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    Most people would say that agriculture is for growing food, and on one level, they are right. Agricultural performance, after all, is measured in terms of production and productivity. The point of agriculture doesn’t stop there, however. At a ...
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    La demande de biocarburants est en augmentation sous l’effet combiné des besoins croissants en énergie, de la hausse des coûts de l’énergie, de la quête de nouvelles sources d’énergies propres et renouvelables et de la volonté de revaloriser les ...
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    Biofuel demand is increasing because of a combination of growing energy needs; rising oil costs; the pursuit of clean, renewable sources of energy; and the desire to boost farm incomes in developed countries. In turn, the need for crops—such as ...
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    More than 840 million people do not get enough food to meet their daily energy needs. However, far more—an estimated 3 billion people—suffer the insidious effects of micronutrient deficiencies because they lack access to more nutritious foods ...
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    Poor people and communities are being hit by shocks ranging from droughts, floods, and earthquakes to conflict and food price spikes, and these shocks are putting people’s food and nutrition security at risk. This brochure considers a number of ...
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    The Central Asian countries have enjoyed significant agricultural and economic growth and improvements in household welfare in the past decade. Nevertheless, its regional food systems remain highly vulnerable to global economic shocks, volatility ...
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    Global climate change poses great risks to poor people whose livelihoods depend directly on agriculture, forestry, and other natural resource uses. IFPRI’s climate change research focuses on the assessment of, adaptation to, and mitigation of ...
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    The Knowledge, Capacity, and Innovation Division (formerly ISNAR) works to improve the functioning of food and agriculture systems by facilitating knowledge management—the creation, accumulation, sharing, and utilization of knowledge—and ...
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    Would developing countries and their poor populations benefit from further trade liberalization under the World Trade Organization (WTO)? How have the different strands of globalization affected poverty and food security in developing countries? ...
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    In order to provide decisionmakers with the evidence they need to craft strategic agricultural technology investment decisions and policies, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has launched a two-year project to assess the ...
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    Dans le cadre de sa politique de décentralisation, l’IFPRI a établi des bureaux régionaux et nationaux dans différentes parties du monde en développement dans le but d’améliorer son efficacité. En tant qu’institut de recherche agissant au niveau ...
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    To help increase its effectiveness and as part of its decentralization policy, IFPRI has established regional and country offices in various parts of the developing world. As a global research institute, IFPRI believes its researchers should be ...
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    South Asia is a paradox. While the region’s high economic growth is a sign of continuing development, extreme poverty, undernourishment, and the deterioration of natural resources signify a need for better policies that target the poor. More than ...
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    Despite remarkable economic growth in the past 30 years, China remains a developing nation. More than 135 million people live on less than $1 a day, with the majority of those living in rural areas. Emerging challenges include increased regional ...
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    Agriculture has made remarkable advances in the past decades, but progress in improving the nutrition and health of poor farmers and consumers in developing countries is lagging behind. The CGIAR research program on Agriculture for nutrition and ...
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    Program Brochure Malawi ranks among the world’s most densely populated and least developed countries. Although gross domestic product (GDP) growth has increased in recent years, poverty and hunger are still widespread, with more than half of ...
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    Responding to a request from the Government of Pakistan, the Pakistan Strategy Support Program (PSSP), launched in July 2011, is a flexible country-led and country-wide policy analysis and capacity strengthening program. The program provides ...
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    Policies affect prices, and prices dictate how much poor farmers earn and how much poor consumers spend. Policies also affect the incentives driving the private sector and the way public funds are allocated across competing priorities. ...
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    The majority of poor people in developing countries rely on agriculture for their food and livelihoods. However, they are increasingly vulnerable and food insecure due to declining agricultural productivity growth, climate change susceptibility, ...
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    Input Subsidy Programs (ISPs) have made a big comeback in Africa. Introduced by donors in the early 1970s, ISPs were meant to help smallholder farmers invest in fertilizer and improved seed varieties, overcome limited access to input markets, and ...
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    Established in 2006, the Regional Strategic Analysis and Knowledge Support System (ReSAKSS) provides policy-relevant analysis, data, and tools necessary to support the formulation and implementation of evidence-based agricultural sector policies ...
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    Créé en 2006, le Système régional d’analyse stratégique et de gestion de connaissances (Regional Strategic Analysis and Knowledge Support System, ReSAKSS) fournit des analyses, des données et des outils adaptés aux politiques étudiées, et ...
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    The centrality of sound institutions and good governance in improving agricultural productivity and reducing rural poverty, hunger, and malnutrition has become widely recognized in recent years. Institutions are the systems of rules that ...
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    In 2002, the African Union Commission (AUC) adopted the comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) as one of the main components of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD). CAADP serves as a continentwide ...
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    Agriculture has the potential to drive wide-reaching economic transformation in Uganda. With nearly three-quarters of Ugandan households directly dependent on farming or animal industries, the agricultural sector is central to the Ugandan ...
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    Download Questionnaires and Manual (ZIP 3.9M) Women play a critical and potentially transformative role in agricultural growth in developing countries, but they face persistent obstacles and economic constraints limiting further inclusion in ...
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    至今,中国的改革开放已将近30个春秋,在此期间中国在经 济发展和扶贫减困中取得了巨大的成就。随着中国经济持续快速 的发展(2006年经济增长超过10%),新的挑战浮出水面:地区收 入差距日益增大,弱势群体的出现,土壤退化, ...