Why small commercial farmers hold the key to lifting low income countries out of poverty.
An approach aimed at supporting smallholders can put them at an economic disadvantage, research shows.
Distributing ID cards with basic eligibility information increased participation in Indonesia's Raskin (Rice for the Poor) program—leading the government to expand their use to other forms of social assistance.
Participants at an IFPRI policy seminar on how rural areas can be engines for development, boosting food security and living standards.
As the world's cities grow, so do the problems of the urban poor—exposing gaps in knowledge needed to devise effective policies.
At the IFPRI staff retreat, Shanta Devarajan of the World Bank explains how well-intentioned fixes for market failures too often result in government failures.
New research examines how personal preferences and real-world conditions shape people's economic decisions.
The urban poor depend on local markets and street vendors to feed their families, yet governments are indifferent and sometimes hostile to this essential economic activity.
A new IFPRI discussion paper outlines the challenges of building global food security in an era of global warming, especially for the rural poor.
Prospects for Argentina as it enters a hectic period on the international stage.