Intensification across household-farm types in Malawi Case Study

In order to apply our framework to concrete empirical examples, we have undertaken two illustrative case studies that illustrate how better analytic tools can provide enhanced decision-support for country-level stakeholders. The chief case study that we are currently engaged in is described, briefly, below. In this case study, we are using data from the AfricaRISING >> Read more

Strategic Policy Analysis

To better understand the complex dimensions of sustainable intensification (SI) and help producers and policy makers to address the inherent tradeoffs 


Understanding the Sustainable Intensification of Agriculture One of the best definitions of sustainable intensification is that articulated by the Montpellier Panel in which they propose that: “Sustainable Intensification is about producing more outputs with more efficient use of all inputs – on a durable basis – while reducing environmental damage and building resilience, natural capital >> Read more

Our Approach

The project brings together a large body of knowledge around the key socio-economic and environmental dimensions of agricultural intensification and strengthens the methodologies for how these can be quantified across a variety of empirical settings.