The International Model for Policy Analysis of Agricultural Commodities and Trade (IMPACT) was developed at IFPRI at the beginning of the 1990s to address a lack of long-term vision and consensus among policy-makers and researchers about the actions necessary…


Institutional Relations

The Institutional Relations team serves as the liaison between IFPRI and external organizations, including donors, the CGIAR system, and relevant partners. The team also facilitates the Institute’s governance by supporting the activities of the Board of…

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Partnerships and Business Development

As a leading food policy research organization that partners for impact, IFPRI works closely with its stakeholders to pursue evidence-based food policy research solutions through high-quality multidisciplinary research and by translating its research outputs…



HarvestPlus seeks to reduce hidden hunger and provide micronutrients to billions of people directly through the staple foods that they eat. We use a novel process called biofortification to breed higher levels of micronutrients directly into key staple foods…

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Eliminating hunger and undernutrition is key to ending extreme poverty. Doing so will pave the way for achieving multiple Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


2020 Vision

IFPRI's 2020 Vision is a world where every person has access to sufficient food to sustain a healthy and productive life, where malnutrition is absent, and where food originates from efficient, effective, and low-cost food systems that are compatible with…


Gender and Assets

The principal goal of this program is to contribute to poverty reduction through policies and interventions that strengthen women’s control over critical assets by:    identifying the social, economic and institutional factors that facilitate or impede women’s…

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Capacity Strengthening Program

IFPRI’s Capacity Strengthening Program seeks to improve human, organizational, and institutional capacity and knowledge systems for providing solutions to food policy issues. The program generates new knowledge in collaboration with partners, and strengthens…