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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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Fueling the fire

Ideas can fuel economic development, which is why legal protection for these ideas—in the form of patents—is an essential building block of a healthy economy. China, once the manufacturing hub of the world, faces rising labor costs due to rising…

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Mind the gap

Gender disparities are a pervasive challenge in many lines of work, including farming. Even as the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) was producing  The State of Food and Agriculture 2010-11, evidence on the importance of…

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Explore and create with Open Data

For the past three years, the Global Hunger Index (GHI), a tool designed to comprehensively measure and track hunger by region and country, has been published as  Linked Open Data (LOD). The GHI highlights successes and failures in hunger reduction and…

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Risky business

In the drought-prone regions of East Africa and parts of South Asia, a lack of water can be the most damaging factor to a farmer’s bottom line. Agriculture is a particularly high-risk occupation in these regions, and climate shocks such as drought can…

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Doubling down on a good investment

As the world’s population continues to expand, ensuring that food production can meet the growing demand is an ever-mounting challenge. Climate change, soil degradation, and volatile food prices further threaten food security at a time when increasing…

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12 killer facts from the Global Nutrition Report

This blog story by IFPRI senior researcher Lawrence Haddad  was originally posted on his Development Horizons blog. I have described the  Global Nutrition Report  as an evidence based treasure trove for influencing. You will have your own favorite stats,…

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Compact2025: New partnership for ending global hunger and undernutrition

IFPRI would like to applaud UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s leadership, with ICN2 and the Zero Hunger Challenge, in calling for a global partnership of multiple stakeholders to eliminate hunger and malnutrition. We at IFPRI congratulate FAO and WHO…

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Think we can't end global malnutrition by 2030? Think again

This blog story by IFPRI senior researcher Lawrence Haddad  was  originally posted on the Huffington Post. There is a public health crisis that is threatening the health and lives of men, women and children across our planet at an alarming rate, and the…

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