Press Release

What can be done about food and nutrition insecurity in the Arab World?

Manama, Bahrain, May 5, 2015—Child stunting, a result of malnutrition, is a larger problem than gross domestic product would suggest in nine Arab countries, while the Arab region as a whole imports more than 50 percent of its population’s daily caloric intake…

An irrigation system in a field in Mali
Press Statement

Statement by Shenggen Fan on World Water Day

by Shenggen Fan Director General, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) March 22, 2014 –Washington, D.C. On the occasion of World Water Day, it is imperative that all nations and stakeholders rise to the collective challenge of using water…

Press Statement

Preventing an Ebola-related Food Crisis

by Shenggen Fan Director General, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) October 21, 2014 –Washington, D.C. While the health impacts of Ebola are devastating, this recent outbreak is triggering a food crisis that may persist for decades, posing…

Press Release

New Partnership Launched at Davos to Improve Nutrition for Millions

HarvestPlus and World Vision sign partnership to tackle hidden hunger by scaling up access to nutritious food crops Hidden hunger caused by chronic lack of vitamins and minerals that can lead to stunting, infectious disease and death DAVOS, Switzerland…

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