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Policy Seminar

It Is Time

Key findings and policy options- seminar May 7, video now available

Policy Seminar

Why is Ending Hunger So Hard?

Ending hunger is difficult because it is a lengthy process that requires sustained policy attention and public resources at the same time that private markets are the arena for nearly all the decisions that matter. Central to this process is the food…

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IFPRI Roundtable on Next Harvest II

IFPRI’s 2014 report “GM Technologies for Africa: A State of Affairs” identified the lack of standardized and uniformly collected biotech data as a main constraint in assessing the overall state of Africa’s agricultural biotechnology capacity and in…

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Perspectives on Energy, Water, and Agriculture

Expanding access to clean energy in low-income countries is key to development efforts.  Taking innovative ideas found in U.S. research institutions and translating and scaling these innovations to meet the demand of developing country partners is…

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Donor Approaches to Political Economy Analysis

The international community is increasingly focused on political economy to determine the feasibility of pro-poor policies in developing countries. Consequently, more than a dozen donor agencies have developed political economy analysis tools to…

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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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Accelerating Progress to Overcome Malnutrition

Event organized by IFPRI and FAO Malnutrition, in all of its manifestations–undernutrition, micronutrient deficiencies, overnutrition--is placing an intolerable burden on individuals and communities, as well as on the cultural, social, economic, and…

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Innovations in Science and Policy

Transforming the Rural Sector for Improved Food Security IFPRI-IRRI Policy Seminar While food price shocks from 2007 onward brought food security back to center stage in global discussions, climate-related challenges affecting major food-producing…

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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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