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Slow economic growth clouds fight against poverty (Dawn)

IFPRI Senior Research Fellow David Laborde 's study on the economic downturn's impact on combatting poverty was picked up in several newspapers, including Pakistan's oldest and most widely read English-language newspaper  Dawn and Bangladesh's Daily Sun. The…

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Irrigation on rise in Africa as farmers face erratic weather (Reuters)

IFPRI Senior Research Fellow Ruth Meinzen-Dick and Research Fellow Dawit Mekonnen were both mentioned in a Reuters article about irrigation. Published on the heels of World Water Week, the article was picked up by The Daily Mail and other outlets. The…

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US food versus fuel: a debate losing its rage (Financial Times)

IFPRI Senior Research Fellow Joseph Glauber, who previously served as the chief economist at the USDA, was quoted in a story from The Financial Times about the food vs. fuel argument surrounding corn and biofuels. Said Glauber: "“What strikes is how ethanol…

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Revival of agriculture sector for food security (The Himalayan Times)

IFPRI's work was mentioned in an op-ed for The Himalayan Times by Gopal Tiwari and Deepa Shakya. The writers mentioned that IFPRI "has cautioned that Nepal's food security is in a tailspin" in a piece that examines recovery strategies following last year's…

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