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The Goldilocks dilemma of irrigation

Water management challenges are closely linked to many of the SDGs, especially those relating to poverty reduction, food security, and environmental sustainability. Proper water management is a particularly tricky balancing act to achieve.

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Weak grain exports and low oil price weigh on ADM (Financial Times)

Joseph Glauber, IFPRI senior research fellow, was quoted in a story by the Financial Times about grain exports. According to the article, a strong dollar led to fewer global buyers for corn, wheat, and other crops grown by American farmers. Reporter Gregory…

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Farm Subsidies Persist And Grow, Despite Talk Of Reform (NPR)

IFPRI’s David Orden, senior research fellow in the Markets, Trade and Institutions Division, was interviewed for an article by NPR’s Dan Charles about the effects of farm subsidies. Orden told NPR that some agricultural subsidy programs—including the…

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South Africa Corn Crop Withers From El Nino's Damage (Bloomberg)

IFPRI’s Maximo Torero, Division Director of the Markets, Trade, and Institutions Division, was interviewed by Bloomberg’s Alan Bjerga in an article about withering corn crops in South Africa. Torero told Bjerga that the Department of Agriculture forecasted…


The digital revolution in agriculture: Progress and constraints

The following post by Sara Gustafson was originally published on the Food Security Portal. The surge in digital technologies available over the past few decades has transformed virtually every sector of the global economy, and agriculture is no exception…