• Booklets
    The poems, stories, and essays in this booklet are selected entries from an Africa-wide youth writing contest on the theme: “A full food basket for Africa by 2020 / Un plein panier d’aliments pour l’Afrique d’ici ...
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    For the third time IFPRI has asked international youth to share with us their reflections on ways to overcome global hunger and poverty. The messages as we saw them in 2001 and in 2004 are renewed and repeated here—overwhelmingly so, since close ...
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    Eleni Gabre-Madhin, chief executive officer of the Ethiopia Commodity Exchange (ECX), describes how the ECX came about and what it means for Ethiopia’s farmers and traders.
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    “Africa may at last be poised to make real progress on achieving food and nutrition security. Although the number of Africans who are undernourished has been on the rise for decades and now stands at about 200 million people, a new ...
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    In September 2001 IFPRI and its 2020 Vision Initiative, in collaboration with partners, organized an international conference called “Sustainable Food Security For All by 2020” in Bonn, Germany. IFPRI drafted an initial action plan and obtained ...
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    “…Hoy día, 1.100 millones de personas viven con menos de un dólar estadounidense al día (el umbral de pobreza reconocido internacionalmente): 430 millones en Asia meridional, 325 millones en África al sur del Sahara, 260 millones en ...
  • Booklets
    The reform experiences of China and India-similar in some ways and different in others-shed light on the enormous potential for investments and policies in support of pro-poor agricultural and rural growth to fight poverty and malnutrition in ...
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    The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) was established in 1975. IFPRI is one of 15 agricultural research centersthat receives its funding from governments, private foundations, and international and regional organizations, most ...
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    “…Today, 1.1 billion people live on less than one US dollar per day (the internationally recognized poverty threshold)-430 million in South Asia, 325 million in Sub-Saharan Africa, 260 million in East Asia and the Pacific, and 55 ...
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    "...Today, 1.1 billion people live on less than one US dollar per day (the internationally recognized poverty threshold)-430 million in South Asia, 325 million in Sub-Saharan Africa, 260 million in East Asia and the Pacific, and 55 million in ...
  • Booklets
    “…Today, 1.1 billion people live on less than one US dollar per day (the internationally recognized poverty threshold)-430 million in South Asia, 325 million in Sub-Saharan Africa, 260 million in East Asia and the Pacific, and 55 ...
  • Booklets
    “…Today, 1.1 billion people live on less than one US dollar per day (the internationally recognized poverty threshold)-430 million in South Asia, 325 million in Sub-Saharan Africa, 260 million in East Asia and the Pacific, and 55 ...
  • Booklets
    “…Today, 1.1 billion people live on less than one US dollar per day (the internationally recognized poverty threshold)-430 million in South Asia, 325 million in Sub-Saharan Africa, 260 million in East Asia and the Pacific, and 55 ...
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    Poor people in developing countries struggle continually to fight hunger,malnutrition, ill health, and deepening poverty.The alarming spread of HIV/AIDS has made their struggle even more difficult. Hit by this syndrome, the poor lose their ...
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    It is easy to forget in the complicated world of global AIDS politics that for many people around the world, AIDS is one additional burden on top of many others. AIDS does not occur in a vacuum. People’s basic concerns remain the same as they ...
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    For more than a century, plant breeders in government-funded research centers have sought out crop varieties with characteristics that might help poor farmers in developing countries grow more food. They have painstakingly bred and cross-bred ...
  • Discussion Papers
    A methodology to produce disaggregated estimates of inequality is implemented in three developing countries: Ecuador, Madagascar, and Mozambique. These inequality estimates are decomposed into progressively more disaggregated spatial units and ...
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    In the past two hundred years, there has been much concern with the Malthusian race between population growth and food supply. So far, food has won: increases in agricultural productivity have exceeded population growth. The last century saw ...
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    Recent research from IFPRI and its partners shows the potential for income growth to improve nutritional status. Encouragingly, income growth indeed contributes to improved nutritional status in 12 countries studied. The authors show how ...
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    The HIV/AIDS pandemic in Sub-Saharan Africa has become increasingly intertwined with issues of food and nutrition. On the one hand, malnutrition and food insecurity may force households to adopt livelihoods that increas the risk of HIV ...
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    2008-2009 Annual Report Are food-security risks for poor people on the rise? Recent food-price and economic shocks have further jeopardized the food security of developing countries and poor people, pushing the estimated number of undernourished ...
