Forskning ved Københavns Universitet - Københavns Universitet

Forside

Beyond the field: Impact of Farmer Field Schools on food security and poverty

Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningfagfællebedømt

Standard

Beyond the field : Impact of Farmer Field Schools on food security and poverty. / Larsen, Anna Folke; Lilleør, Helene Bie.

I: World Development, Bind 64, 12.2014, s. 843-859.

Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningfagfællebedømt

Harvard

Larsen, AF & Lilleør, HB 2014, 'Beyond the field: Impact of Farmer Field Schools on food security and poverty', World Development, bind 64, s. 843-859. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2014.07.003

APA

Larsen, A. F., & Lilleør, H. B. (2014). Beyond the field: Impact of Farmer Field Schools on food security and poverty. World Development, 64, 843-859. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2014.07.003

Vancouver

Larsen AF, Lilleør HB. Beyond the field: Impact of Farmer Field Schools on food security and poverty. World Development. 2014 dec;64:843-859. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2014.07.003

Author

Larsen, Anna Folke ; Lilleør, Helene Bie. / Beyond the field : Impact of Farmer Field Schools on food security and poverty. I: World Development. 2014 ; Bind 64. s. 843-859.

Bibtex

@article{ad2060e77b134e9eba9f190e03b68e3d,
title = "Beyond the field: Impact of Farmer Field Schools on food security and poverty",
abstract = "We estimate the impact of a Farmer Field School intervention among small-scale farmers in northern Tanzania on two main development objectives: food security and poverty. We employ a series of evaluation methodologies, including a Quasi-Difference-in-Difference setup, to account for potential selection into the project, despite lack of baseline data. We find strong positive effects on food security, but no effect on poverty. Investigating possible mechanisms for this result shows that reallocation of labor resources toward own agricultural production and improved production smoothing may have led to improved food security while poverty remained unaffected.",
keywords = "Faculty of Social Sciences, Impact assessment, Farmer Field Schools, Food security, Poverty, Tanzania, Africa",
author = "Larsen, {Anna Folke} and Lille{\o}r, {Helene Bie}",
year = "2014",
month = dec,
doi = "10.1016/j.worlddev.2014.07.003",
language = "English",
volume = "64",
pages = "843--859",
journal = "World Development",
issn = "0305-750X",
publisher = "Pergamon Press",

}

RIS

TY - JOUR

T1 - Beyond the field

T2 - Impact of Farmer Field Schools on food security and poverty

AU - Larsen, Anna Folke

AU - Lilleør, Helene Bie

PY - 2014/12

Y1 - 2014/12

N2 - We estimate the impact of a Farmer Field School intervention among small-scale farmers in northern Tanzania on two main development objectives: food security and poverty. We employ a series of evaluation methodologies, including a Quasi-Difference-in-Difference setup, to account for potential selection into the project, despite lack of baseline data. We find strong positive effects on food security, but no effect on poverty. Investigating possible mechanisms for this result shows that reallocation of labor resources toward own agricultural production and improved production smoothing may have led to improved food security while poverty remained unaffected.

AB - We estimate the impact of a Farmer Field School intervention among small-scale farmers in northern Tanzania on two main development objectives: food security and poverty. We employ a series of evaluation methodologies, including a Quasi-Difference-in-Difference setup, to account for potential selection into the project, despite lack of baseline data. We find strong positive effects on food security, but no effect on poverty. Investigating possible mechanisms for this result shows that reallocation of labor resources toward own agricultural production and improved production smoothing may have led to improved food security while poverty remained unaffected.

KW - Faculty of Social Sciences

KW - Impact assessment

KW - Farmer Field Schools

KW - Food security

KW - Poverty

KW - Tanzania

KW - Africa

U2 - 10.1016/j.worlddev.2014.07.003

DO - 10.1016/j.worlddev.2014.07.003

M3 - Journal article

VL - 64

SP - 843

EP - 859

JO - World Development

JF - World Development

SN - 0305-750X

ER -

ID: 120070627