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Study: Climate Change Driving South Americans to Urban Areas

Temperature fluctuations spurred more migration among women than men Cold weather drove nearly three times as much migration as warm weather Drawing from over 21 million Census records, the study allows for interpretations at the national level and over…

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Video: Technology and policy are key to world food security (CCTV)

Director General Shenggen Fan  was interviewed  on CCTV to discuss COP22, which is happening in Marrakesh, Morocco. "One is technology. New technologies, new varieties, crop varieties can enhance the yield and increase the yield, can reduce carbon…

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Research is essential to support effective nutrition policies in India

  November 9, 2016, New Delhi — It is with a sense of urgency that more than 200 researchers, government officials, civil society partners and others will meet in New Delhi today and tomorrow at the conference “Delivering for Nutrition in India: …

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Why agriculture still matters (The Financial Express)

The Financial Express ran an editorial titled “Why agriculture still matters” that mentions IFPRI research: “Agriculture deserves attention on other counts. Studies conducted by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) indicate that a…

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Can We End Hunger By 2030? (Huffington Post)

Senior Research Fellow David Laborde, Research Assistant Tess Lallemant, and researchers from the  International Institute for Sustainable Development  penned a piece for The Huffington Post  that aims to determine whether the global community can end…

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Report Charts Path for a “Nutrition Revolution” in Africa

CAADP is having positive effects toward greater food security in countries that have implemented the CAADP process. Besides the need to continue the progress towards eliminating hunger and undernutrition, micronutrient deficiencies and overweight and…