IFPRI Egypt Seminar Series: Cairo Launch of IFPRI’s 2016 Global Food Policy Report

Inaugural IFPRI Egypt Seminar Series. The new Seminar Series provides a platform for all people striving to identify and implement evidence-based policy solutions that sustainably reduce poverty and end hunger and malnutrition. The new series is part of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded project called “Evaluating Impact and Building Capacity” (EIBC) that is implemented by IFPRI.

“Modeling the Water-Food-Energy (WEF) Nexus in the Arab World” – The Case of Egypt

Water is a precious resource, essential to sustain livelihoods, food security, economic growth and the environment. Where there is no water, there is no life and no future. Nowhere is this more visible than in Egypt, an arid country that largely depends on flows from the River Nile. Growing water scarcity, increased water variability due >> Read more

Science Forum 2016

How do institutions affect the way agricultural research contributes to rural prosperity and poverty reduction? Reflections from a session at the Science Forum 2016.

Cities and agricultural transformation in Africa: Evidence from Ethiopia

Due to the rapid growth of cities in Africa, more farmers now live in the rural hinterland providing food to urban residents. However, empirical evidence on how urbanization affects these farmers is scarce.