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

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. 

This research was supported by ISPC-SPIA under the grant “Strengthening Impact Assessment in the CGIAR (SIAC).”