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Rural Development and Poverty Reduction in Latin America

IFPRI is currently working throughout Latin America —where much of the rural population lives in poverty and where chronic malnutrition among children is rampant in the mountainous regions—to increase the productivity of the poor so that they can earn…


Scientific and Technical Partnerships in Africa

Cultivating Science in Agriculture through Partnerships The Scientific and Technical Partnerships in Africa program was designed to develop and enhance stronger integration between partnerships, research and analysis in support of the Comprehensive…


Smallholder Access to Weather Securities

Demand and Impact on Consumption and Production Decisions The objective of the project is to evaluate the impact of weather securities (simple weather-indexed insurance products) on smallholder farmers’ welfare and production/consumption decisions.…


Southern Africa‘s hydro-economy and water security (SAHEWS)

What is the challenge? Water security in southern Africa encapsulates global pressures on water: rapid population growth, chronic and drought-induced episodic food shortage, growing water scarcity and energy security problems coincident with rising…

Awan High Dam

The Water Energy Food Nexus

Global, basin and local case studies of resource use efficiency under growing natural resource scarcity