The Third Elementary Education Project led to positive educational and work results for girls, yet appeared to lower boys' prospects.
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Examining the role of rural women activists in bringing change to nutrition and food systems worldwide.
New mapping studies in Nature show child health and education trends in Africa at a granular level—the next step is putting this powerful tool to work to improve conditions on the ground.
Why small commercial farmers hold the key to lifting low income countries out of poverty.
Participants at an IFPRI policy seminar on how rural areas can be engines for development, boosting food security and living standards.
As the world's cities grow, so do the problems of the urban poor—exposing gaps in knowledge needed to devise effective policies.
At the IFPRI staff retreat, Shanta Devarajan of the World Bank explains how well-intentioned fixes for market failures too often result in government failures.
New research examines how personal preferences and real-world conditions shape people's economic decisions.
The urban poor depend on local markets and street vendors to feed their families, yet governments are indifferent and sometimes hostile to this essential economic activity.
A new IFPRI discussion paper outlines the challenges of building global food security in an era of global warming, especially for the rural poor.