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Sowing the Seeds of a Farm Boom in Africa (Bloomberg)

IFPRI's Maximo Torero, Director of the Markets, Trade, and Institutions Division, told Bloomberg reporter Alan Bjerga that regulations intended to help farmers can actually impede growth. According to the article, "Government rules are another…

Press Release

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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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