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Study: Refugees can boost host economies

Refugees in Rwandan camps increased the annual real income in the local economy by over $200 June 24, 2016, Washington, DC— Refugees can have a positive effect on local economies, according to a study published this week. Using data from two refugee…

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How to Grow a Weetabix (London Review of Books)

Contributing editor James Meek spoke with IFPRI's David Laborde about food markets and subsidies for an extensive piece in the London Review of Books. "And if, as predicted, the world population peaked at ten billion – could the planet support that…

Press Release

Report: bioenergy can support food security

Study challenges “fuel vs. food” argument that biofuels contribute to global hunger   June 14, 2016, Washington, D.C. —Energy and food security can be simultaneously improved through well-designed biofuel and bioenergy development programs, according…

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Obesity boom 'fuelling rise in malnutrition' (BBC News)

An article on BBC News   quotes  2016 Global Nutrition Report co-author and Researcher  Lawrence Haddad  saying, "We now live in a world where being malnourished is the new normal… It is a world that we must all claim as totally unacceptable.”