An ongoing IFPRI study examines how gender influences the communication of agricultural extension messages in Uganda.
Without robust agricultural R&D, Africa risks falling further behind other regions.
Newly-published research shows smallholder farmers in Uganda benefit when they watch instructional videos about proper techniques for handling potato seedlings.
Training, policy, and incentives can help systematically upgrade the region's farming equipment, IFPRI-IICA seminar participants say.
IFPRI Director General Shenggen Fan on how science and technology can help to feed 9 billion sustainably by 2050.
Agricultural Science and Technology Indicators (ASTI) program officially launched its new agricultural research and development indicators for Latin America and the Caribbean.
Every other week we read of a new water pollution scandal. Can we turn the tide of growing water pollution around?
This week, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) hosted an International Symposium on The Role of Agricultural Biotechnologies in Sustainable Food Systems and Nutrition at its headquarters in Rome. It has all the trappings…
The following post by IFPRI Director General Shenggen Fan was originally published on his DG Corner blog. While the international community works to set the Sustainable Development Goals, which will serve as guideposts for the post-2015 agenda, Bill…
This blog story by Jeffrey Dickinson was originally posted on the HarvestChoice blog. Jawoo Koo and Cindy Cox from IFPRI’s Environment and Production Technology Division also contributed to this story. Traditional household surveys often take weeks or…