Putting a Price Tag on Land Degradation

Ephraim Nkonya and colleague examine land affected by salinity

The costs and benefits of reversing land degradation, says IFPRI’s Ephraim Nkonya, must be expressed in terms that resonate with policymakers and government officials.

Measuring the Spending Gap

Photo of Nienke Beintema and Gert-Jan Stads of the Agricultural Science and Technology Indicators (ASTI) project

It’s going to take a lot of agricultural research to meet the world’s future food needs. Nienke Beintema and Gert-Jan Stads say that so far we’re not spending enough to get the job done.

Talking with Jikun Huang

The director of the Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy discusses China’s food economy and its role in the world food economy.