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Policy Seminar

Food, Forests, and Landscapes

Protecting Ecosytems, Feeding the Future | CIFOR-IFPRI Event The world faces the complex challenge of providing nutritious and affordable food to a rising population expected to reach 9 billion by 2050, without depleting scarce natural resources. In…

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Policymakers’ Responses to Food Price Crises

Results from a 14-Country Political Economy Study Increasing food price volatility since 2007, which is likely to continue and possibly amplify in the future, presents a major challenge for the world’s policymakers. While much has been written about…

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Input Subsidy Programs in Developing Countries

What Works, What Doesn’t, and Why? After having been largely eliminated by structural adjustment programs in the 1980s and 1990s, many African countries have reintroduced large-scale input subsidy programs. The subsidy programs’ benefits, however, are…

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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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Strategies and Priorities for African Agriculture

Agricultural growth is key to reducing poverty in Africa, south of the Sahara. That is why, in 2003, African heads of state rallied to form the pan-African Comprehensive African Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP), which works for sustained…

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