Jul 10, 2018 - Policy Output

What Is the Impact of NERICA Rice on Yields and Nutrition in Sierra Leone? Evidence from a Randomized Control Trial

CGIAR Independent Science and Partnership Council Policy Brief

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), in partnership with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and the Sierra Leone Agricultural Research Institute, conducted a randomized controlled trial (RCT) of NERICA-3 (an upland rice variety) in five districts of Sierra Leone to assess the effects on farmers’ yields and child nutrition.