Bunda Grant Scheme Mentees Chosen

We are excited to announce this years recipients of the Bunda Grant Scheme mentorship program wherein IFPRI researchers support promising young master’s students at Bunda College (LUANAR) to refine and publish their research. The recipients and their research topics are as follows: Cuthbert Chirwa -- The Impact of farm income diversification on household welfare and poverty: evidence >> Read more

IFPRI turns 40

Forty years ago, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), PIM's lead center, was founded to provide research-based policy solutions to sustainably reduce poverty and end hunger and malnutrition in developing countries. On November 18, IFPRI marked the occasion with “IFPRI at 40: Looking Back, Looking Forward.”  The event was livestreamed and followed on Twitter at #IFPRI40.

Why paying attention to gender matters for climate change adaptation

This blog post by Elizabeth Bryan, Patti Kristjanson, and Claudia Ringler summarizes recent research by IFPRI on gender and climate change under the CGIAR Program for Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security. Click here to read why gender matters for climate change adaptation.

Newsletter week of November 9th 2015

Hello, and welcome to the IFPRI Uganda Strategy Support Program’s weekly news digest. This weekly collection of recent news articles related to agriculture is compiled from online news sources. We also include links to recent publications on agricultural and policy-related research topics pertinent to Uganda. In news this week, we report on Uganda: hunger in >> Read more