Catch up with the latest updates

People sitting at Africa Food Forum stage talking

AgResults and Land O’Lakes Venture37 Reflect on Gender Inclusion in Tanzania at #AGRF2023

September 12, 2023

When food systems are inclusive, understandable they are stronger, more resilient, and more sustainable. But the question of…

News

Poster with headshots of who is speaking at Africa Food Systems Forum

Exploring Gender Inclusion in Tanzania’s Dairy Sector at #AGRF2023

August 28, 2023

Building better food systems demands that youth and women play a central role—that’s what Africa’s Food Systems Forum…

News

Photo of fertilizer bags on the ground

Exploring the Post-Project PVA Maize Market in Zambia

October 17, 2022

Vitamin A deficiency is a significant problem in Zambia: More than half of Zambian children ages 6 months to…

BlogLearningZambia PVA Maize

a cow

Using Pay-for-Results Incentives to Support a Reduction in Emissions Intensity in Tanzania

June 1, 2022

By Sydney Maanibe Sydney Maanibe is a Program Manager at Land O’Lakes Venture37 based in Arden Hills, Minnesota,…

BlogTanzania Dairy

trophy icon

Impactful Design at a Glance: “Verification and Project Management”

August 16, 2021

This is the fifth and final post in a series to provide an overview of AgResults’ approach to…

BlogBrucellosis (Global)FMD VaccineIndonesia AquacultureKenya StorageLearningNigeria AflasafePrize DesignSenegal Crop Storage FinanceTanzania DairyUganda LegumesVietnam EmissionsZambia PVA Maize

puzzle piece icon

Impactful Design at a Glance: “Right-Sizing Prizes”

August 2, 2021

This is the fourth in a series to provide an overview of the five phases of AgResults’ approach…

BlogBrucellosis (Global)FMD VaccineIndonesia AquacultureKenya StorageLearningNigeria AflasafePrize DesignSenegal Crop Storage FinanceTanzania DairyUganda LegumesVietnam EmissionsZambia PVA Maize

icon of a box

Impactful Design at a Glance: “Structuring Prizes”

June 28, 2021

This is the third in a series to provide an overview of the five phases of AgResults’ approach…

BlogBrucellosis (Global)FMD VaccineIndonesia AquacultureKenya StorageLearningNigeria AflasafePrize DesignSenegal Crop Storage FinanceTanzania DairyUganda LegumesVietnam EmissionsZambia PVA Maize

icon of a scale

Impactful Design at a Glance: “Analyzing Feasibility”

June 16, 2021

This is the second in a series to provide an overview of the five phases of AgResults’ approach…

BlogBrucellosis (Global)FMD VaccineIndonesia AquacultureKenya StorageLearningNigeria AflasafePrize DesignSenegal Crop Storage FinanceTanzania DairyUganda LegumesVietnam EmissionsZambia PVA Maize

maize seedlings in a field

AgResults Shares Achievements and Findings During World Bank Webinar Series

May 3, 2021

These days, with the shift toward blended finance in development funding, Pay-for-Results (PfR) prizes and other pull mechanisms…

NewsBrucellosis (Global)FMD VaccineIndonesia AquacultureKenya StorageLearningNigeria AflasafePrize DesignSenegal Crop Storage FinanceTanzania DairyUganda LegumesVietnam EmissionsZambia PVA Maize

man with a phone standing in the brush

AgResults Joins Agrilinks Webinar to Discuss How Prizes Use #ICTforAg to Drive Sustainability

January 27, 2021

Funding for digital agriculture remains largely driven by donors: In 2018, donors provided $212 million for digital agriculture…

NewsTanzania Dairy

aerial view of rice paddies

Newest AgResults Prize Competition Aims to Strengthen Indonesia’s Aquaculture Sector

December 17, 2020

On December 17, the AgResults Indonesia Aquaculture Challenge Project, which uses a prize competition to engage the private…

NewsIndonesia Aquaculture

woman with a big bag

The Market Path to Reducing Post-Harvest Losses in Africa

September 29, 2020

By Brett Rierson, Harvest Agricultural Solutions, Ltd. Africa’s 180 million smallholder farming families lose more than 30% of…

BlogKenya Storage

field of corn stalks

Can Prizes Make Food Systems More Equitable?

