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Agriculture Growth Rising, but May Not Sustain (Dawn)

Pakistan’s Dawn newspaper  reported  on a new  book  from IFPRI researchers  David J. Spielman, Sohail J. Malik,  Paul Dorosh, and Nuzhat Ahmad,  Agriculture and the Rural Economy in Pakistan: Issues, Outlooks, and Policy Priorities. Agriculture is a…

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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  …