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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…

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…


Improving Food Systems for Better Lives

Conference organized by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the European Commission (EC), and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) on June 2, 2015. Making our food systems more nutritious,…

Press Statement

Preventing an Ebola-related Food Crisis

by Shenggen Fan Director General, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) October 21, 2014 –Washington, D.C. While the health impacts of Ebola are devastating, this recent outbreak is triggering a food crisis that may persist for decades,…

Group of Indonesian children eating out of cups

Social Protection

Social protection programs are a powerful strategy for alleviating poverty. They include conditional and unconditional cash transfers, food rations, public works programs, school feeding, and targeted programs to the elderly and disabled.  By…