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IFPRI’s Mark Rosegrant Remembers Robert E. Evenson, Professor Emeritus of Economics, Yale University

Bob Evenson died on February 2, 2013.  Bob was one of three main mentors in my career, and probably the most influential, even though I never took a course from him.  Writing a paper with him amounted to a full-scale seminar. 

I first met Bob in 1976…

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IFPRI’s Mark Rosegrant Remembers Robert E. Evenson, Professor Emeritus of Economics, Yale University

Bob Evenson died on February 2, 2013.  Bob was one of three main mentors in my career, and probably the most influential, even though I never took a course from him.  Writing a paper with him amounted to a full-scale seminar. 

I first met Bob in 1976…

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Agriculture, Food Security, Nutrition and the Millennium Development Goals

In 2000, the member states of the United Nations committed themselves to creating a "more peaceful, prosperous and just world," to "free[ing] our fellow men, women and children from the abject and dehumanizing conditions of extreme poverty," to making…

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