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Progress in Reducing Malnutrition, Food Poverty (Financial Tribune)

The Iranian Financial Tribune used IFPRI’s 2016 Global Hunger Index to report that malnutrition in that country had dropped to 3.2% in 2016 compared with 5.1% in 1990, an improvement that, coupled with a GHI score that fell from 18.5% to 6.7% over the…

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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 farms,  but  …

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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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