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  • In the News

    Dr Ahmad Kaikaus Appointed Bangladesh Power Secretary (Energy Bangla)

      Energy Bangala  reported that Dr. Ahmad Kaikus, former Deputy Chief of Party of the Policy Research and Strategy Support Program (PRSSP) at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), has been made acting Power Secretary of Bangladesh.…

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    Should We Bet the Farm on Ag Robots? (Yahoo! News)

    Yahoo! News  republished a feature article from  Take Part.com  on the future of agriculture, quoting  IFPRI Senior Researcher David Spielman. The article weighs the implementation of technology in farming, which has proven successful on large…

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    Child marriage declines (The Daily Star)

    IFPRI's Bangladesh Integrated Household Survey (BIHS) was the main source in a front page article as well as an opinion piece in Bangladesh’s highest circulation English-language daily, The Daily Star. The articles used the survey data to highlight…

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    Taxing red meat may cut emissions and disease (Reuters)

    IFPRI Senior Researchers Keith Wiebe and Sherman Robinson, and IFPRI Scientist Daniel Mason-D’Croz authored an op-ed arguing that a carbon tax could significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and save lives by promoting better nutrition. They used…

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    Feeding the nation is a job for us all (Daily Nation)

    The Global Hunger Index was mentioned in an op-ed in Kenya's Daily Nation, the country's largest newspaper. The author, Nelson Maina, wrote how Kenya is among 50 countries where hunger levels remain "serious" or "alarming." Maina emphasized that the…

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