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IFPRI Recruiting Research Analysts

The IFPRI Malawi Strategy Support Program is recruiting several qualified Research Analysts to undertake economic research and writing on agricultural policy issues; to be hired locally through the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA). Successful candidates require an understanding of agriculture and rural development and experience with quantitative research methods, including data collection, management of >> Read more

Addressing Food Safety in China and Food Security in the World

At IFPRI's 40th Anniversary celebration, Professor and Honorary Dean of the National School of Development, Peking University in China, Justin Yifu Lin, provided some insights on China's economic growth and its impact on food security and food safety. He also shared the vital role IFPRI plays in ensuring food security.

Eastern and Southern Africa Office participated in Knowledge Share Fair

On April 12, 2016, the Eastern and Southern Africa Office (ESAO) joined a half day “Knowledge Share Fair” at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in Addis Ababa organized by the Independent Science and Partnership Council (ISPC) on behalf of CGIAR. The Fair, a concurrent event with the Science Forum 2016 brought together all CGIAR >> Read more

The Economics of Land Degradation

In cooperation with colleagues from the Center for Development Research (ZEF), IFPRI researchers globally assessed the economics of land degradation and improvement. Their findings are detailed in a recently published book. Results from Malawi and Tanzania case studies were also summarized in a Policy Brief. Researchers find that 41% of land mass in Malawi is >> Read more