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Africa: Good governance and democracy make for better land use - Expert (AllAfrica)

AllAfrica’s Melissa Britz sat down with IFPRI Senior Research Fellow Ephraim Nkonya to discuss how governance can have an impact on land use in Africa. Said Nkonya: “We should start with governance first, to improve policies so that the people who are land…

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Why without consumers knowing what safe food is, food safety will remain a half-baked idea (The Economic Times)

IFPRI Research Fellow Devesh Roy published an op-ed in The Economic Times on consumer knowledge of food safety. “As of now, consumers do not know what is ‘safe food’ and how and where to get it,” he wrote. “Hence, the government needs to create a credible…

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The Middle East and North Africa must increase investment in agricultural R&D to feed a growing population

May 26, 2015, Washington, D.C. -- Many countries in the Middle East and North Africa will have to double, triple, or even quadruple their investment in agricultural research and development to meet the targets recommended by the United Nations, according to…

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