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Bringing Cheer to Agriculture (Financial Chronicle)

Director for South Asia Pramod K. Joshi  penned  an opinion piece in India's Financial Chronicle that analyzed the impact of India’s 2017 budget on the agriculture sector. "Overall," he wrote, "the budget is pro-farmer and agriculture. It is an attempt…

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Research Presents Road Map for Agriculture as Nepal Adopts Federalism

Adjusting Nepal’s complex agricultural economy to the federalist system laid out by the new constitution will require some adjustment, but a new paper from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) proposes several policy measures to…

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Transforming African Economies for Sustained Growth, Poverty Reduction

International conference to discuss opportunities and obstacles Accra—Policymakers, African experts, and international researchers are convening here on May 10-11 to discuss important opportunities and challenges related to economic development,…

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Transforming Agriculture: The Case of Tomato in Ghana

Broad Discussion Launched on Future of Sector Accra—Farmers, traders, and processors are meeting Ghanaian and international academics, donors, and officials here on April 23 for a unique exchange of views on how to revive the strategic but ailing…

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New trade deal could boost Brazilian farm exports

Caps on subsidies and less distorted trade flows seen as key outcomes of a WTO agreement Geneva —With the financial crisis and economic slowdown focusing governments’ attention on the struggling negotiations at the World Trade Organization, ministers…

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New Global Hunger Index

33 Countries Have "Alarming" or "Extremely Alarming" Levels of Hunger Washington, DC —Thirty-three countries around the world have alarming or extremely alarming levels of hunger, according to the 2008 Global Hunger Index. The Democratic Republic of…

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India Faces Urgent Hunger Situation

New Reports Compare Country's Hunger Levels across States, World New Delhi —According to the first-ever India State Hunger Index, Madhya Pradesh has the most severe level of hunger in the country, followed by Jharkhand and Bihar. Punjab and Kerala…

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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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