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Food policy indicators: Tracking change: Agricultural Total Factor Productivity (TFP)

Total factor productivity (TFP) provides a measure of the efficiency of agricultural production, allowing for comparisons across time and across countries. This measure can help policy makers identify policies and investments to improve productivity.…


2017 Global hunger index by severity

Note: For the 2017 GHI, data on the proportion of undernourished are for 2014–2016; data on child stunting and wasting are for the latest year in the period 2012–2016 for which data are available; and data on child mortality are for 2015. GHI scores…


2015 Food policy timeline: Issues, actions and events

The Global Food Policy Report is IFPRI’s flagship publication. This year’s annual report examines major food policy issues, global and regional developments, and commitments made in 2015, and presents data on key food policy indicators. The report…


2016 Global food policy report survey

Over 1,000 individuals representing more than 80 countries responded to a Global Food Policy Report survey on perceptions about food policy and food security now and for the future, and on priorities among the Sustainable Development Goals. The…


Where in the World are GM crops planted?

The infographic shows the visualization of national areas and type of GM crops planted in 2013 using Clive James' ISAAA Brief 46 Global Status of Commercialized Biotech/GM Crops: 2013, and World Bank (WDI 2014) income level classification data. For…


2015 Global Hunger Index by Severity

The Global Hunger Index (GHI) is based on four component indicators: >> UNDERNOURISHMENT: the proportion of undernourished people as a percentage of the population (reflecting the share of the population with insufficient caloric intake); >> CHILD…