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Social Marketing to Influence Public Behaviors

Social marketing is a proven behavior change discipline that first rose to prominence in the early 1970s. It has had a profound impact on influencing public behaviors that improve public health, prevent injuries, protect the environment, and…

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Building Resilience in the Face of Climate Change and Weather Shocks

As the food system grows more fragile, climate change and increasingly volatile weather are reducing agricultural productivity globally. There is an urgent need for strategies to build resilience for the world’s farmers to adapt to these changing…

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Aflatoxins: Finding Solutions for Improved Food Safety

Aflatoxins—a naturally occurring carcinogenic byproduct of common fungi on grains and other crops—pose a significant public health risk in many tropical developing countries. It is estimated that 26,000 Africans living south of the Sahara die annually…

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The State of Food & Agriculture 2012

Investing in Agriculture for a Better Future US Launch of The State of Food and Agriculture 2012, hosted by The International Food Policy Research Institute, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, and the Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in…

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Harnessing Agricultural Innovation for Transformative Impact

IFPRI Special Event with Dr. Rajiv Shah, Administrator, USAID You are cordially invited to join us for a special discussion with Dr. Rajiv Shah, Administrator of USAID. Dr. Shah serves as the 16th Administrator of USAID and leads the efforts of more…

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22nd Annual Martin J. Forman Memorial Lecture

Public-Private Partnerships Innovating to End Malnutrition Today, 1 billion people are undernourished and 2 billion are micronutrient deficient. The potential of the private sector to eradicate malnutrition is enormous, but requires an enabling…

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Food Security and Development in the Arab World

In Transition? While the Arab Awakening has brought much change and opportunity, the region remains highly vulnerable to shocks that contribute to food insecurity—one of the triggers of the uprisings. Stability hinges on Arab governments’ ability to…

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A New Path Forward

Agriculture and Food Security Strategy for South Sudan IFPRI is honored to welcome the H.E. Dr. Betty Achan Ogwaro, Agriculture and Forestry Minister of the world’s newest nation, South Sudan. The young country is eager to transform into a strong…

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2012 Global Hunger Index Launch Event

The Challenge of Hunger: Ensuring Sustainable Food Security Under Land, Water & Energy Stresses The Global Hunger Index is a comprehensive measure of hunger worldwide and by country and region. Although the proportion of hungry people around the world…

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