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Global Response Needed to Rising Food Prices

Investments in agriculture, improved bio-energy and trade policies, and programs that target vulnerable people would reduce the threat of hunger By Joachim von Braun Director General, International Food Policy Research Institute The world’s poorest…

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Preventing versus Treating

Study Shows Acting Early Is Key to Combating Child Malnutrition Washington, DC —Preventing infants and young children from becoming undernourished is much more effective than treating children who are already moderately malnourished, according to a…

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Better Childhood Nutrition Increases Productivity

Study First to Show Improving Nutrition in Early Childhood Leads to Significantly Higher Incomes in Adulthood   Washington, DC —Feeding very young children a high-energy, high-protein supplement leads to increased economic productivity in adulthood,…

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Rising Food Prices Threaten World's Poor People

New report examines the impact of growth, climate change, and biofuels Beijing —Income growth, climate change, high energy prices, globalization, and urbanization are all converging to transform food production, markets, and consumption, according to a…

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The World's Poorest People Not Being Reached

New Study Examines Plight of Poor Living on Less than 50 Cents a Day Washington, DC —Despite much progress reducing poverty worldwide, a substantial number of the world’s poorest people are being left behind, according to a new report by the…