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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
book

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…

booklet

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…

discussion paper

Rural and urban dynamics and poverty: Evidence from China and India

"Like many developing countries, China and India followed development strategies biased in favor of the urban sector over the last several decades. These development schemes have led to overall efficiency losses due to misallocation of resources among…

brief

Rural and urban dynamics and poverty: Evidence from China and India

This paper explores the dynamic relationship between the rural and urban sectors and the consequent impact on poverty in China and India, both of which followed aggressive urban industrialization paths in the mid-twentieth century. The bulk of the…