Source: GSSP Notes

Ghana’s Groundnuts

Follow IFPRI's blog for the latest discussion surrounding Ghana's groundnuts - Breaking the cycle of contamination. Related Materials Strategies to Control Aflatoxin in Groundnut Value Chains (IFPRI Discussion Paper) Aflatoxins - finding solutions for improved food safety (2020 Focus Briefs) More publications from IFPRI eBrary

The POSHAN blog has moved!

We’ve migrated the POSHAN blog to a new location.  Please visit us at http://poshan.ifpri.info where you can now find all the POSHAN materials, including the older POSHAN blogs and reports, and all our new and exciting materials on maternal and child nutrition in India.  You can also learn about our upcoming conference Together for Nutrition >> Read more

Environmental Migration and Labor Markets in Nepal : Where Climate Change and Labor Meet

Recently published by IFPRI researcher  Valerie Mueller , Environmental Migration and Labor Markets in Nepal, takes a closer look at the impact of internal migration due to various shocks—particularly those that are weather-related—on Nepal’s labor markets. For key findings, read more here...

Source: GSSP Notes

Ghana Agricultural News Digest – September 15, 2014

Below are some current developments on Agriculture in Africa: Agricultural Issues Farmer Based Organisations’ (FBOs) Website Launched Hon. Fifi Fiavi Kwetey, the Minister of Food and Agriculture has launched a Farmer Based Organizations’ website in Accra. The launch of the website is part of the efforts at bringing together Farmer Based Organisations (FBOs), apex bodies, >> Read more

Summary of Perceptions, impacts and rewards of row planting of teff

ESSP Research Note 33."Summary of Perceptions, impacts and rewards of row planting of teff " by Vandercasteelen, Joachim, Dereje, Mekdim, Minten, Bart, Seyoum Taffesse, Alemayehu Summary of ESSP Working Paper 65. This study analyzes the perceptions, impacts, and rewards for teff farmers who were exposed to a row planting technology promotion campaign in the Oromia region of Ethiopia. There >> Read more

Move to end hunger and malnutrition by 2025: Reflections from my recent trip to Asia-Pacific

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I recently returned from a two-week trip to Australia and Singapore where through various platforms, I interacted with donors, policy-makers, and researchers on how we can best work together to end hunger and malnutrition by 2025. Ensuring food security and nutrition for all is a monumental task, but the costs of hunger and malnutrition are >> Read more

New Dietary Diversity Indicator for Women

A new dietary diversity indicator to assess the micronutrient adequacy of women’s diets has been developed, called Minimum Dietary Diversity – Women (MDD-W).

Towards the Next Horizon for Nutrition – Capacity Development

We can give these children better lives. To do so, we need to deliver proven nutrition interventions—at scale. Photo credit: Sight & Life

As global leaders move toward the Sustainable Development Goals, we need to invest in leadership and capacity development for improved nutrition.

AIDF features guest blog on 2020 Conference Highlights

The Aid and International Development Forum recently featured a guest blog post from Rajul Pandya-Lorch, Head of IFPRI’s 2020 Vision Initiative.

Seed Security for Better Food Security

Looking for answers for the key questions, such as how to fast track the development and release of improved varieties of seeds in Nepal? What are quality assurance? And how to attract private sector investment in commercial seed production? IFPRI organized a 10 days seed sector study tour starting September 2, 2014 for Nepal delegation. >> Read more