- Jul 10, 2012by IFPRI
IFPRI Director General, Shenggen Fan, announced Monday that Dr. Karen Brooks has been named as Director of the new CGIAR research program on Policies, Institutions and Markets.
- Jul 6, 2012by IFPRI
Researchers, practitioners, donors, and government officials gathered in Kampala Wednesday, June 27, for a workshop to showcase IFPRI’s ongoing research in Uganda and to facilitate discussions about current topics in agriculture and nutrition. Todd Benson, head of IFPRI’s Uganda Strategy Support Program opened the morning session.
- Jul 2, 2012
AGRODEP Launches Working Paper Series
AGRODEP has published the first paper in its new Working Paper series. Poverty, Growth, and Income Distribution in Kenya: A SAM Perspective, by Wachira Rhoda Gakuru and Naomi Muthoni Mathenge, examines the relationship between demand-driven shocks and income generation, income distribution, and economic growth in the context of Kenya.
- Jun 29, 2012
New Book Co-Written by IFPRI Researcher Looks at Emerging Development Issue
Recent research has revealed that the most crucial development in a child’s brain takes place in the first three years of its life. As a result, developing country governments have increasingly paid attention to the need for stronger early childhood education.
- Jun 29, 2012by IFPRI
IFPRI Researcher Leads Report Team
- Jun 25, 2012by IFPRI
International Collaboration Will Use IFPRI Data and Maps
The world’s population is growing, but its resources, including land and water, are finite. This means that if farmers are to feed 9 billion people by 2050—which would require them to roughly double current production—they will have to make their fields work harder without transforming forests and other precious ecosystems into additional cropland.
- Jun 22, 2012
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been the subject of buzz in the international development community as supporters are rallying funds, intellect, and awareness around the country’s intent to experience the same positive developments in child mortality as its neighbors and to begin filling in the gaps where there is a dearth of development.
- Jun 20, 2012by IFPRI
Major Events Spotlight Agricultural Innovations
The world’s population is growing and its climate is changing—at the same time, its land and water resources are running out. Two recent events at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) put a spotlight on how agriculture can keep up with these challenges.
- Jun 19, 2012by IFPRI
The CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions and Markets, which is led by IFPRI, launched its website today. Designed to provide information about the program’s research agenda, the site also highlights related events—including the upcoming priority-setting event set to take place in New Delhi on July 3, 2012.
- Jun 15, 2012
How the Nobel Laureate's Work on the Commons Can Contribute to Rio+20
Elinor Ostrom’s death on 12 June, just days before the Rio+20 conference, is an enormous loss. But her life’s work offers many lessons for the deliberations, decisions and path to progress at and after Rio.