Ethiopia's coffee trading exchange is thought to better link domestic with global markets. But a new study finds the effects are not so clear-cut.
Evidence shows that genetically modified crops cause no human health or environmental harm, and bring substantial benefits to farmers. IFPRI's Avinash Kishore argues the government of India should allow for the use of this new technology.
A new study finds that an oft-praised Malawi fertilizer subsidy program has mixed results for maize farmers.
How the Malabo Montpellier Panel, composed of African and European development experts, is working to accelerate progress towards food and nutritional security in Africa.
An IFPRI trial in Bangladesh shows that index-based insurance—with payouts based on weather data or other benchmarks rather than actual losses—has benefits beyond mere compensation.
As more residents of the Sahel region shift to from livestock herding to cultivating the land, research shows there are ways to manage both practices sustainably.
A smallholder farmer support program adapted from a Brazilian model finds initial successes.
Newly-published research shows smallholder farmers in Uganda benefit when they watch instructional videos about proper techniques for handling potato seedlings.
IFPRI's Director General on how China's economic reforms should target agriculture to end hunger and malnutrition.
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.