Training, policy, and incentives can help systematically upgrade the region's farming equipment, IFPRI-IICA seminar participants say.
A new brief shows it would take a fairly modest amount – $11 billion annually from donors and governments – to do the job. How that figure was calculated.
A new Science study shows providing free vouchers for water treatments to the poor screens out those who won't use them without deterring those who do.
At the UN General Assembly last month, world leaders reiterated their commitment to the 2030 Agenda—including commitments in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on ending hunger and malnutrition. How can policies on trade and markets now help to achieve these objectives?
New book shows the growth of microcredit in Bangladesh has helped lift some 2.5 million people out of poverty over 20 years.
Sluggish growth endangers the Sustainable Development Goal of ending poverty by 2030.
The estimated societal costs of non-communicable chronic diseases caused by unhealthy diets, such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease, are now greater than those due to undernutrition in most regions of the world. Furthermore, according to a study…
In December 2015, the World Trade Organization reached an agreement on the Nairobi Package, the latest set of rules governing global trade. The agreement represents some progress on several major agricultural and food issues that have held up previous…
IFPRI research sheds new light on migrant remittances and spending patterns among recipients living in El Salvador. Globally, remittances—money sent home from migrants working and living abroad—account for more than $400 billion a year. That’s no…
New discussion paper analyzes current growth slowdown affecting the entire global economy and suggests that today's optimistic projections may be overrated.