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Policy recommendations

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the 2030 Agenda are inextricably linked with one another. To reach Goal 2: End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture, there must also be progress on the 16 other…


2016 Global hunger index: Getting to zero hunger: Synopsis

The 2016 Global Hunger Index (GHI) report—the eleventh in an annual series—presents a multidimensional measure of national, regional, and global hunger. It shows that the world has made progress in reducing hunger since 2000, but still has a long way to go…

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The concept of the global hunger index

The Global Hunger Index (GHI) is a tool designed to comprehensively measure and track hunger at the global, regional, and country levels. The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) calculates GHI scores each year to assess progress, or the lack…


Revitalized agriculture for balanced growth and resilient livelihoods: Toward a rural development strategy for Mon State

The purpose of this report is to provide national- and state-level policymakers, private-sector investors, civil society, and donors with an analysis of the rural economy of Mon State and pathways to improved prosperity for its population. The analysis is…


Rural livelihoods in Mon State: Evidence from a representative household survey

The purpose of this report is to provide information and analysis to government, civil society, and donors interested in improving the well-being of the rural population of Mon State. Specifically, the report analyzes the different sources of income for rural…

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Impact of Clinton’s and Trump’s trade proposals

This analysis assesses the main presidential candidates’ positions on trade and provides an empirically based assessment of their trade policy proposals with regard to what has become an emotionally heated issue in the election campaign.