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Combating India's Hidden Hunger (Hindustan Times)

"India’s performance in the recently released Global Hunger Index (GHI) report is tragic," writes the Hindustan Times in an analysis on hunger in India. The article cites the country's ranking in the Global Hunger Index and the 2014 report theme of…

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Farm sector projected to grow at 5% in Q4 (Business Standard)

In a report on higher-than expected economic growth in India's agriculture sector, the Business Standard quoted IFPRI South Asia Office Director PK Joshi for analysis. “I feel [the Central Statistics Office] might have been slightly cautious in…

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Farm sector projected to grow at 5% in Q4 (Business Standard)

In a report on higher-than expected economic growth in India's agriculture sector, the Business Standard quoted IFPRI South Asia Office Director PK Joshi for analysis. “I feel [the Central Statistics Office] might have been slightly cautious in…

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Q&A with IFPRI Board Member Marcos Jank (Devex)

In an interview with Devex, new IFPRI board member Marcos Jank spoke about how the development community can support agricultural-product exporting countries to address the growing challenge of protectionism.

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India's Food Nightmare (Business Insider)

An investigative piece published in India's Business Insider refers to the Global Hunger Index to demonstrate the country's poor performance in reducing hunger and malnutrition. The author argues hunger in India "needs crisis management and a long…

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Famine in Africa (Voice of America)

With the UN declaring some three million people in East Africa on the verge of famine, Voice of America's "Africa 54" spoke with Senior Research Fellow Ephraim Nkonya about how African nations can avoid such acute food crises. Nkonya explains how…

Press Release

Study Shows Hydropower’s Surprising Downsides

A groundbreaking paper based on a collaborative project between IFPRI and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign finds hydropower and irrigation often come into direct competition. 

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Nigeria Needs Federal-State Synergy to Tackle Food Security (Naij.com)

Overlapping responsibilities between Nigeria's federal and state government levels has led to poor coordination in public spending, according to a report of a lecture by IFPRI Senior Research Fellow Tewodaj Mogues. She acknowledged current efforts to…

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