NSSP Participates in African Development Bank’s Evaluation Week Development Conference

Dr. George Mavrotas, Head of IFPRI Abuja Office and Program Leader of IFPRI’s Nigeria Strategy Support Program, represented IFPRI as a plenary speaker at the Evaluation Week Development conference organized  by the African Development Bank (AfDB) at the AfDB Headquarters in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, on 7-10 November 2016.

Increasing the Productivity of Smallholder Farmers through Farmer Field Schools

Since its inception in 1977, the International Fund for Agricultural Development's (IFAD) work has centered on smallholder farmers and poor rural people. With the right support, small farmers can play a vital role in combatting poverty, hunger, and undernutrition. To help foster agricultural growth and rural development, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has contributed to IFAD’s work on strengthening the productivity of smallholders.

Nourishing Millions at 43rd session of Committee on World Food Security

Key lessons from Nourishing Millions were presented at a side event co-organized by IFPRI and its partners at the 43rd session of the Committee on World Food Security on October 18 in Rome. The side event, entitled “Transforming food systems for healthier diets: What will it take to achieve major acceleration in delivering healthy diets >> Read more

The effect of population estimates on country-level nutrition data: Demographical gymnastics, nutritional conundrums

“There’s a fine line between the numerator and denominator. Only a fraction of you will get this," goes the old joke.