Tag: Innovations for Poverty Action

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA): Spurring Rigorous Agricultural Research Projects in Africa

It is interesting the sort of unique insights generated from rigorous impact studies of agricultural development interventions especially in Africa. Recurrently, development interventions from Governments, Development Agencies and Private Sector actors focusing on deploying and scaling technology innovations and policies in agriculture tend to do so with unapprised data and in-depth assessment of expected (real) impact on project constituents. We… Read more →

Job Opportunity: Senior Policy and Implementation Associate

JOB OPPORTUNITY with INNOVATIONS FOR POVERTY ACTION (IPA) SENIOR POLICY AND IMPLEMENTATION ASSOCIATE, AGRICULTURE IPA Ghana seeks a Senior Policy and Implementation Associate who will manage policy work and support implementation activities on a portfolio of agriculture projects, including, but not limited to, the Disseminating Innovative Resources and Technologies to Smallholders (DIRTS) project. Lead principal investigators on these studies include… Read more →

Job Opportunity with IPA: Research Coordinator

JOB OPPORTUNITY with INNOVATIONS FOR POVERTY ACTION (IPA) RESEARCH COORDINATOR, AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) seeks a Research Coordinator (RC) to oversee and provide technical support to two or three research projects, including, but not limited to, the Disseminating Innovative Resources and Technologies to Smallholders (DIRTS) projects. Lead principal investigators on these studies include Dean Karlan… Read more →

Innovations for Poverty Action ( IPA) Launched Agricultural Development Project in Northern Ghana

A research and non-profit making organisation, Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), has launched its two agricultural projects in northern Ghana. The projects dubbed: Examining Underinvestment in Agriculture (EUI) and Disseminating Innovative Resources and Technologies to Smallholders (DIRTS) are aimed at conducting research and supporting farmers to secure insurance for their farming activities. According to IPA’s report on the research conducted on the… Read more →