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After years of giving street vendors free rein, the Zambian government cracked down to stem a cholera epidemic—sparking riots. Balancing basic sanitation with vendors' key economic role.
IFPRI research shows that the prices of high-quality foods including fruits, vegetables, nuts, meats, and dairy have risen sharply in Ethiopia over the past decade—a potential obstacle to efforts to boost nutrition.
The urban poor depend on local markets and street vendors to feed their families, yet governments are indifferent and sometimes hostile to this essential economic activity.
An IFPRI specialized search engine shows crisis-driven coverage may contribute to price spikes.
With food demand rising, it's time for local governments in Africa to embrace rather than quash informal food markets and vendors.
New IFPRI research maps the vulnerability of local markets in 27 developing countries to volatile global prices.
With the recent passage of both the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) in the European Union and the Farm Bill in the United States, the EU and US are headed down “divergent paths” in the way their agricultural policies support their own farmers.…
Amid a future of growing populations, economies, and changing diets, questions arise as to how current practices can meet future food demands. Aquaculture, also known as fish farming, may be key: It is expected that as much as two-thirds of all fish…
The following is an excerpted version of a story originally published on IFPRI’s Food Security Portal. The WTO Doha Development Round trade negotiations have been at an impasse since their launch in 2001, and have gotten particularly bogged down over…