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Can Myanmar Sustain Growth Momentum? (Nikkei Asian Review)

The Nikkei Asian Review quoted a research blog post by Senior Program Manager Adam Kennedy that highlighted the need to boost agricultural productivity in Myanmar in order to raise rural incomes and reduce poverty and malnutrition. The article…

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Bringing Cheer to Agriculture (Financial Chronicle)

Director for South Asia Pramod K. Joshi  penned  an opinion piece in India's Financial Chronicle that analyzed the impact of India’s 2017 budget on the agriculture sector. "Overall," he wrote, "the budget is pro-farmer and agriculture. It is an attempt…

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Research Presents Road Map for Agriculture as Nepal Adopts Federalism

Adjusting Nepal’s complex agricultural economy to the federalist system laid out by the new constitution will require some adjustment, but a new paper from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) proposes several policy measures to…

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IFPRI Research Cited in Foreign Aid Debates

Research by IFPRI Research Fellow Kelly Jones was featured prominently in stories in the Atlantic, the New York Times, and the New Yorker this week about an executive order from President Trump which bans American foreign aid from going to…

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Why Latin America and Africa Struggle to Grow (Bloomberg View)

Bloomberg View published a piece analyzing a new paper by IFPRI Deputy Division Director Xinshen Diao and Senior Research Fellow Margaret McMillan  that examines the explanations for slow growth in the economies of Latin America and Africa South of the…

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