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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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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Rosegrant to Present at Rio+20 Intersessional Side Event

IFPRI’s Mark Rosegrant will present today at an official side event of the 2nd Intersessional Meeting of UNCSD at the United Nations Secretariat in New York. He will discuss a current IFPRI project on the impact of…

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Food & Communication: Recipes for Development

On October 27, TEDxWashingtonCircle will host  three speakers  from different disciplines, who will come together and talk about their own experiences with development initiatives and share effective communication strategies. People in developing…

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Program for Biosafety Systems Launches New Website

The Program for Biosafety Systems (PBS), which is facilitated by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), launched a new  website  during its annual meeting in…

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iPad Winners Announced

IFPRI congratulates the winners of the two iPad2s, awarded to two people who took part in the  survey: The Potential of Agricultural Technologies, which closed on August 15. The two winners are: • Dr. Lalith Achoth, of Bangalore, India, and • Mr. Raoul…

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