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New Book, Millions Fed, Showcases Best Approaches to Fight Hunger

Washington, DC —As heads of state gather in Rome next week for the World Summit on Food Security, a new book pulls together – for the first time – major successes in agricultural development that have brought millions of people out of hunger over the…

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Improving Agricultural Productivity, Markets, and Social Protection

The Key to Global Food and Nutrition Security Statement on the occasion of the 5th World Islamic Economic Forum, Jakarta, Indonesia The drastic rise in world food prices in 2007-2008 and the ongoing global financial crunch pushed millions of…

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New trade deal could boost Brazilian farm exports

Caps on subsidies and less distorted trade flows seen as key outcomes of a WTO agreement Geneva —With the financial crisis and economic slowdown focusing governments’ attention on the struggling negotiations at the World Trade Organization, ministers…

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Food Crisis and Health Go Hand in Hand

IFPRI Urges Greater Cooperation between Health and Agriculture Sectors Bamako, Mali —For the world’s poor people, agriculture and health are inextricably linked: agriculture affects health, and health affects agriculture. Lack of cooperation between…

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