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IUNs 21st International Congress of Nutrition (ICN)

  IFPRI is participating extensively in the 21st edition of the IUNS-ICN International Congress of Nutrition on October 15-20th in Buenos Aires, Argentina with the theme, “From Sciences to Nutrition Security”. Aiming to encourage the exchange of…

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Special Event

Washington, DC launch of the 2015 Global Hunger Index

Speakers: Maximo Torero, Markets, Trade, and Institutions division director, IFPRI Alex de Waal, executive director of the World Peace Foundation and research professor at Tufts University Connell Foley, director of Strategy, Advocacy and Learning at…


Together for Nutrition 2015

Transform Nutrition, IFPRI’s Ethiopia Strategy Support Program  and POSHAN (Partnerships and Opportunities to Strengthen and Harmonize Actions for Nutrition in India) are organising this one day conference in Addis Ababa. Bringing together national…

Policy Seminar

2010 Global Hunger Index: Book Release

Hunger and malnutrition severely impede global progress: undernutrition during the first 1,000 days of life (from conception to age two) is not only one of the leading contributors of global hunger, but also has largely irreversible consequences for…

Policy Seminar

School Feeding Programs: Evidence and Policy Lessons

School feeding programs have recently received renewed attention as a policy instrument for achieving the Millennium Development Goals of universal primary education and hunger reduction in developing countries. However, there is still debate among…

Policy Seminar

Why Poverty Persists

Poverty Dynamics in Asia & Africa Why are some people trapped in chronic poverty, while others are able to escape it? This policy seminar will provide an overview of the major findings and policy recommendations from a recently published book on…