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).


Diet Quality and Health of the Poor

The focus of this research is on programs and policies to improve the diet quality, nutritional status, and health of mothers, infants, and young children in impoverished environments. The action-oriented research focuses on intervening to improve nutrition…


Food and Water Safety

“Food security exists when all people, at all times, have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe, and nutritious food to meet their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life.” (FAO 1996) Food safety and food security are…

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Program for Biosafety Systems

The Program for Biosafety Systems (PBS) is an IFPRI-managed program that supports our partner countries in Africa and Asia in the responsible development and use of agricultural biotechnology. PBS effectively addresses biosafety through an integrated program…