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    The first decade of the new millennium brought significant positive change to Ghana. Hunger was cut in half and Ghanaians exercised increasing democratic freedom, making the country one of the most improved and politically stable in Africa. John ...
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    High in the Peruvian Andes, an unexpected and severe February frost wipes out the potato crop of hundreds of farm families toiling at an elevation above 8,000 feet. The farmers have no safety net; they’ve lost not only their current crop but ...
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    This essay focuses on trends reflecting the globalization of the international economy and on changes in agricultural markets. In this context it assesses how these factors are affecting developing countries and how, in turn, those countries ...
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    High food prices are not only causing a humanitarian crisis, but also putting at risk the development potential of millions of people. Global agriculture markets are undergoing structural changes, and the next three to four years will pose great ...
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    The recent food crisis, combined with the energy crisis and emerging climate-change issues, threatens the livelihoods of millions of poor people as well as the economic, ecological, and political situation in many developing countries. Progress ...
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    The world made significant progress on reducing poverty between 1981 and 2001 - the number of people in developing countries living on less than US$1 a day fell from 1.5 billion to 1.1 billion, or from 40 to 21 percent of the world’s ...
  • Project Papers and Notes
    This collection of policy briefs cover research results from a multicountry research program on rural finance policies for food security of the poor, 1994-2000. It offers lessons learned from IFPRI´s program on rural finance and household food ...
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    African agriculture is at a crossroads. The current high food prices and the instability they have provoked in several countries have added impetus for African countries to review their agricultural policies and programs. New agricultural ...
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    Globalization could and should benefit developing countries. But unlike a rising tide that lifts all boats, large and small, globalization is unequal. It has fallen far short of its much-ballyhooed potential to help the world’s poorest ...
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    “India’s strategy for reducing poverty and hunger has always placed a great deal of importance on the agricultural sector, reflecting the fact that 70 percent of the population lives in rural areas and the overwhelming majority of ...
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    IFPRI commissioned a series of in-depth case studies to look at how research findings are communicated to and used by policymakers. The case studies show that policy research can promote action that improves the lives of the poor. And they ...
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    El dramático aumento y la volatilidad de los precios de los alimentos durante el último año han sacudido al sistema alimentario mundial. Por lo general, tanto los gobiernos como la comunidad dedicada al desarrollo internacional han respondido ...
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    The dramatic rise and volatility of food prices over the last year have shaken the global food system. Governments and the international development community generally have responded to various aspects of the food crisis, but questions remain ...
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    Part of the difficulty in responding to the food crisis is the lack of credible and up-todate data on the impacts of food prices on poor people and on the effects of policy responses. Such information would allow international and national ...
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    In its pursuit of poverty alleviation and development, China has charted its own path, suitable for its own conditions. This path involves government leadership, social participation, self-reliance, an orientation toward economic development, and ...
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    This year some 30 million babies in the developing world-around 82,000 every day-will be born with impaired growth due to poor nutrition during fetal life. term. The authors examine each stage of the life cycle, from birth and infancy to ...
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    “In the past several years the changing world energy situation has generated intensive discussion about biofuels, much of it promising a source of environment-friendly energy that would also be a boon to the world’s farmers. At ...
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    Globalization could and should benefit developing countries. But unlike a rising tide that lifts all boats, large and small, globalization is unequal. It has fallen far short of its much-ballyhooed potential to help the world’s poorest ...
  • Booklets
    Les poèmes, les contes et les essais réunis dans ce recueil ont été envoyés dans le cadre d’un concours littéraire ouvert à tous les jeunes d’Afrique ayant pour thème “Un plein panier d’aliments pour l’Afrique d’ici ...
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    从1981年到2001年,全球在扶贫工作中取得了重大进展。人均日收入在一美元以下的人口数量从15亿降到11亿,即从占世界人口的40%降到了21%。然而事实上,几乎所有这些进展体现的都是中国和印度——这两个世界上经济发展最迅速的国度——在扶贫 上取得的成绩。中国经济的飞速发展、大量脱贫致富,以及印度稍逊一筹的进步,这些 瞩目的成就都值得进一步的研究。这两个国家的经历是怎样揭示了“如何进行有条不紊 的改革?”以及“在刺激发展、抗击贫困中何种改革最有效?”这两个问题的。以下三 ...