CRSP

Gender and Community Development: Experience of GL CRSP Projects in Ethiopia, Ghana, Kazakhstan, Kenya, and Kyrgyzstan.

Author: Rubin, D. | Publication Date: 2010
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Addressing gender disparities in economic growth, particularly in agriculture, is not a new goal for development interventions, but after a hiatus in the 1990s it has received new attention in the past decade. Four research and outreach projects of the Global Livestock Collaborative Research Support Program working in Ethiopia, Ghana, […] Continue reading

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A Calf, A House, A Business of One’s Own: Microcredit, Asset Accumulation, and Economic Empowerment in GL CRSP projects in Ethiopia and Ghana

The USAID-supported Global Livestock Collaborative Research Support Program (GL CRSP) supported savings and credit (S&C) programs as part of its overarching goal to address risk in rural livelihoods. Two different models of microfinance programs were initiated in the GL CRSP activities in East and West Africa. The Pastoral Risk Management […] Continue reading

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External Evaluation Panel Report 2007: Review of the Enhancing Child Nutrition through Animal Source Food Management (ENAM) Project

The ENAM project is intended to improve the current poor feeding practices and inadequate diet quality that contribute to childhood malnutrition in targeted communities in Ghana. The project monitors the multiple pathways that might increase availability, accessibility, and utilization of animal source foods (ASF) in the targeted communities, especially for […] Continue reading

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External Evaluation Panel Report 2006: Developing Institutions and Capacity for Sheep and Fiber Marketing in Central Asia (WOOL) Project

The “Developing Institutions and Capacity for Sheep and Fiber Marketing in Central Asia” (WOOL) project has been carrying out a range of activities on wool and cashmere production, processing, and marketing in both Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. The project began in 2003 following the end of three small grants in the […] Continue reading

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External Evaluation Panel Report 2006: Sustainable Management of Rural Watersheds (SUMAWA) Project: Biophysical, Livestock and Human Interactions in the Njoro River Watershed

The Sustainable Management of Watersheds Project (SUMAWA) is a multi-disciplinary research effort focusing on the River Njoro watershed in Kenya, involving collaboration between scientists based in two Kenyan universities (Egerton and Moi), three US universities (University of Wyoming, University of California–Davis, and Utah State), and two Kenyan government institutions (Department […] Continue reading

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Horticulture: Issues, Activities, and Opportunities

Guidelines for Collaborative Research Support Programs (CRSPs)

Author: Rubin, D. | Publication Date: 2005
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These Guidelines have been prepared with joint consultation between US university partners and USAID to provide a framework for managing the CRSPs. They build on previous versions of such Guidelines and have been updated to reflect the changes in the Title XII legislation as amended in October 2000 as well […] Continue reading

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Effective Management for Collaborative Research Support Programs: Issues and Opportunities

Author: Miller, R.; Rubin, D. | Publication Date: 2003
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This report presents the findings of that review of CRSP management structures and operations. It also introduces issues for consideration by the Strategic Partnership for Agricultural Research and Education (SPARE), the Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD), the wider university community and the United States Agency for International […] Continue reading

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Administrative Management Review Submitted to USAID for the Pond Dynamics/Aquaculture CRSP

Author: Rubin, D.; Miller, R. | Publication Date: 2002
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Administrative Management Review Submitted To USAID for the Global Livestock Collaborative Research Support Program (CRSP)

Author: Rubin, D.; Miller, R. | Publication Date: 2002
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