The Agricultural Model Inter-comparison and Improvement Project (AgMIP) is the research initiative of a consortium led by Columbia University, together with other North American, European, and Southern research institutes.
Efforts at closing gender gaps in financial inclusion focus on developing financial products and services specifically targeting women, but broader social and cultural constraints that prevent women from using these products and services are rarely taken into account.
This project part of a cluster of three projects jointly developed by the Employment and Growth (E&G) and the Agriculture and Food Security (AFS) programs to assess how financial sector innovations can have a gender transformative impact, beyond improving women’s access to finance.
In recent times, the Government of Tanzania has shown a willingness to implement fiscal and policy interventions, such as taxation of Sugar Sweetened Beverages (SSBs), for prevention of diet-related non-communicable diseases (NCDs).
Agricultural research organizations, governments, and civil society are increasingly looking at how to successfully scale up agriculture and food security innovations to bring more lasting benefits to more people.