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Global, regional, and national trends

The 2016 Global Hunger Index (GHI) demonstrates substantial progress in terms of hunger reduction for the developing world. Whereas the 2000 GHI score for the developing world was 30.0, the 2016 GHI score is 21.3, showing a reduction of 29 percent…

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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…

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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…

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Ensuring human resource capacity to secure agricultural transformation

The preceding sections have assessed existing human resource capacity in SSA and key vulnerabilities needing urgent attention; the ability to build human resource capacity, however, depends on the longer-term financial and institutional capacities to…

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Integrating agricultural research into an African innovation system

This chapter explores the potential for organizing African agricultural research within an AIS framework. The first section evaluates the principal issues involved within the specific context of the region. The second section presents a concrete…

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