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A young boy rakes away ground cover in farmland affected by wind erosion in Senegal.
IFPRI Blog

‘Let’s climate proof it’

As the impacts of our changing climate materialize and intensify, developing countries—and poor people who inhabit them—will be impacted first and to the greatest degree. Land degradation, desertification, and a dwindling global water supply pose…

IFPRI's Shenggen Fan greets H.E. Hailemariam Dessalegn, Prime Minister of Ethiopia, before both deliver opening remarks.
IFPRI Blog

Building resilience from within

“If the past is any guide, we will face a barrage of shocks, both natural and man‐made, in the coming years. In just the past five years, we have seen a major earthquake in Haiti; drought in the Horn of Africa; earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear crisis…

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Merging models to compare food security impacts of climate change

Much is still uncertain about the potential effects of climate change on agriculture, leading to widespread uncertainty surrounding the future of global food security. Leaving hunger to chance is not a plan anyone embraces, but how can people prepare…

IFPRI Blog

Disappointment in Doha

The UN Doha climate change negotiations, ending tomorrow (Saturday), have been tough going. As the bottom drops out of the carbon market, negotiators are locked in dispute about renewing the Kyoto Protocol to reduce carbon emissions (which expires in…

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