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Africa News Tonight (Voice of America)

Africa News Tonight, a daily news radio program of Voice of America, interviewed IFPRI research fellow Mateusz Filipski for World Refugee Day. Dr. Filipski spoke about his research on the benefits of hosting refugees in Rwanda and Uganda. Refugees are…

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An Industry on Edge (U.S. News)

Senior Research Fellow Joseph Glauber gave a comprehensive interview with U.S. News on the importance of NAFTA on the U.S. agriculture industry and how changes to the Agreement can hurt American farmers. According to Dr. Glauber, agricultural trade…

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The Heat: World hunger (CGTN)

Suresh Babu, Head of Capacity Strengthening, appeared on CGTN’s The Heat for a special  on World Hunger Day. Dr. Babu spoke about the significance of hidden hunger, inefficient micronutrient intake, and how diversifying the biodiversity of a food…

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China Spins a Global Food Web From Mozambique to Missouri (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg quoted Director General Shenggen Fan in part two of their series on agriculture in China. The second article focused on China’s global food network, where Dr. Fan elaborated on China’s land acquisition investments in developing countries.…

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From famine relief to resilience (Reuters)

Suresh Babu, Head of Capacity Strengthening, authored an  op-ed  in Reuters about how robust food systems can improve access to food. The article explains that the resilience of food systems relies on political, institutional and agricultural…

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Food for Peace Reform Act (Inside Sources)

Inside Sources published an op-ed by senior research fellow Joseph Glauber on the Food for Peace Reform Act, a bill introduced by Bob Corker and Christopher Coons of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Glauber argues that the Act will address two…

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Africa Food Trade (Voice of America)

Informal markets and street vendors play a critical role in many African cities. In a study of 11 African cities, 70 percent of households regularly purchase their food from informal markets. Danielle Resnick, senior research fellow, appeared on Voice…

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