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IFPRI Blog

Tracking hunger and strengthening resilience

IFPRI has been partnering with German development agencies, universities, and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) for more than three decades to build the evidence base needed to effectively tackle pressing development issues.

2015 GHI map
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…

IFPRI Blog

Worst famines vanish, but blocked humanitarian aid still a problem

Countries that have significantly lowered their hunger levels tend to have one thing in common. "When you look at results over time since 2000, it's clear that the countries that have really made inclusive economic growth a priority have made…

In the News

Half the Kids in This Part of India Are Stunted (The New York Times)

The New York Times’ Nicholas Kristof included the Global Nutrition Report in his column about malnutrition in India. The column pulls from the report that a majority of children under five in Uttar Pradesh, India are stunted. View all years of IFPRI's…

In the News

Mapping the world’s hunger problem (Washington Post)

The Washington Post covered the 2015 Global Hunger Index with a series of maps to help readers gain a visual understanding of hunger worldwide. The article examines hunger severity, progress, world population growth, and the death toll from famine. …

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