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Press Statement

Shenggen Fan statement on Sustainable Development Goals summit

As world leaders agree to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) this week, which will anchor the global development agenda for the next 15 years, it is critical to keep the focus on ending hunger and undernutrition—a stepping stone to ending…

Press Release

We Can Halve Hunger, If We Change the Way We Do Business

By Shenggen Fan Director General, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) A decade ago, the international community committed itself to halving the percentage of people who go hungry. When world leaders meet next week to review…

Press Release

G8, G20: A “Business as Unusual” Approach Must be Adopted

To Meet the First Millennium Development Goal of Halving Hunger By Shenggen Fan, Director General, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Global banking regulation, the European credit crisis, and sovereign debt burdens are likely to…

In the News

Better Infrastructure Would Cut Food Waste (Wall Street Journal)

IFPRI’s  Mark Rosegrant, director of the Environment and Production Technology Division, told The Wall Street Journal that investment in both infrastructure and agricultural research is pivotal for Indonesia to continue its growth in food security.…