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Former IFPRI Director Appointed to RBI Board (Times of India)

Former IFPRI director Ashok Gulati was named to the board of the Reserve Bank of India, according to the Times of India. Gulati was previously chairman of India’s Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices, and was director of IFPRI from 2001 to 2011. 

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Dr. Purnima Menon: Let's End Hunger for All

In the News Dr. Purnima Menon: Let's End Hunger for All Watch video! Feb 7, 2017 Purnima Menon Drew Sample Drew Sample Head of Media +1-202-549-5920 Topics Nutrition Countries India Divisions Poverty, Health, and Nutrition (PHND)

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Can Myanmar Sustain Growth Momentum? (Nikkei Asian Review)

The Nikkei Asian Review quoted a research blog post by Senior Program Manager Adam Kennedy that highlighted the need to boost agricultural productivity in Myanmar in order to raise rural incomes and reduce poverty and malnutrition. The article…

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Bringing Cheer to Agriculture (Financial Chronicle)

Director for South Asia Pramod K. Joshi  penned  an opinion piece in India's Financial Chronicle that analyzed the impact of India’s 2017 budget on the agriculture sector. "Overall," he wrote, "the budget is pro-farmer and agriculture. It is an attempt…

Press Release

Research Presents Road Map for Agriculture as Nepal Adopts Federalism

Adjusting Nepal’s complex agricultural economy to the federalist system laid out by the new constitution will require some adjustment, but a new paper from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) proposes several policy measures to…

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