Currently, only 1 percent of Nigerian cropland is irrigated—leaving farmers at the whim of seasons and climate shifts.
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New research examines how personal preferences and real-world conditions shape people's economic decisions.
As famine grips four countries in Africa, an IFPRI panel discusses how to blunt its impact and head off future humanitarian disasters.
Lessons from Bangladesh and Ethiopia on how to build reslience into food systems.
A new book examines the diverse reasons behind variable growth rates among seven developing countries.
With food demand rising, it's time for local governments in Africa to embrace rather than quash informal food markets and vendors.
Famines are not the inevitable result of environmental conditions. The right mix of assistance and strategic support, sustained over time, can head off the next catastrophe.
A survey of rural communities in Nigeria shows how agricultural programs can encourage better use of ecosystem services in pest control.
Two papers show how political circumstances and institutional prerogatives limit public spending.
In 2015, the World Bank awarded a $100 million grant to Nigeria for the implementation of a public expenditure action plan to reform the country’s agricultural sector. The Nigerian Federal Ministry of Finance drew heavily from IFPRI’s research during…