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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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    In the face of rapidly aging populations in some parts of the developing world, policymakers and development experts must take steps to ensure that older people can lead healthy and productive lives. In many parts of the world, old age is ...
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    The development community increasingly recognizes the many links between human health and the practice and products of agriculture. Some policymakers and practitioners are now pursuing opportunities for using these links to achieve both more ...
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    Global climate change poses particular risks to poor farmers in developing countries, but there are steps that farmers, policymakers, and researchers can take to minimize losses and adapt to climate change. Past emissions that are already in the ...
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    The March 2008 issue of IFPRI Forum features an interview with R. K. Pachauri, chairman of the IPCC, which won the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize along with Al Gore, on what climate change will mean for poor and rural people and what the next steps ...
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    Commentary Toward a New Global Governance System for Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition What Are the Options? Joachim von Braun and Nurul Islam The current world food and agricultural policy system is in disarray. For some time, we have observed ...
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    Prices are surging for food commodities worldwide, posing a tough policy challenge for developing countries—can they protect poor consumers without squelching new opportunities for farmers? Poor consumers across the globe are up in arms about ...