A new book examines the diverse reasons behind variable growth rates among seven developing countries.
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Detecting what works, and doesn't, in advancing better policies to buttress food security.
How the Malabo Montpellier Panel, composed of African and European development experts, is working to accelerate progress towards food and nutritional security in Africa.
An IFPRI trial in Bangladesh shows that index-based insurance—with payouts based on weather data or other benchmarks rather than actual losses—has benefits beyond mere compensation.
Students in a UMD class on international crop production learn food policy analysis by focusing on the role of social entrepreneurship.
With food demand rising, it's time for local governments in Africa to embrace rather than quash informal food markets and vendors.
As more residents of the Sahel region shift to from livestock herding to cultivating the land, research shows there are ways to manage both practices sustainably.
An IFPRI program finds that distributing insecticide-treated mosquito nets to pregnant women is an inexpensive way to prevent malaria.
New IFPRI research maps the vulnerability of local markets in 27 developing countries to volatile global prices.
A smallholder farmer support program adapted from a Brazilian model finds initial successes.