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    The answer is—as usual—that it depends! This post is part of the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE) website’s coverage of the recent conference on “Water in the Anthropocene: Challenges for Science and ...
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    World Water Day 2013 begins the International Year of Water Cooperation. Today, we highlight an innovative research project that helps strengthen cooperation to protect and conserve this precious natural resource. Recently, villagers in ...
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    Every year, 1 in 10 child deaths—approximately 800,000—are the direct result of diarrhea. Of these deaths, 88 percent are preventable by guaranteeing access to safe drinking water and sanitation supplies. The situation is particularly dire in ...
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    Hunger is in the headlines. A drought that swept the African Sahel left 18 million people on the brink of starvation. A food price crisis prevented families across the globe from buying enough to eat. Civil unrest and natural disasters around the ...
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    The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) partners with Government of Germany to organize the international “Bonn2011 Conference: The Water, Energy, and Food Security Nexus–Solutions for the Green Economy” to be held in Bonn, ...
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    Tajik farmer Tomnissoi Davlat is worried about energy. “This year, I only harvested 500 kilograms of wheat per hectare. I’ve sowed my seeds too late because the fuel prices rose sharply at the beginning of spring. (…) Until I had enough ...
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    The theme of this year's World Water Day (March 22, 2014) is “Water and energy.” IFPRI senior researcher Claudia Ringler highlights the potential role of water markets in the water-energy-food nexus under global climate change Drought and flood ...
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    This blog story by IFPRI senior researcher Lawrence Haddad was originally posted on The Guardian’s Global Development Professionals Network. Approximately 160 million children under the age of 5 are stunted. This means they are failing to grow ...
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    The following post by Avinash Kishore, Associate Research Fellow at IFPRI , is an excerpted version of a story that originally appeared on the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE) Agriculture and Ecosystems Blog as part of ...
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    Every year, the United Nations chooses a new theme to focus people’s attention when it comes to thinking about our planet’s water resources. This year, they selected “Water and Food Security”- a topic near and dear to the ...