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In the News

South Africa Corn Crop Withers From El Nino's Damage (Bloomberg)

IFPRI’s Maximo Torero, Division Director of the Markets, Trade, and Institutions Division, was interviewed by Bloomberg’s Alan Bjerga in an article about withering corn crops in South Africa. Torero told Bjerga that the Department of Agriculture…

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Ethiopia Drought Warning (BBC)

IFPRI’s Paul Dorosh, Director of the Development Strategy and Governance Division at IFPRI, was interviewed on the BBC’s Focus on Africa program about hunger in Ethiopia. Though the BBC’s Sophie Ikenye mentioned that the number of people dying of…