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Homegrown Nutrition Works in Burkina Faso

Study could have profound effects on the overall health of some of the world’s most undernourished populations   March 22, 2016, Washington, D.C. —A recent study out of Burkina Faso shows that integrating nutrition and health education and women’s empowerment…

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EU suspends aid to Burundi's government (The Guardian)

Burundi’s UNICEF representative Bo Viktor Nylund cited the  Global Hunger Index  in  an article for The Guardian  about the European Union suspending direct financial aid to Burundi. “Before the crisis, the Global Hunger Index had already rated Burundi as the…

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A green evolution (The Economist)

IFPRI Africa Director Ousmane Badiane and Director of the Markets, Trade, and Institutions Division Maximo Torero  appeared in an article for The Economist about how technology, innovation, and "decent" governments are contributing to prosperity in Africa…

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Paul Dorosh on the African Drought (Voice of America News)

Development Strategy and Governance Division Director Paul Dorosh joined the Voice of America's Vincent Makori to discuss the drought faced by many in Africa. The discussion, which focused in Ethiopia in particular, aired on VOA's Africa54 program. Dorosh…

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More U.S. Cotton Subsidies May Attract Brazil Dispute (POLITICO)

Joe Glauber, senior research fellow in MTID, was quoted in POLITICO in today's " Morning Agriculture " round-up on agriculture and food policy. Wrote POLITICO's Helena Bottemiller Evich: "Brazil is likely to file a case against the U.S. should it decide to…

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Weak grain exports and low oil price weigh on ADM (Financial Times)

Joseph Glauber, IFPRI senior research fellow, was quoted in a story by the Financial Times about grain exports. According to the article, a strong dollar led to fewer global buyers for corn, wheat, and other crops grown by American farmers. Reporter Gregory…