Four Fast Facts to Debunk Myths about Rural Women

New research, drawing on work done by IFPRI and others, presented in Paris this week by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) helps to debunk a few myths that are often the basis for bad policy decisions. Read the article by Jacqui Ashby and Jennifer Twyman here: http://www.ipsnews.net/2015/03/four-fast-facts-to-debunk-myths-about-rural-women/

Moving up or moving out: agricultural transformation in IFPRI’s 2014-15 Food Policy Report

IFPRI’s flagship Food Policy Report puts into perspective the major food policy issues, developments, and decisions in 2014 and highlights challenges and opportunities for 2015. Drawing on rigorous research, IFPRI researchers and other distinguished food policy experts consider a wide range of crucial questions. One of these questions is particularly salient for Malawi: How can we support >> Read more

Statement by Shenggen Fan on World Water Day

This mechanized irrigation system is used by farmers in Mali to ensure crops receive the right amount of water

The following statement was originally published in the IFPRI blog in conjunction with World Water Day on March 22, 2015. On the occasion of World Water Day, it is imperative that all nations and stakeholders rise to the collective challenge of using water sustainably. Anything less will imperil our ability to feed the planet and >> Read more

2014-2015 Global Food Policy Report

IFPRI’s flagship report puts into perspective the major food policy issues, developments, and decisions in 2014 and highlights challenges and opportunities for 2015. Drawing on rigorous research, IFPRI researchers and other distinguished food policy experts consider a wide range of crucial questions: How can middle income countries, which despite becoming more affluent are still home >> Read more