Special Event

2015 Global Landscapes Forum

The 2015 Global Landscapes Forum  is the leading platform for bringing together individuals and organizations that have an impact on land use. The event is expected to be the largest meeting on the sidelines of the UNFCCC COP21.  IFPRI will participate on the…

Guest post

Towards next generation food policy research

The following story by IFPRI Board Member Simon Maxwell was originally published on his personal blog. We were asked at the 40 th anniversary conference of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) to think about the challenges for food policy…

Special Event

25th Annual Martin J. Forman Memorial Lecture

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) is pleased to host the 25th Annual Martin J. Forman Memorial Lecture with guest speaker Rajiv Shah. The event commemorates the significant impact on international nutrition by Martin J. Forman, who…

Development Horizons

IFPRI at 40: not singing along to elevator music

The following story was originally published on Lawrence Haddad's Development Horizons blog. When I joined IFPRI as a research assistant in 1984 IFPRI was only 9 years old (I was a bit older).  This past week IFPRI celebrated its 40 th birthday: looking back…


The EU refugee crisis: The tip of a global iceberg

The current refugee movements undoubtedly constitute a huge challenge, yet existing evidence suggests that economic impacts are likely to be small in rich countries. Likewise in the developing countries that host refugees, impacts can be positive if sufficient…


Compact2025 formally launched

The following blog story was originally published on the Compact2025 website. On November 18, 2015, IFPRI officially launched Compact2025, a bold new initiative to end hunger and undernutrition by 2025. Compact2025 works with countries to bring stakeholders…

Guest post

The four things you need to know about women’s land rights

At USAID, we know that addressing gender issues is essential in our work to end extreme poverty and create resilient, democratic societies. Period. Women are key drivers of economic growth and must gain access to and control of capital, land, markets…

Regenerated rangeland in Bahia Blanca, Argentina
Special Event

IFPRI at 40

2015 is a momentous year for IFPRI as we celebrate our 40th anniversary.