An IFPRI program finds that distributing insecticide-treated mosquito nets to pregnant women is an inexpensive way to prevent malaria.
IFPRI research shows that index insurance—which pays farmers automatically based on deviations from an index of rainfall and other factors—can improve the social welfare of rural communities.
To mark World Water Day March 22, a look at how experimental games can help farmers understand—and sustain—groundwater resources.
There are difficult tradeoffs in sustainable development and disaster mitigation. Identifying shared risks across sectors can help address problems before disaster strikes.
India has its work cut out for it to eliminate hunger. A way forward.
To mark Global Pulse Day Jan. 18, a look IFPRI's pulses research and its real-world impact.
High-value agriculture can benefit smallholder farmers, research shows, but policy makers have been slow to embrace this kind of change.
There is evidence that cash transfers can save money and reduce the routine theft that plagues food aid programs. But how will they impact nutrition?
It may seem like a no-brainer to say that we need data to guide efforts to end malnutrition. Would you run an economy without a regular stream of credible data? You'd be flying blind if you did, and we know what happens if you try to do that. And yet…
Since the earthquake killed more than 8,000 people and severed food chains 14 months ago, IFPRI is redoubling efforts to strengthen food security in Nepal. Before April 23, 2015, less than one-tenth of one percent of people in Nepal relied on food…