What can development organizations do to counter the impacts of rising global economic inequality on the rural poor?
South Korea, Japan, Thailand, the EU, and U.S. offer lessons for China's rural economic policies, IFPRI Director General Shenggen Fan tells the China Development Forum.
The Third Elementary Education Project led to positive educational and work results for girls, yet appeared to lower boys' prospects.
Examining the role of rural women activists in bringing change to nutrition and food systems worldwide.
New mapping studies in Nature show child health and education trends in Africa at a granular level—the next step is putting this powerful tool to work to improve conditions on the ground.
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.