Publications: Senegal

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    Research has shown that children who receive adequate nutrition, particularly during their mother’s pregnancy until they are two years old—referred to by experts as the “1,000 days window of opportunity”—are less likely to die ...
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    ReSAKSS-Africa (Regional Strategic Analysis and Knowledge Support System) website is now ready with enhanced features to track progress in implementing the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP), including the target of ...
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    Land degradation—the loss of goods and services derived from our ecosystems, such as soil, vegetation, and other plant and animal life—not only poses a serious threat to long-term food security but puts wildlife diversity in grave danger. Taking ...
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    May 15, 2013, Dakar, Senegal—West Africa has sustained a solid pace of growth for nearly two decades—a welcome change after years of stagnation and decline. The strategic question remains, however: How can the region build on this success to ...
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    Today, IFPRI launches West African Agriculture and Climate Change, the first of three monographs on climate change and agriculture in West, Central, and Eastern Africa. The monographs result from a research project headed by IFPRI Senior ...
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    The new International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) book West African Agriculture and Climate Change uses sophisticated modeling and available data to develop future scenarios exploring the range of climate change consequences for ...
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    Press Release International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) April 2, 2013 West African policy makers should prepare for future challenges from climate change as they address the pressing needs of broad-based economic growth. Maize, ...
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    After several major transitions, Senegal succeeded in developing a multisectoral strategy to achieve sustainable nutrition outcomes. The country achieved significant results through a combination of actions, including a strong political ...
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    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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    The IFPRI West and Central Africa Office will host an official opening ceremony at its new premises in Dakar, Senegal, on May 17, 2011. This event will bring together a broad range of participants, including dignitaries from the governments of ...
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    Dakar—High-level policymakers, directors of international and regional organizations, private sector representatives, and leading academics and researchers from across West Africa and around the world are gathering here today for a colloquium on ...
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    Odds are 1 in 20 that a farmer in Senegal will have a farm equipped for irrigation, while in Asia, the odds are 1 in 3. Africa lags Asia and the rest of the world in almost every irrigation-related category, according to a recent study conducted ...