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.