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International Women’s Day 2018

SPOTLIGHT “The Time is Now: Rural and Urban Activists Transforming Women’s Lives” IFPRI is spotlighting our work related to closing gender gaps in agriculture, poverty, and health around the world. Research plays an important role by providing the…


IFPRI at 11th WTO Ministerial Conference

Senior officials, economists, and experts from the 164 member countries of the World Trade Organization will gather in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from December 10–13, 2017, for the WTO's Eleventh Ministerial Conference (MC11)—the biannual meeting of the…



COP23 The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change will convene the 23rd annual Conference of the Parties (COP) meetings to advance the implementation of the Paris Climate Accord. IFPRI researchers will join global discussions to provide…


Feed the Future

THE POWER OF AGRICULTURE TO FEED THE FUTURE Partners for over 40 years, USAID and IFPRI have worked together to unlock the potential of agriculture to end hunger, malnutrition, and extreme poverty. In 2010, the US government launched Feed the…


Fighting Famine

Highlighting IFPRI's work on reducing famine and chronic hunger.


Seed Systems and Markets

Systems and markets that provide farmers with access to seeds and planting materials lie at the heart of efforts to boost agricultural productivity and improve rural livelihoods in many developing countries. Seeds are the very embodiment of modern…

Refugees line up at the UNHCR registration center in Tripoli, Lebanon.

Conflict and Food Security

The relationship between conflict and food security is complex and dynamic. As recent IFPRI research has shown, food insecurity can be both a cause and consequence of conflict. Conflict often reduces food availability and access when agricultural…

Mother and children outside of thatched hut in Northern Senegal.


IFPRI  has a dedicated impact assessment unit, within the Director General’s Office, working on achieving these challenging objectives by taking the following actions in three important areas: Conduct integrated assessments of  IFPRI ’s past research at…



Trade connects regions with an abundant and inexpensive supply of goods to regions with strong demand, contributing to food security by helping to reduce supply and demand imbalances. Trade has the potential to provide better income for farmers and…