A new paper suggests ways that natural capital can be harnessed to help meet the SDGs.
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U.S. cotton farmers want new subsidies – but at what cost?
The Indian government can do more to boost incomes and reduce risks for farmers. Some suggestions.
Research in Malawi shows that farmers are more likely to adopt conservation agriculture practices when their neighbors are using them—suggesting financial incentives can help to create a virtuous circle.
After years of giving street vendors free rein, the Zambian government cracked down to stem a cholera epidemic—sparking riots. Balancing basic sanitation with vendors' key economic role.
How should development organizations handle the double burden of malnutrition? An IFPRI discussion on the UN High Level Panel of Experts report, Nutrition and Food Systems.
A forum in Dhaka examines the promise and challenges of crop insurance for smallholders as a hedge against growing climate impacts.
Small scale irrigation projects yield agricultural gains—but create unanticipated problems for women farmers in Tanzania.
Tapping into the rising global demand for fruits, vegetables, and other horticulural products can help generate jobs and export earnings.
Currently, only 1 percent of Nigerian cropland is irrigated—leaving farmers at the whim of seasons and climate shifts.