David A Raitzer

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Approximately 30% of the cultivated rice area in India is prone to crop damage from prolonged flooding. We use a randomized field experiment in 128 villages of Orissa India to show that Swarna-Sub1, a recently released submergence-tolerant rice variety, has significant positive impacts on rice yield when fields are submerged for 7 to 14 days with no yield(More)
Since establishment in 1971, the CGIAR community has invested approximately seven billion dollars in various research and research related activities. In an era characterized by scarce development resources, it is relevant to ask: Do the documented benefits from CGIAR research justify the total investment in the CGIAR so far? Although the CGIAR System has(More)
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