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Taking charge of their own development

UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16 calls for the global community to “promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all…


2016 Global Food Policy Report: Toward a more sustainable food system

At the recent launch of the 2016 Global Food Policy Report in Washington, DC, IFPRI Director General Shenggen Fan saw something of a mixed bag for global food security leading into 2016. On the positive side, the international development community…


Developing new strategies for nourishing the world

The following post by IFPRI Director General Shenggen Fan was originally published on the Huffington Post. This year's World Economic Forum provided an opportunity for leaders from all sectors of global development to look at new tactics in global…


SDGs should target ending hunger sustainably by 2025

A “High Level Panel of Eminent Persons” appointed by the United Nations Secretary General to advise on the  Post-2015 Development Agenda  recently released its recommendations in a  report IFPRI Director General Shenggen Fan comments on the report in a…