Product pricing plays a major role in the demand and ultimate adoption of a range of IPA’s initiatives. Especially in developing countries, price is often a deciding factor in people forgoing aid, even if the costs are low and the benefits are substantial. Many of IPA’s evaluations examine the relationship between product pricing and adoption, and aim to determine the most cost-effective balance possible.

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Regular handwashing with soap is one of the best ways to prevent diarrheal and respiratory disease, which are two of the primary causes of death among children worldwide.

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Poor sanitation is estimated to cause 280,000 deaths per year worldwide, despite the existence of simple, effective solutions.

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Aflatoxin is a toxin produced by a fungus that grows on certain crops, such as maize and groundnuts.