In the News

Agriculture-Led Growth Is Key To Pro-Poor Growth: Shenggen Fan Of IFPRI (Business World)

May 11, 2017

India’s Business World wrote an article on the role of agriculture in meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The article quoted Director General Shenggen Fan and Director for South Asia P.K. Joshi's comments that changes to the food system could provide not only greater food yields, but also could cut greenhouse gas emissions. The article goes on to explain how multiple SDGs can be met through agriculture by providing synergistic solutions for poverty, hunger and climate change. Dr. Joshi explains that private-public partnerships can help enable the spread of innovations and technologies to the agricultural sector.