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In the News

Ethiopia Drought Warning (BBC)

IFPRI’s Paul Dorosh, Director of the Development Strategy and Governance Division at IFPRI, was interviewed on the BBC’s Focus on Africa program about hunger in Ethiopia. Though the BBC’s Sophie Ikenye mentioned that the number of people dying of…

In the News

Chicken Out (The Economist)

The Economist cited the research of IFPRI’s Derek Headey and Kalle Hirvonen in the December 12 issue. According to the article, Headey and Hirvonen found “that households which kept poultry indoors had a significantly higher rate of child stunting…

Press Release

Climate change threatens food production in the Philippines

Research finds a significant drop in food consumption, putting millions at risk of hunger December 5, 2015, Paris – If left unchecked, climate change in the Philippines may greatly increase the number of people who go hungry and negatively impact the…

Press Statement

Statement by Shenggen Fan on COP21

On the occasion of the climate talks in Paris, Dr. Shenggen Fan, Director General of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), has issued the following media statement:      November 30, 2015, Washington, DC – “Today I welcome efforts…

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