Despite the trend toward cash transfers, many countries retain a mix of food assistance programs.
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As the world's cities grow, so do the problems of the urban poor—exposing gaps in knowledge needed to devise effective policies.
Despite the shift to distribute food aid via cash transfers, they are not a one-size-fits-all solution, a new World Bank report suggests.
Pregnancy carries more health risks for adolescent girls and their infants in Bangladesh than for older mothers, even when prenatal care and other services are provided.
Interpersonal counseling and other targeted efforts boost breastfeeding and childhood nutrition—and can be applied most anywhere, IFPRI research shows.
It's time for global institutions and national governments to take the rising public health threat of obesity and overweight seriously.
A special issue of Global Food Security highlights the importance of narratives in driving progress toward ending hunger and malnutrition.
An IFPRI program finds that distributing insecticide-treated mosquito nets to pregnant women is an inexpensive way to prevent malaria.
Research suggests living in close proximity to chickens may make children more prone to health problems. But water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) recommendations focus almost exclusively on human feces.
IFPRI found Alive & Thrive had a measurable impact improving breastfeeding in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Vietnam