We tracked 400 farmers for a full calendar year, exhaustively surveying them about their spending and income.
In a second straight year filled with challenges and uncertainty due to COVID, climate change, and inflation, we prioritized adaptation and innovation in supporting our clients to develop additional, diverse pathways to increased food security and better livelihoods.
There’s a set of common questions every direct-service nonprofit should answer to maximize learning, action, and impact.
Assessing the effectiveness of our integrated agriculture/nutrition intervention program targeted at families in Western Kenya with children ages 6-35 months
Central findings of Laterite study of tree-planting activity in Kenya, 2019.
Study conducted by evaluation firm Laterite, looking at the impact of One Acre Fund's grevillea (timber) tree-planting program In Kenya, 2019.
This report provides a detailed breakdown of One Acre Fund's program impact by country in 2020.
Summary of results for our maize and beans production impact study in Teso district, Kenya, 2017.
Maize and beans production impact study in Teso district, Kenya, 2017.
This study demonstrates the potential of providing planting date decision support to farmers, based on real-time forecasts of soil moisture, combined with climatological information on rainfall and temperature seasonality.
This report provides a detailed breakdown of One Acre Fund's program impact by country in 2019.
A look at our impact beyond immediate farmer profit by considering factors that are not easily monetized, but which bring meaningful changes in farmers' lives.
This report provides a detailed breakdown of One Acre Fund's 2018 program impact by country.
This report outlines the methodology used to measure our program’s impact on farmer resilience and also presents the results from the study conducted across six countries in 2017.
This report provides a detailed breakdown of One Acre Fund's 2017 program impact by country.
This article explores why we believe social return on investment is an underutilized yet surprisingly flexible tool for making strong resource allocation decisions that maximize nonprofit impact.
As an active partner with the U.S. government, One Acre Fund believes that foreign aid must be designed to maximize impact and value for money for taxpayers, while submitting to rigorous evaluation.
In addition to the randomized control trial (RCT), One Acre Fund uses the Difference-in-Difference (diff-in-diff) statistical technique to verify our everyday measurements. This memo covers our most comprehensive difference-in-difference studies.
This report provides a detailed breakdown of One Acre Fund's 2016 program impact by country.
Measuring farm profit is surprisingly complicated. This paper explains the assumptions we make when calculating farm profit, and why.
This report takes stock of One Acre Fund’s M&E as we complete our first decade of operation, highlighting lessons learned, methods we have refined, and areas for further improvement.