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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

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.

2016 Global Food Policy Report: Toward a more sustainable food system

At the recent launch of the 2016 Global Food Policy Report in Washington, DC, IFPRI Director General Shenggen Fan saw something of a mixed bag for global food security leading into 2016. On the positive side, the international development community…

40 Years of IFPRI celebrated around the world

IFPRI celebrated its 40 th anniversary around the world throughout 2015. Receptions were held in Addis Ababa, Beijing, Dakar, Dhaka, Islamabad, and Lilongwe to mark this momentous occasion. These events were also an opportunity for IFPRI to recognize…