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How to make Chinese agriculture more resilient to extreme weather events

Climate variability is increasing the frequency and intensity of extreme weather events such as droughts and floods. Linked to El Niño, the recent floods in Central and Southern China are a reminder of the negative impacts of climate change—it is feared the…

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Promoting strategic agricultural public spending in Nigeria

In 2015, the World Bank awarded a $100 million grant to Nigeria for the implementation of a public expenditure action plan to reform the country’s agricultural sector. The Nigerian Federal Ministry of Finance drew heavily from IFPRI’s research during its…

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Providing aid to refugee camps can benefit the host country’s economy

The Syrian civil war has forced millions of people to leave their homes over the past five years, throwing the issue of refugees to the forefront of public debate. Though far from being a new phenomenon, this has led to renewed interest in the question: what…

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