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IFPRI Outcome Stories

Contributing to Improve Crop Productivity

Crops play a critical role in global food security as a source of food and feed. Every four years, the  International Crop Science Congress  hosts a forum for crop scientists from around the world to integrate current knowledge into a global context and…

IFPRI Blog

How to make Chinese agriculture more resilient to extreme weather events

Climate variability is increasing the frequency and intensity of extreme weather events such as droughts and floods. Linked to El Niño, the recent floods in Central and Southern China are a reminder of the negative impacts of climate change—it is…

Impact Assessment

Getting more impact from science, technology, and innovation

Progress toward improving food security and nutrition depends on effective and efficient agricultural research and development. How can scientific discovery, technology development, and innovation for food security best be fostered? IFPRI’s policy…

A farmer from Embu, Kenya, demonstrates the loading of maize grain into a metal silo for storage
IFPRI Blog

Three steps for tackling food loss and waste

An astounding  one third of all food produced  for human consumption is lost or wasted between the farm and the fork. Just think about that for a moment.

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