Reforms are necessary to make cocoa farming—the foundation of the global chocoloate industry—profitable for the farmers. A discussion.
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The Indian government can do more to boost incomes and reduce risks for farmers. Some suggestions.
Consumers pay more for Fair Trade and Organic certified coffee. But only a fraction of that premium reaches coffee farmers in Ethiopia.
Smallholder farmers in the cradle of the global coffee industry face technical and market obstacles—and climate change.
Chapter 6 of the 2016 Global Food Policy Report highlights the need to adapt food systems to support nutritious and sustainably-produced diets.
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.
The CGIAR Research Programs on PIM and on Roots, Tubers, and Bananas (RTB) have been collaborating on reinforcing the gender focus in research
Imagine a world in which every box of Cheerios you opened tasted different. In developed countries, quality control measures to ensure that food products meet certain safety and quality standards play a key role in agricultural processing. These…
How can we find cost-effective, holistic, people-centered solutions to improve food security in Africa south of the Sahara? Speakers at a recent policy seminar at IFPRI’s Washington DC office revealed an innovative project underway in Tanzania that is…
Fungus-contaminated maize and groundnuts have been identified as the culprit for more than 40 percent of the disease burden in developing countries. Serious health concerns such as hepatitis and liver cancer have been linked to chronic exposure to…