty reduction and food security in Africa. Governments, development agencies and researchers agree on the role that can be played by agricultural transformation … Continue reading

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From R4D to P4D: the transformation of “stakeholders” into partners

By Sabin and Stéphanie One of the challenges of Research for Development – R4D – is the word in between: the “FOR”. How do we get there? How do we turn our insights, our data, our analysis, our explanations, and … Continue reading

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Empowerment: Measuring the unmeasurable

My favourite graph on empowerment has been published by the World Bank a few years ago. Source: World Development Indicators, 2013 In brief, it depicts the share of female members of parliament across the regions of the world. It shows … Continue reading

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FATE is blogging

Today I wanted to write the first FATE blog. And I got stuck immediately. What should I write about? And, more importantly: how should I write it? I did what I do when I get stuck: I googled. Quickly I … Continue reading

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