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Food Security Policy Project in Myanmar- Research Outputs

Research Highlights Research Papers Policy Briefs Journal Articles Presentations Events Blogs Research Highlights: Ben Belton and Ellen Payongayong. 2016. The Myanmar Aquaculture-Agriculture Survey 2016. Food Security Policy Project Research Highlights,…


The Role of Information in Improving Rural Services and Governance

This workshop is jointly organized by the International Food Policy Research Institute’s (IFPRI’s) Strengthening Institutions and Governance (SIG) group and the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM) led by IFPRI. High…

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Special Event

Washington, DC launch of the 2015 Global Hunger Index

Speakers: Maximo Torero, Markets, Trade, and Institutions division director, IFPRI Alex de Waal, executive director of the World Peace Foundation and research professor at Tufts University Connell Foley, director of Strategy, Advocacy and Learning at…


Integrating political economy analysis into food security research

Why are seemingly optimal investments and policies for reducing hunger and poverty so difficult to achieve in practice? Although scarce empirical research or insufficient technical capacity may be partially responsible, a lack of political incentives…

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Sound institutions and good governance are central to improving agricultural productivity and reducing rural poverty, hunger, and malnutrition. Governance refers to how power and authority is used to manage the collective affairs of a community,…

Policy Seminar

Donor Approaches to Political Economy Analysis

The international community is increasingly focused on political economy to determine the feasibility of pro-poor policies in developing countries. Consequently, more than a dozen donor agencies have developed political economy analysis tools to…