A new report maps synergies and potential conflicts between the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
A new IFPRI discussion paper outlines the challenges of building global food security in an era of global warming, especially for the rural poor.
The U.S. withdrawal from the Paris climate accord means nations should redouble their efforts to invest in sustainable, resilient agriculture.
New research shows how dairy cooperative membership shapes farmers' economic decision-making.
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.
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.
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 build sustainable solutions to global problems, stakeholders must leave the silos that constrict action and thinking. In Kenya, a public-private water partnership is bridging these gaps.
There are difficult tradeoffs in sustainable development and disaster mitigation. Identifying shared risks across sectors can help address problems before disaster strikes.
A pile of numbers, or the key to smallholder resilience in places that need it most? A data revolution is quietly unfolding in sub-Saharan Africa and empowering sustainable development and resilience for a new generation of policymakers. Variability…