On the International Day of the Girl Child, IFPRI research shows the benefits of early health, nutrition, and education interventions—and the need for better data.
Search IFPRI Web
Inside Bangladesh's quiet revolution in fish farming.
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.
How to scale up a successful nutrition communications and education program.
Lessons from Bangladesh and Ethiopia on how to build reslience into food systems.
A special issue of Global Food Security highlights the importance of narratives in driving progress toward ending hunger and malnutrition.
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.
IFPRI research shows that maternal mental health problems, including depression, can harm child nutrition and health—and that helping mothers in this regard helps children.
IFPRI research shows that index insurance—which pays farmers automatically based on deviations from an index of rainfall and other factors—can improve the social welfare of rural communities.