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Quantifying the cost and benefits of ending hunger and undernutrition: Examining the differences among alternative approaches

This brief examines estimates produced by several recent model simulations and frameworks that focus on the cost of ending hunger as well as progress toward other development goals—estimates that range from US$7 billion to US$265 billion per year. The…

Resilience for food and nutrition security
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Resilience for food and nutrition security

In recent years, many people and parts of the world have been hit by major shocks ranging from conflicts, erratic weather patterns, earthquakes, droughts, and floods to food price spikes. At the same time, poor people and communities remain vulnerable…

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Reshaping agriculture for nutrition and health

The fundamental purpose of agriculture is not just to produce food and raw materials, but to grow healthy, well-nourished people. One of the sector’s most important tasks then is to provide food of sufficient quantity and quality to feed and nourish…

Cover image of 2020 book, Reshaping Agriculture for Nutrition and Health
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Reshaping agriculture for nutrition and health

The fundamental purpose of agriculture is not just to produce food and raw materials, but also to grow healthy, well-nourished people. One of the sector’s most important tasks then is to provide food of sufficient quantity and quality to feed and…

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Urgent actions needed to prevent recurring food crises [In Chinese]

Recent trends in food prices—higher levels and higher volatility—mirror trends predicted by a number of experts. Given the complex web of factors influencing global food security, governments of developed and developing countries, as well as…

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Des actions urgentes s’imposent pour éviter les crises alimentaires récurrentes

Les récentes tendances des cours des denrées alimentaires – niveaux plus élevés et plus grande volatilité – reflètent les prédictions d’un certain nombre d’experts. Compte tenu de la complexité de l’écheveau des facteurs influençant la sécurité…

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Urgent actions needed to prevent recurring food crises

Recent trends in food prices—higher levels and higher volatility—mirror trends predicted by a number of experts. Given the complex web of factors influencing global food security, governments of developed and developing countries, as well as…

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The dragon and the elephant

During the past two-and-a-half decades, China and India have implemented a series of economic reforms that have led to recent growth rates of 9-11 percent per year in China and 8-9 percent per year in India. The rapid economic growth of the two…