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Improving Information, Increasing Agricultural Productivity

IFPRI Receives $2.5 Million Grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to Support the World’s Leading Database on Agricultural Science and Technology

Washington, DC—The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) today announced it…

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Workshop Presents New Findings on Why Some Households in Rural Bangladesh Stay Poor, While Others Move Out of Poverty

Dhaka—Bangladesh’s high economic growth during the last decade has resulted in significant reductions in poverty. However, 36 million people—about one quarter of the country’s population—still face acute poverty and hunger.

Addressing this challenge…

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South Asian Women Farmers Reap Few Benefits, Despite their Significant Contributions to Agriculture

New Delhi—While women comprise nearly 40 percent of South Asia’s agricultural workforce, their low social status limits them from fully reaping the benefits of their efforts.

Overcoming this challenge is the focus of the two-day conference, “Women in…

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International Conference to Discuss New Technologies, Innovations, and Knowledge to Improve Agriculture and Livelihoods

Addis Ababa—Close to 200 policymakers, researchers, and representatives from the private sector, farmers’ organizations, and other civil society groups are gathering for an international conference to discuss exciting technological, institutional, and…

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Accelerating Growth and Raising Incomes through Agricultural Development

Experts, Farmers, and Policymakers Gather to Discuss Options and Strategies

Accra—Nearly 70 high-level Ghanaian policymakers, farmer representatives, and international experts convened a workshop today to discuss the role of agriculture in…

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International Conference Convened to Take Action for the World's Poor and Hungry People

Marks Halfway Point between Millennium Development Goal (MDG) Declaration and Deadline

BEIJING—More than 400 policymakers and experts from around the world are gathering in Beijing today for the three-day conference,Taking Action for the World’s Poor…

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