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BRAC founder named World Food Prize laureate

IFPRI extends its heartfelt congratulations to BRAC Founder and Chairperson Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, who was just announced as this year’s World Food Prize laureate. Sir Fazle has worked tirelessly for more than 40 years to tackle poverty and hunger in…

40th Anniversary Blog Series

From famine to feast in forty years: Policy matters

The following post by IFPRI Director General Shenggen Fan was originally published in the Huffington Post. It is the first in a series of blog stories celebrating IFPRI ’s 40th anniversary. In the mid-1970s, the outlook for food supplies around the…

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Where do the world's hungriest people live? Not where you think

The following post by IFPRI Director General, Shenggen Fan, was originally published in the Huffington Post. If you were tasked to end hunger and malnutrition in the world, you might first ask: Where do such vulnerable people live? It may be a…

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Bangladesh Prime Minister calls for research to support development

The following post by IFPRI Director General Shenggen Fan was originally published on his DG Corner blog. Bangladesh has made remarkable progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDG). During my visit this week with Prime Minister Sheikh…

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Developing new strategies for nourishing the world

The following post by IFPRI Director General Shenggen Fan was originally published on the Huffington Post. This year's World Economic Forum provided an opportunity for leaders from all sectors of global development to look at new tactics in global…

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Ending world hunger and undernutrition by 2025

The following post by IFPRI Director General  Shenggen Fan  was originally published on Humanitas Global Development’s  Hunger and Undernutrition blog. Hunger and undernutrition can be eliminated by 2025. Meeting this aspirational target is an immense…

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Debuts of the 2014-15 Global Food Policy Report

This year’s Global Food Policy Report —IFPRI’s flagship publication—is the fourth in an annual series which provides an in-depth look at major food policy developments in the past year. The topics covered in the 2014-15 report are timely as we usher in…

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Big bets for a world without hunger and malnutrition

The following post by IFPRI Director General Shenggen Fan  was  originally published on his DG Corner blog. While the international community works to set the Sustainable Development Goals, which will serve as guideposts for the post-2015 agenda, Bill…

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