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Press Announcement

IFPRI Washington Headquarters is Moving

On April 21, 2017, IPFRI will begin the first phase of our relocation to 1201 Eye Street NW, Washington, DC 20005. Approximately 40% of IFPRI will move during this first phase, and the remainder will move in April 2018.   This is an exciting change for…

In the News

Is Exporting Maize Really Bad? (The Nation)

Bob Baulch, senior research fellow, authored an op-ed in Malawi's biggest national paper, The Nation. The article questioned the government's latest maize export ban. Baulch argues that the ban will have detrimental effects in Malawi by denying local…

In the News

Punjab Pol Promises Farm Loan Waiver

India’s Business Standard reported on a chief ministerial candidate in Punjab’s promise of farm debt waivers for drought-stricken Punjabi farmers, quoting PK Joshi for analysis. “Given that in the last two years there has been a drought in North…

In the News

Economists Say Foreign Activity Benefits US Food Sector (NPR)

In a story for NPR's All Things Considered, Joe Glauber cautioned how dire and inaccurate warnings about the perils of trade can worry U.S. farmers who benefit from access to export markets. "They get concerned when they read reports that Mexico now…

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