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Revival of agriculture sector for food security (The Himalayan Times)

IFPRI's work was mentioned in an op-ed for The Himalayan Times by Gopal Tiwari and Deepa Shakya. The writers mentioned that IFPRI "has cautioned that Nepal's food security is in a tailspin" in a piece that examines recovery strategies following last year's…

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Why Zambia's Democracy Hangs in the Balance (Newsweek)

Newsweek and others picked up an article by Senior Research Fellow Danielle Resnick expressing the hope for Zambia’s democratic future. Zambia’s history at the polls has been tumultuous with opposition and violence. This year’s election is “a critical point in…

Press Release

Beverley Postma Joins HarvestPlus as Chief Executive Officer

Washington D.C., August 8, 2016 –HarvestPlus today announced the appointment of Beverley (Bev) Postma as HarvestPlus’ new Chief Executive Officer. In this role, Postma will lead HarvestPlus in strategy development and implementation, partner outreach and…

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Krumme Dinger (Die Welt)

IFPRI Director General  Shenggen Fan  was mentioned in a news  article  for the German newspaper Die Welt. Concerning a  new government study  that estimated an annual recurring total of $1,600 in food waste per American household, specifically fruits and vegetables…