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Pulse CRSP Impact Briefs Available

The Pulse CRSP has launched a new forum for highlighting the impact of its research. They examine the economic impact of improved bean varieties and improved cowpea storage technologies in Latin America and West and Central Africa.

Impact Brief, 1:  Improved Bean Varieties in Central America and Ecuador Generate Economic Benefits to Farmers

 English version; Spanish version

This brief is based on the Ph.D. dissertation by Byron Reyes, The Economic Impact of Improved Bean Varieties and Determinants of Market Participation: Evidence from Latin America and Angola. Specifically, it draws from the essay “The Economic Impact of Improved Bean Varieties in Latin America: A Surplus Analysis.” The USAID-funded Dry Grain Pulses CRSP provided financial support for this research under the terms of Cooperative Agreement No. EDH-A-00-07-00005-00.


Impact Brief, 2:
Sustaining a Steady Flow of High Yielding, Improved Bean Varieties Through the Bean Research Network in Central America

English version; Spanish version*

This brief is based on the Ph.D. dissertation by Byron Reyes, The Economic Impact of Improved Bean Varieties and Determinants of Market Participation: Evidence from Latin America and Angola. Specifically, it draws from the essay “The Economic Impact of Improved Bean Varieties in Latin America: A Surplus Analysis.” The USAID-funded Dry Grain Pulses CRSP provided financial support for this research under the terms of Cooperative Agreement No. EDH-A-00-07-00005-00.


Impact Brief, 3:
Farmers in West and Central Africa Obtain Economic Benefits from Enhanced Cowpea Storage Technologies

English version; French version*

This brief is based on the study by B. Moussa, J. Lowenberg-Deboer, J. Fulton, and K. Boys (2011) entitled “The economic impact of cowpea research in West and Central Africa: A regional impact assessment of improved cowpea storage technologies,” Journal of Stored Products Research 47:147-156. The US Agency for International Development provided financial support for this research under Grant No. CR-9084-425215 entitled “Economic Impact of Cowpea Storage Technology in Senegal,” and Grant No. GDG-G-00-02-00012-00 (Bean/Cowpea CRSP).

* Spanish and French language versions are forthcoming.

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