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    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 ...
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    Though the effects of famine can extend beyond a single generation, researchers have found that by and large, humans are surprisingly resilient in the face of such extreme nutrition shocks. While recent initiatives such as the 1,000 Days ...
  • Press Release
    18 June 2014, BEIJING, CHINA--A two-day international gathering has begun that centers on agricultural mechanization in Asia and Africa amid urbanization and economic growth. Today and tomorrow, researchers, policymakers, and private sector ...
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    Antoine Bouet is an IFPRI Senior Research Fellow. After decades of strong growth, is China’s economy starting to show signs of a slowdown? And, if so, what would this mean for the country’s national poverty reduction campaign and for the global ...
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    As news of the latest food safety scandal to hit China—rice tainted with the carcinogenic heavy metal cadmium—further undermines consumer trust in the country’s food system, IFPRI Director General Shenggen Fan asks, in an op-ed in the China Daily ...
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    This week, China and CGIAR are celebrating the 30th anniversary of their partnership. To celebrate IFPRI’s collaboration with China, the Institute has compiled the Highlights of IFPRI’s partnerships and impacts in China: Reducing Hunger and ...
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    We live in a fast changing world with fast changing trends: urbanization, globalization, industrialization, and more, all of which have a profound impact on the way food moves from field to fork along the agricultural value chain. Understanding ...
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    What do droughts, food price spikes, and weddings have in common? They all have the potential to drive poor people further into poverty. A new IFPRI discussion paper reveals that frequent socializing is an unexpected reason why the health of ...
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    China’s cities are attracting rural residents in droves. Since the 1990s, the number of Chinese migrating to urban centers from the countryside to find jobs has spiked. According to estimates, some 79 million rural residents migrated to cities in ...
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    As a result of the preference for males, China’s one-child policy has significantly impacted the country’s sex ratio. The ratio of males to females is about 6 to 5. The disparity has increased competition in the marriage market. The effect of ...
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    Chinese expansion and foreign investment in developing countries has garnered great attention due to China’s growing sphere of influence in the developing world. The lack of transparency and poor data on Chinese overseas investments and China’s ...
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    3rd CAER-IFPRI Annual International Conference Background China Agricultural Economic Review (CAER) is delighted to announce its third annual conference, which is being organized by the CAER editorial office and International Food Policy ...
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    China’s rapid economic growth has been sustained by a seemingly infinite supply of labor streaming from rural to urban areas. Economists and policymakers now debate whether China has passed the Lewis turning point, a shift from labor surplus to ...
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    A set of seven policy notes (see policy briefs under outputs) recently released by the International Food Policy Research Institute and its collaborators, including the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the Center for Chinese ...
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    Despite the significant role of “clustering” in China’s rapid industrialization, the survival of millions of small manufacturers that follow this business model is threatened by rising wages and a stronger yen, according to a recent article in ...
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    China has long been in the throes of demographic, economic and social change, with massive rural-to-urban migration, a growing middle class, and an emerging culture of entrepreneurship. In China’s rural communities, it is increasingly common to ...
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    Organized by Agricultural Information Institute of CAAS, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), and UK Department for International Development (DFID) Conference website For three days in June, high level Chinese policymakers and ...
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    In her book The Dragon' Gift: The Real Story of China in Africa, author Deborah Bräutigam paints an alternative picture of China's involvement in Africa's development that stands in sharp contrast to the commonly-held Western belief that such ...
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    Is China a rogue donor? Media reports about huge aid packages, land-grabbing, support for pariah regimes, regiments of Chinese labor, and the ruthless exploitation of workers and natural resources in some of the poorest countries in the world ...
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    Water resources continue to be a major constraint for China’s Yellow River Basin, a region enjoying rapid economic growth. Researchers have documented a link between access to water for irrigation and economic well-being: non-irrigated villages ...
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    Yellow River Basin region enjoys high economic growth, but faces many environmental challenges and high poverty rates in parts of the basin.
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    Conference website The Faculty of Economics of the Gabriele D’Annunzio University (Chieti and Pescara, Italy) invites submissions of papers and extended abstracts for a conference on small-and-medium business clusters in developing and ...
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  • Press Release
    Beijing—Income growth, climate change, high energy prices, globalization, and urbanization are all converging to transform food production, markets, and consumption, according to a new report by the International Food Policy Research Institute ...
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    BEIJING—More than 400 policymakers and experts from around the world are gathering in Beijing today for the three-day conference, Taking Action for the World’s Poor and Hungry People, to assess progress achieved in reducing global poverty ...
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     by Joachim von Braun, Ashok Gulati, and Shenggen FanWhat can the world learn from the process of economic reform in China and India? Does the sequencing of reforms matter? What lessons do the experiences of in these countries offer for ...