40th Anniversary Blog Series

Working together to study collective action

CAPRi website 40th Anniversary Blog Series The following post by Ruth Meinzen-Dick, Coordinator of the CGIAR program on Collective Action and Property Rights (CAPRi), is part of an ongoing series of blog stories celebrating IFPRI’s 40th anniversary. Each...

Agriculture for Nutrition and Health

Gendered pathways and puzzles in agriculture-nutrition research

Last month I had the privilege of giving the opening keynote at the 5th annual LCIRAH conference.  The conference theme – “Agri-health research:  What have we learned and where to next” —inspired me to look back to the 1995 World Conference on Women in Beijing, how gender was conceptualized at that time, and what gender research has done to improve our understanding of the pathways linking agriculture, health and nutrition.


New facility to speed up zinc rice breeding in Bangladesh

HarvestPlus has opened a facility in Bangladesh to support faster breeding of zinc rice and train scientists in the use of advanced screening techniques. The X-ray fluorescence (XRF) laboratory center is located at HarvestPlus’ regional office in Bogra.

40th Anniversary Blog Series

Why should we make staple foods more nutritious?

The following post by HarvestPlus director Howarth Bouis is part of an ongoing series of blog stories celebrating IFPRI’s 40th anniversary. Each story authored by current and former IFPRI research staff highlights a key research topic through the years from…

Nourishing Millions

Submit your nominations for nutrition success stories!

IFPRI is pleased to invite you to nominate nutrition success stories for a new initiative on “ Nourishing Millions: Stories of Change in Nutrition.” Political commitment to address undernutrition has grown significantly, and translating these commitments into action has become a leading priority.