Soil fertility management not only prevents land degradation, it boosts profits—so why are many African farmers reluctant to adopt it?
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U.S. corn farmers have largely avoided rising temperatures during growing seasons. What happens when climate change kicks in?
One way to preserve groundwater – get consumers thinking about their own water use, and their neighbors', with a cooperative game.
A new report maps synergies and potential conflicts between the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
A new IFPRI discussion paper outlines the challenges of building global food security in an era of global warming, especially for the rural poor.
With IFPRI's input, stakeholders from Colombia's agriculture, forestry, and land use sectors worked together in an innovative, collaborative process to plan out ways to reduce carbon emissions under the Paris climate agreement.
An IFPRI trial in Bangladesh shows that index-based insurance—with payouts based on weather data or other benchmarks rather than actual losses—has benefits beyond mere compensation.
China is spending $450 billion to modernize agriculture. Why some of that should go to promoting sustainable practices such as ecosystem-based pest control.
Agriculture has stewardship over much of the world's freshwater. Some recommendations to achieve long-term sustainability in agricultural water management.
Development programs should not assume merely addressing gender is enough to empower women: a more nuanced approach is needed.