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New Research Shows Challenges African Farmers Face in Adapting to Climate Change

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Addis Ababa—The vast majority of African farmers interviewed for a recent climate change study perceived long-term changes in both temperature and rainfall. Surprisingly, however, more than a third of rural…

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New Study Identifies Farmers' Options and Obstacles to Adapting to Climate Change

Johannesburg—The vast majority of African farmers interviewed for a recent climate change study perceived long-term changes in temperature or rainfall. Surprisingly, however, two-thirds of rural South African households in the Limpopo River Basin and…

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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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