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Chicken Out (The Economist)

The Economist cited the research of IFPRI’s Derek Headey and Kalle Hirvonen in the December 12 issue. According to the article, Headey and Hirvonen found “that households which kept poultry indoors had a significantly higher rate of child stunting…

Press Statement

Preventing an Ebola-related Food Crisis

by Shenggen Fan Director General, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) October 21, 2014 –Washington, D.C. While the health impacts of Ebola are devastating, this recent outbreak is triggering a food crisis that may persist for decades,…

Press Release

The HIV/AIDS-- Food Insecurity Nexus

Experts Meeting to Discuss Evidence, Effects, and Action Cape Town—Policymakers, researchers, development experts and practitioners are gathering here from November 9-11 to discuss the critical links between HIV/AIDS, agriculture, hunger and…

Press Release

Breakthroughs in Crop Breeding Show Promise for Improving Health

Experts Gather for First Global Conference on How Agriculture Can Reduce Micronutrient Malnutrition in Developing Countries Washington, D.C.: Experts are gathering here to plot the future of a worldwide initiative to reduce “hidden hunger” or…

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