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    In 1994, when Jean-Paul Faguet, then working at the World Bank, heard about Bolivia’s plan to empower local communities, he was skeptical. Although the plan was called Law of Popular Participation, it was designed by a small group at the ...
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    Public research institutions and private industry are increasingly joining forces to pursue agricultural research directed toward meeting the needs of poor farmers and consumers. Are these public-private partnerships simply a new development fad ...
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    Beginning in 2007, the world has suffered three rounds of high food prices. These crises were caused by a variety of factors—from extreme weather events to civil conflict—but poor policies by affected countries exacerbated the problem, according ...
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    IFPRI invites nominations highlighting interventions that have had a significant impact on food security. The Millions Fed initiative will facilitate improved agricultural development policy and investment decisions by documenting evidence on the ...
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    Genetically modified crops are often framed as the products of multinational corporations, but in poorer nations it is public research that is vibrant and attempting their development. Joel I Cohen analyzes the current state of research, key ...