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Arab Spatial Launches Food Security Blog

Online atlas expands to become forum for discussion, knowledge-sharing


Why rural women are integral in the upcoming climate change negotiations

Evidence suggests men and women experience climate change impacts differently.


Nutrition by the Numbers: Feeding the Data Revolution

On World Food Day, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation talks about their belief in the power of data for development, and the importance of how that data is used.


2014 Global Hunger Index

This year’s report focuses on a critical aspect of hunger that is often overlooked: hidden hunger.

2014 Global Hunger Index

2020 Resilience Conference

IFPRI 2020 Conference: Side Event on Enhancing Resilience in African Drylands: Toward a Shared Development Agenda

PIM's Director Karen Brooks will facilitate a side event of the IFPRI 2020 Conference, "Enhancing Resilience in African Drylands: Toward a Shared Development Agenda", organized by World Bank, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). 

The Hunger Project Field Visit

The Hunger Project Invites Conference Participants to May 14 Field Trip to Epicenter

The Hunger Project invites 2020 Conference Participants to see resilience-in-action at the Debre Lebanos epicenter in Ethiopia – one of 120 epicenters across Africa, mobilizing nearly 2 million Africans in a process of gender-focused, integrated rural development.

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Climate Smart Solutions for African Farmers : The time is now!

Cross-posted from Better management of agricultural risk today can help farming systems adapt to increased weather and climate extremes in the future. More extreme floods, storms and drought. Increased outbreaks of pests and disease. And even more uncertainty about what the growing season will bring. Climate change will likely heighten these risks to agriculture, >> Read more

Working Paper 9: Maize yield response to nitrogen in Malawi’s smallholder production systems

This working paper reviews the research evidence on the factors known to be affecting the efficiency with which Malawian farmers use nitrogen fertilizer on maize. It is our position that such factors, along with non-random aspects of most trials, might explain the large gaps observed between researcher-managed plots and farmer-managed fields. In addition, the paper provides >> Read more


Women’s land ownership and decision-making

Do women landowners manage the plots of land that they own?  There has been surprisingly little research on this question, although the answer is crucial to investigating whether there are gender differences in productivity or the adoption of new technology, among other issues.  This lacuna in the knowledge base is due to several factors, including >> Read more