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Regional Strength as Global Strategy

To avoid future food price crises and cope with other emerging global challenges—and, ultimately, to thrive—people and governments in developing countries need to work together at the regional level. IFPRI’s new  West and Central Africa Office  in…

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From the Ground Up

The community-driven development approach (CDD) has become increasingly popular among international development organizations due to its potential to develop sustainable projects that are responsive to local priorities, empower communities, and more…

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SPEED Public Expenditure Data Now Online

In many developing countries, weak institutions and fiscal mismanagement often lead to poor access to and delivery of public services. Understanding the links between public expenditure and development can provide insights for poverty reduction…

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Old Ghosts Resurface in New Subsidies

Historically, many Sub-Saharan African countries have seen their fertilizer subsidy programs waylaid by administrative weaknesses and corruption. Donors and development partners now promote a simpler subsidy process that works through the private…

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The new politics of food & farming

The politics of food and agriculture are changing fast in the 21st Century. Farm lobbies remain as dominant as ever over policy within their own sectors in  OECD  countries, but in the realm of culture, the sophisticated elite that claim to speak for…

DG Corner – News from the Director General

Big bets for a world without hunger and malnutrition

The following post by IFPRI Director General Shenggen Fan  was  originally published on his DG Corner blog. While the international community works to set the Sustainable Development Goals, which will serve as guideposts for the post-2015 agenda, Bill…

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Global values for global development

Klaus Leisinger is Founder and President of the Global Values Alliance, Special Adviser on the post-2015 Development and Business Ethics to the UN Global Compact and member of the Consortium Board of the  Consultative Group for International…

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New resource launched to showcase IFPRI’s commitment to Ethiopia

Did you know that IFPRI has worked in Ethiopia for over 30 years? The partnership dates back to the 1980s, where IFPRI’s research originally focused on “famine and food insecurity.” More than thirty years and nearly 350 publications later, IFPRI has a…

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