Agriculture is vitally important to poor and vulnerable people in developing countries, the majority of whom live in rural areas and depend on the land as a source of both food and income. Unpredictable weather, unstable markets, fragile natural…
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Small scale irrigation projects yield agricultural gains—but create unanticipated problems for women farmers in Tanzania.
Soil fertility management not only prevents land degradation, it boosts profits—so why are many African farmers reluctant to adopt it?
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…
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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 paper outlines the gaps and opportunities in research on climate, gender, and food systems.
A new report maps synergies and potential conflicts between the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.