March 8, 2020

By Jared Klassen Jared Klassen is a Program Officer for Agriculture and Food Systems Programs at Global Affairs…

BlogBrucellosis (Global)FMD VaccineIndonesia AquacultureKenya StorageNigeria AflasafeSenegal Crop Storage FinanceTanzania DairyUganda LegumesVietnam EmissionsZambia PVA Maize

group of people in a lobby

Interim Vietnam Competition Results Highlight Ongoing Progress to Reduce GHG Emissions

February 24, 2020

Three years in, the AgResults Vietnam GHG Emissions Reduction Challenge Project has had the opportunity to reflect on…

NewsVietnam Emissions

line of Vietnamese farmers

The Conundrum of Defining Pay-for-Results Prizes: When is a Prize Too Large or Too Small?

January 30, 2020

By Tulika Narayan, Abt Associates As the External Evaluator for AgResults, Abt Associates uses a mix of quantitative…

BlogEvaluatorKenya StorageNigeria AflasafeVietnam Emissions

Tanzania close out ceremony awarding a check

Nigerian Maize Sector Recognizes Role of AgResults Competition to Boost Crop Quality and Prices

September 19, 2019

On September 12, the AgResults Nigeria AflasafeTM Challenge Project held its official closeout event to recognize how the six-year…

NewsNigeria Aflasafe

four men listening to one man speak

The Benefit of Hindsight: How Market Systems Theory Could Have Predicted Aflasafe Uptake in Nigeria

January 18, 2019

This blog post was originally published on the BEAM Exchange blog.  Can we use market systems theory to predict…

BlogNigeria Aflasafe

man doing field testing

AgResults Shares Progress to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Vietnam Rice Production at COP24

December 3, 2018

As the impacts of climate change become clearer, it’s critical that decisionmakers from around the world unite to…

NewsVietnam Emissions

hands holding maize seeds

Prizes in Nigeria Pilot Exceed Projections

March 1, 2018

As of February, AgResults made its final prize payment for Year 3 of the Nigeria Aflasafe Pilot. We…

NewsNigeria Aflasafe

people holding checks on stage

Results Based Incentive Structures for Agricultural Development

February 13, 2018

Results-based incentive structures can offer donors an opportunity to enter into higher-risk markets that, if successful, could lead…

NewsNigeria AflasafeVietnam Emissions

a group of people holding a large check

Brucellosis Competition Awards Reach $1,000,000 As New Winners Are Announced

January 22, 2018

Judges have praised the quality of entries to the global Brucellosis Vaccine Prize competition, and awarded two final…

NewsBrucellosis (Global)

AgResults logo

AgResults Vietnam GHG Emissions Reduction Pilot Hosts First Interim Prize Award Ceremony

December 6, 2017

AgResults is excited to announce the first prize winners in the Vietnam Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Pilot. The…

NewsVietnam Emissions

man holding a bucket of alfasafe

AgResults to extend the Nigeria Aflasafe Pilot for another year

September 9, 2017

In August, the AgResults Steering Committee unanimously agreed to extend the AgResults Nigeria Aflasafe™ Pilot for an additional…

NewsNigeria Aflasafe

men standing showing

PVA Maize Promoted at the Zambia Agricultural and Commercial Show

August 28, 2015

The AgResults Zambia Biofortified Maize Pilot aims to combat vitamin A deficiency within Zambia through the consumption of…

BlogZambia PVA Maize

chart

Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Rice Farming

June 29, 2015

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has confirmed that anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs), which are…

BlogVietnam Emissions

poster of orange maize

AgResults Selects Four Millers to Launch New Biofortified Provitamin A Maize Meal Product in Zambia

February 6, 2015

The Secretariat of the AgResults initiative is pleased to announce the selection of four Zambian millers to participate…

NewsZambia PVA Maize

chart

G20 Leaders Express Support for AgResults

November 25, 2014

AgResults is a tangible example of efforts initiated by the Group of Twenty (G20) to create an inclusive…

NewsKenya StorageNigeria AflasafeUganda LegumesZambia PVA Maize