Special Event

The New York Launch of the Second Global Nutrition Report

With: President Kikwete, President, United Republic of Tanzania | Minister Nila Moeloek, Minister of Health, Indonesia | David Miliband, President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee | Lawrence Haddad and Corinna Hawkes, Co-chairs of the Global…

40th Anniversary Blog Series

Working together to study collective action

CAPRi website 40th Anniversary Blog Series The following post by Ruth Meinzen-Dick, Coordinator of the CGIAR program on Collective Action and Property Rights (CAPRi), is part of an ongoing series of blog stories celebrating IFPRI’s 40th anniversary. Each...

Press Statement

Statement by Shenggen Fan for World Water Week

by Shenggen Fan Director General, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) August 24, 2015 –Washington, D.C. Water not only quenches our thirst, but is at the very foundation of our ability to feed the world. About 84 percent of global consumptive…

Policy Seminar

Road to New York: Keeping the SDGs' Agenda in Focus

By the end of September 2015, world leaders will agree on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which will anchor the global development agenda for the next 15 years. At the center of the SDGs are the goals to eliminate extreme poverty, hunger, and…

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The Policy Seminars listserv provides subscribers who live in the Washington D.C. area with announcements of seminars in IFPRI's Policy Seminars series.

In the News

Dodgy fertiliser is keeping Uganda hungry

The Guardian turned to IFPRI Senior Researcher Dr. Todd Benson for a story about how low-quality fertilizer is keeping food yields low in Uganda. Said Benson: “there aren’t any silver bullets in development, but probably the closest thing we have is…

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Agriculture for Nutrition and Health

Gendered pathways and puzzles in agriculture-nutrition research

Last month I had the privilege of giving the opening keynote at the 5th annual LCIRAH conference.  The conference theme – “Agri-health research:  What have we learned and where to next” —inspired me to look back to the 1995 World Conference on Women in Beijing, how gender was conceptualized at that time, and what gender research has done to improve our understanding of the pathways linking agriculture, health and nutrition.

Mother and children outside of thatched hut in Northern Senegal.


IFPRI’s high-quality, policy-oriented research, capacity strengthening, and communications activities have positively influenced the design and implementation of pro-poor food security policies in developing countries and in partner institutions. Through…