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Feeding the world in 2050

How researchers and policy makers can anticipate the long-term future of food security.

 Gwendolyn Stansbury, Shenggen Fan, Thomas Jayne, Milu Muyanga, and Derek Headey.
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Producing more with less?

Africa south of the Sahara is the only region in the world where rural populations are expected to continue to grow rapidly, with an estimated 48 percent increase in rural population density in the next 35 years. At the same time, smallholder farm…

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Mapping crops to improve food security

The following article was jointly written byIFPRI researchers  Weston Anderson  and  Liangzhi You  from the  Environmental and Production Technologies Division (EPTD)  and  Evgeniya Anisimova, communications specialist for the  CGIAR Research Program on…

Kenyan women farmers in the field.
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International Year of Family Farming

The United Nations declared 2014 the  International Year of Family Farming  to highlight the important global role family and smallholder farmers have in eradicating hunger and poverty, providing food security and nutrition, improving livelihoods,…

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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…

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