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New UC Davis MRR Innovation Lab Paper Explores How Digital Technology is Reshaping Rural Microfinance

Feb. 11, 2021

When M-Pesa launched as a mobile money service in Kenya in 2007, it quickly extended banking and money transfers to remote rural areas where there were no brick-and-mortar banks. Today, …

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ARE Professor Ashish Shenoy Co-Author of New Sciences Advances Article, “Falling Living Standards During the Covid-19 Crisis: Quantitative Evidence from Nine Developing Countries”

Feb. 11, 2021

New research co-authored by ARE assistant professor Ashish Shenoy reveals the economic ramifications of Covid-19 have affected vulnerable households in less-developed countries the hardest. The study, available in the most …

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ARE Distinguished Professor Ed Taylor Contributes to Successful Online Orientation

Nov. 25, 2020

50 UCD faculty members, including 16 in the CAES, ran a 3-day seminar series from September 25-27 as part of Aggie Orientation, welcoming new first-year and transfer students and providing …

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ARE Distinguished Professor and Director of the UC Ag Issues Center Daniel A. Sumner Testified Nov 18 at the State Assembly Committee Hearing on the Economic Impact of Wildfires for CA Agriculture

Nov. 17, 2020

Dr. Sumner, director of the UC Agricultural Issues Center and UC Davis Distinguished Professor of agricultural and resource economics will testify on November 18 at the State Assembly Committee hearing …

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ARE Researchers Co-Author New "Statistical Review of California's Organic Agriculture"

Oct. 21, 2020

Organic farming continues to expand in California and now includes more than 360 commodities, according to a new University of California report. The number of organic growers, acreage and farm …

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New Report Co-Authored by ARE Distinguished Professor Julian Alston Finds 10 to 1 Return on Investment in International Agricultural Research

Oct. 14, 2020

Society gains $10 in benefits, on average, per $1 invested in international agricultural research and development, according to a new report released today (Oct. 14, 2020) by the Supporters of …

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ARE Researchers Publish New Study in the Journal Food Policy Discussing the Future of Work in the Agri-food System in Developing and Developed Countries

Oct. 14, 2020

ARE Ph.D. candidate Zachariah Rutledge and ARE Distinguished Professor J. Edward Taylor co-authored a recent article for the journal Food Policy which discusses how work on farms and in the …

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Beekeeping Today Podcast Recently Featured ARE Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist Brittney Goodrich

Oct. 6, 2020

The weekly podcast, Beekeeping Today, recently interviewed ARE Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist Brittney Goodrich. Brittney spoke with hosts Jeff Ott and Kim Flottum about her research on almond pollination and …

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New AAEA Publication Details ARE Professor Kristin Kiesel’s Work Developing Important Campus Support Resource

Oct. 6, 2020

ARE Assistant Professor of Teaching Kristin Kiesel co-authored a recent article for the AAEA Applied Economics Teaching Resources describing the development of an online resource page for students, faculty, and …

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Webinar Series Examined CA Food Supply Chain During COVID-19

Sept. 22, 2020

The UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics recently hosted a special California agriculture COVID-19 webinar series. Recordings of the webinars …

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