The programme’s 19 agriculture projects explore a diverse set of issues relating to agriculture and growth in low-income countries, including obstacles to raising agricultural productivity, the potential of irrigation to improve crop yields, and agriculture’s role in boosting economic growth and structural transformation.

The research covers a range of countries,  focusing on sub-Saharan African countries such as Uganda, Malawi, Tanzania, Ghana, Ethiopia, and Mozambique, as well as India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan and China.