The urban poor depend on local markets and street vendors to feed their families, yet governments are indifferent and sometimes hostile to this essential economic activity.
An IFPRI specialized search engine shows crisis-driven coverage may contribute to price spikes.
A new IFPRI discussion paper outlines the challenges of building global food security in an era of global warming, especially for the rural poor.
Detecting what works, and doesn't, in advancing better policies to buttress food security.
How the Malabo Montpellier Panel, composed of African and European development experts, is working to accelerate progress towards food and nutritional security in Africa.
Students in a UMD class on international crop production learn food policy analysis by focusing on the role of social entrepreneurship.
With food demand rising, it's time for local governments in Africa to embrace rather than quash informal food markets and vendors.
New IFPRI research maps the vulnerability of local markets in 27 developing countries to volatile global prices.
A new book presents seven case studies for managing food, water, and land in former Soviet republics.
Famines are not the inevitable result of environmental conditions. The right mix of assistance and strategic support, sustained over time, can head off the next catastrophe.