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Food policy indicators: Tracking change

This section provides updates on data generated by IFPRI research and illustrations of key trends. Indicators include investments in agricultural research, public spending on agriculture, capacity for food policy research, agricultural total factor…

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Assessment of the 2016/17 Food Insecurity Response Programme in Malawi

Following poor harvests in the 2015/16 cropping season in Malawi, vulnerability assessments found that nearly 6.7 million people, primarily in the Southern and Central regions, were likely to suffer from food insecurity before the next harvest. The…


Food policy indicators: Tracking change: Global Hunger Index (GHI)

The Global Hunger Index tracks progress in reducing hunger at the global and country levels. Calculated every year using data on undernourishment, wasting, stunting, and child mortality, the GHI highlights successes and failures in hunger reduction,…


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.…


2018 Global food policy report: Synopsis

The year 2017 was marked by increasing uncertainty amid mixed signs of progress. The world enjoyed a strong economic recovery, but global hunger increased as conflicts, famine, and refugee crises persisted. With the withdrawal of the United States…