• Staff Profile
  • Project Papers and Notes
    2020 Resilience Conference Paper 6 - Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security - May 15-17, 2014 - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Food systems face shocks varying in breadth and duration from a wide array of sources. These shocks can affect ...
  • Staff Profile
    Deepa Sahrawat joined International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in September 2005, as an Administrative Associate. She previously served as personal assistant to the Head, Germplasm Conservation Division, National Bureau of Plant ...
  • Discussion Papers
    Public agricultural extension systems often fail due to inadequate consultation of farmers about their information needs and poor understanding of their information search strategies. In discussing and implementing extension programs and advisory ...
  • Books and Monographs
    2nd edition Food insecurity, the lack of access at all times to the food needed for an active and healthy life, continues to be a growing problem as populations increase while the world economy struggles. Formulating effective policies for ...
  • Staff Profile
    Jenna Gordon joined IFPRI in November 2009 as a Senior Research Assistant. Immediately prior to joining IFPRI, she completed an dual M.S. degree in International Relations and International Communication at Boston University. She also holds a ...
  • Discussion Papers
    Addressing emerging global poverty, hunger, and malnutrition challenges requires prudent evidence-based policymaking at the country level. Capacity for generating evidence remains a major constraint in the policy process in developing countries. ...
  • Project Papers and Notes
    Capacity strengthening programs often do not achieve their intended objectives due to poor targeting of the participants and mismatch between the capacity needs and the capacity development activities. It is increasingly recognized that assessing ...
  • News
    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 ...
  • Discussion Papers
    Recently discourse has grown about the importance of partnerships for adding value to agriculture research, strengthening policy capacities, and enhancing food policy impact on global food security and poverty reduction. However, the literature ...
  • Event
    The all-day “Partnering for Impact: IFPRI-European Research Collaboration for Improved Food and Nutrition Security” workshop will highlight the achievements of the innovative research programs IFPRI and European partners have jointly undertaken. ...
  • News
    The workshop “Partnering for Impact: IFPRI-European Research Collaboration for Improved Food and Nutrition Security,” held on November 25 in Brussels, brought together 80 participants and close partners of IFPRI from European governments and ...
  • Project Papers and Notes
    2020 Resilience Conference Brief 6 - Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security - May 15-17, 2014 - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia In the wake of the food and financial crises of 2007–2008 and 2011, building resilient food systems to achieve ...
  • Staff Profile
    Dr. Babu was educated at Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa (M.S. Economics and PhD Economics). Before joining IFPRI in 1992 as a Research Fellow, Dr. Babu was a Research Economist at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. More about Dr. Babu ...
  • Staff Profile
    Teunis van Rheenen, a citizen from The Netherlands, is the Coordinator for Partnership in the Partnership, Impact Assessment and Capacity Strengthening (PIC) Unit. In this capacity, he is responsible for the development, enhancement, and ...
  • Project Papers and Notes
    2020 Resilience Conference Brief 13 - Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security - May 15-17, 2014 - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Although there is an increasing base of literature on extension and advisory services, their role in building ...