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Highlights from the opening session of the 2020 Conference


Three things you need to know about sex-disaggregated data

We explain why collecting sex-disaggregated data is one of the most common approaches that researchers use to integrate gender in their research.


Food Security Futures conference ’2013: two Discussion Papers released

Two of four papers presented at the 2013 Food Security Futures conference are being released with participant comments and recommendations incorporated.


The Second Global Conference on Biofortification — Kigali, Rwanda

Experts discuss expanding delivery of nutritious foods to the two billion people suffering from micronutrient deficiency (hidden hunger)


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.

Emorn Wasantwisut, Vice President of International Relations at Mahidol University, reflects on resilience-building needs and experiences in Thailand

Emorn Wasantwisut, Vice President of International Relations and Senior Advisor of the Institute of Nutrition at Mahidol University, discusses resilience as an indicator of development and reflects on resilience-building needs and experiences in Thailand.

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newsletter week of 21 July 2014

In news this week, we report on Women MPs want tax on inputs revoked. In addition, there is more news such as Food waste reduction could help feed world's starving and Fake seeds are keeping Uganda's farmers poor among others. Under agricultural and food policy related research, we provide links to papers on: Land pressures, >> Read more

Leadership in Nutrition: some new findings

Leadership has been identified as a key factor in supporting action on nutrition in countries experiencing a high burden of childhood undernutrition, but there have been very few systematic studies of what supports or constrains leadership in nutrition. A new IDS Working Paper by  Nisbett, N., Wach, E., Haddad, L., and Shams, E.L. has just been >> Read more

Why Worry About the Politics of Nutrition?

A new (open access) paper in World Development Why Worry About the Politics of Childhood Undernutrition? by Nicholas Nisbett (pictured), Stuart Gillespie, Jody Harris and Lawrence Haddad is now out. In it the authors argue that nutrition is inherently political. Read Lawrence Haddad's blog about the paper