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Biofuel Policies Re-examined

As temperatures rose and crops withered throughout the US in July and August, the country’s corn ethanol subsidies came under fire. And the US is not alone. The use of food crops, such as maize, soybeans, and sugar beets, as fuel continues to generate…

IFPRI and Open Access

IFPRI is committed to ensuring that the knowledge it generates is easily accessible. And what better time to spell out this commitment than  Open Access Week , which runs from October 22-26, 2012? Check out IFPRI’s statement on Open Access, which…

Facilitating Long-term Investments in Agricultural Technology

After decades of declining food prices, recent food, fuel and financial crises have ushered in a new reality. As outlined in the International Food Policy Research Institute’s (IFPRI)  2011 Global Food Policy Report, food prices rose dramatically in…

Addressing Emerging Issues in Africa

Foreign direct investment (FDI) in developing countries has grown in importance in recent years, with increasing attention being paid to the potential impacts on agricultural development and food security for the developing world. In May, the FAO…

AGRODEP Releases First Edition of Bulletin

The  African Growth and Development Policy (AGRODEP) Modeling Consortium  released its first edition of the  AGRODEP Bulletin, a publication providing insights into major economic development issues in Africa. The Bulletin introduces research and…

New Website Highlights IFPRI's Research Communities

IFPRI is pleased to announce the launch of its new website,  IFPRI.INFO. The new site complements IFPRI’s main website, IFPRI.ORG, which has an institutional focus. IFPRI.ORG presents, for example, official research results and publications,…

The Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) have come together to develop a Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture…

P. K. Joshi Named New Director for South Asia

IFPRI welcomes a familiar face to the role of South Asia  director with the appointment of Pramod Kumar Joshi on February 1, 2012. After serving as the Institute’s South Asia coordinator from 2003 to 2006, P. K. became the director of the National…

Gwendolyn Stansbury Becomes New Communications Division Director

The new year brings with it exciting changes at IFPRI, including a new director for the Institute’s Communications Division. Gwendolyn Stansbury begins her role as the division’s director on January 3, 2012. She has been at IFPRI since 2006, serving…

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