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LSMS Guidebook

Spectral Soil Analysis and Household Surveys

This Guidebook is intended to be a reference for survey practitioners looking for guidance on integrating soil health testing in household and farm surveys. The role of soil in agrarian societies is...
Book

Agriculture in Africa: Telling Myths from Facts

Stylized facts set agendas and shape debates. In rapidly changing and data scarce environments, they also risk being ill-informed, outdated and misleading. So, following higher food prices since the...
Brief

Measuring Food Consumption in Household Surveys

How much did you eat yesterday? And how much did you spend? On what food products exactly? And what about last week? These types of questions can be very hard for anyone to answer, yet most analyses...
WB Working Paper

Measuring Ownership, Control and Use of Assets

Assets generate and help diversify income, provide collateral to access credit, alleviate liquidity constraints in the face of shocks, and are key inputs into empowerment. Despite the importance of...