On March 8, 2017, the world celebrates International Women’s Day. To understand women’s role in agriculture and to close the gender gap in agricultural production, IFPRI's research has been examining gender differences within rural households and communities for over 25 years.
Since its inception in 1977, the International Fund for Agricultural Development's (IFAD) work has centered on smallholder farmers and poor rural people. With the right support, small farmers can play a vital role in combatting poverty, hunger, and undernutrition. To help foster agricultural growth and rural development, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has contributed to IFAD’s work on strengthening the productivity of smallholders.
This brochure presents highlights and successes of the partnership between IFAD and IFPRI. The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) were both created in response to the food crises of the 1970s. They have worked together for more than 20 years to catalyze agricultural and rural development >> Read more
In the mid-2000s, as the World Food Programme (WFP) partnered with IFPRI to evaluate which type of transfer—cash, food, or a combination—is most effective in putting food on the table for the poor in Bangladesh, Ecuador, Niger, Uganda, and Yemen.
From 2005 to 2007, IFPRI conducted a randomized study in northern Uganda primary schools to identify the benefits of school meal programs
USSP builds local capacity and contributes to policy-relevant research for the design and implementation of Uganda’s agricultural and rural development strategies.