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    Complex policy problems call for complex solutions that require the involvement of multiple stakeholders. For example, both developing and developed countries have instituted multi-stakeholder water governance bodies on local, national, and ...
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    IFPRI launched the 2020 Vision for Food, Agriculture, and the Environment Initiative in 1993. It was designed to increase the uptake of research messages by the policymaking community in developed and developing countries, particularly after ...
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    Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) remains the only region of the world where food insecurity and malnutrition are growing. It is estimated that 50-60 percent of the countries will fail to achieve the hunger and poverty targets of the Millennium ...
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    One of the main goals of the genetic resource policy program at IFPRI is to assess the actual or potential economic impact of new seed-based technologies, constraints to their delivery and adoption, and conditions under which they are most likely ...
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    The Ghana Strategic Support Program (GSSP) is a research, communications, and capacity-strengthening program designed to build the capabilities of researchers, administrators, policymakers, and members of civil society in Ghana so that they are ...
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    In 2004 IFPRI and two partners, the Eastern and Central Africa Programme for Agricultural Policy Analysis (ECAPAPA) and the African Economics Research Consortium (AERC), launched the Collaborative Master’s Program of Science in Agricultural ...
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    The Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) is an African Union/New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) initiative to accelerate growth and reduce poverty and hunger in Africa. CAADP’s primary goal is ...
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    Ensuring optimal infant and young child feeding practices in children 0–23 months of age is critically important to improving children’s nutrition, health, and development. Measuring infant and young child feeding practices, however, is a ...
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    Ethiopia’s market reforms of the 1990s did not have the intended impact on agricultural growth and poverty reduction. Market constraints like high transaction costs limited the markets’ potential to catalyze production and growth and ...
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    In 2005, the Nigerian government launched Fadama II, a World Bank-funded project intended to increase the income of farmers, fishers, and other poor people in the low-lying floodplains, or fadama areas, where poverty is concentrated. The project ...
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    While they have since gone down slightly, global food prices rose significantly from 2007‐08,with some agricultural commodities even doubling in price. The consequences of the sudden rapid rise in food prices have been particularly severe for the ...
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    To address the adverse effects of climate change on poor people, who will be hit the hardest by a warming world, IFPRI maintains a strong research program that strives to find ways to ameliorate the consequences for the most vulnerable groups. ...
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    Countries can gauge their economic performance by looking at gross domestic product, but to assess their progress on fighting hunger, they must usually consider a multitude of indicators. To provide a simple way of ranking countries and ...
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    IFPRI’s agricultural trade liberalization work on the WTO’s Doha Negotiations has resulted in approximately 70 publications since 2004. IFPRI ex-ante impact assessment discussion paper #28 in 2008 by external evaluator Joanna Hewitt (“Impact ...
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    Since 2006, IFPRI has published the Global Hunger Index (GHI), an annual ranking and report that measures the state of hunger both worldwide and by country. In 2008, IFPRI—in collaboration with German NGO Welthungerhilfe and Irish NGO Concern ...
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    The Program for Biosafety Systems (PBS) is an IFPRI‐managed program that supports countries in Africa and Asia in the responsible development and safe use of agricultural biotechnology. PBS effectively addresses biosafety through an integrated ...
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    An ongoing IFPRI project is assessing the long-term impact of investing in preschool nutrition and the long-term costs of failing to do so. The project includes work in many countries, including the two studies—one in Guatemala and one in ...
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    A study in Haiti conducted by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Cornell University, in conjunction with World Vision, compared the impact on childhood nutrition of two World Vision programs providing food assistance and ...
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    As policymakers decide how to allocate public spending to achieve higher growth and poverty reduction, they need accurate information to provide a clear understanding of how public investments translate into development outcomes. To help meet ...
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    Rural poverty in Pakistan increased during the late 1990s after having declined in the 1980s and early 90s. One hypothesis suggests that this shift was caused by the downward trend in world commodity prices, including agricultural commodities ...
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    The Regional Network on HIV/AIDS, Rural Livelihoods, and Food Security (RENEWAL) was launched in 2001. Facilitated by IFPRI, RENEWAL is a growing regional network-of-networks. Currently active in Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Uganda, and Zambia, ...
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    The Regional Strategic Analysis and Knowledge Support System (ReSAKSS) is a large collaboration initiated and led by IFPRI. It was established to support the implementation of the Comprehensive African Agricultural Development Program (CAADP) of ...
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    IFPRI’s research on global agricultural trade negotiations focuses on how to include low-income countries in the world trading system in a way that will improve the food and nutrition security of poor people. To that end, IFPRI researchers ...
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    The Comprehensive Africa Agricultural Development Program (CAADP) is an Africa-wide framework for revitalizing agriculture and rural development, which was formulated in 2002 by the African Union Commission (AUC) and the New Partnership for ...
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    The Agricultural Science and Technology Indicators (ASTI) initiative is the most comprehensive source of data and information on agricultural research and development (R&D) and related capacity and investments in developing countries. ASTI ...
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    Uganda has been in the midst of a major transformation toward economic growth and poverty reduction since the late 1980s. In the 1990s, Uganda’s gross domestic product grew steadily by more than 6 percent a year, and between 1992 and 2000 the ...