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A close look at health-based conditional cash transfers in Tanzania reveals important nuances in how such increasingly popular programs work.
A new Science study shows providing free vouchers for water treatments to the poor screens out those who won't use them without deterring those who do.
How breastfeeding and related practices buttress children's health and growth in developing countries.
Evidence shows that breastfeeding support can make a big difference in children's health. This is the next frontier in sustainable development.
IFPRI found Alive & Thrive had a measurable impact improving breastfeeding in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Vietnam
The estimated societal costs of non-communicable chronic diseases caused by unhealthy diets, such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease, are now greater than those due to undernutrition in most regions of the world. Furthermore, according to a study…
Can microfinance institutions increase health insurance coverage among the poor? New research presents results from field experiment in Tanzania.
Every other week we read of a new water pollution scandal. Can we turn the tide of growing water pollution around?
Researchers from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) completed a first-of-its-kind rigorous evaluation of an integrated agriculture and nutrition program in Burkina Faso, a country where child undernutrition is common and the…