Highlights of Food Policy Research for Latin America and the Caribbean

This brochure highlights the national and local collaborations IFPRI has been engaged in Latin America and the Caribbean. For more than 30 years, IFPRI’s research and collaboration have contributed to positive changes, including enhancing the culture of accountability and generating groundbreaking evidence that has strengthened resilience, improved nutrition, and spurred strategic food security policies and >> Read more

WEAI: Making Development Programs Inclusive

Since its launch in 2012, WEAI has been revolutionizing how women’s empowerment and role in agriculture are seen and measured. WEAI also proved to be very valuable to other organizations’ monitoring and evaluation efforts.

Champion of Biofortification Receives the World Food Prize

On June 28, 2016, Dr. Howarth Bouis was awarded the 2016 World Food Prize for his pioneering work developing micronutrient-rich crops through biofortification that has been a valuable contribution to ending global hunger and undernutrition.

IFPRI and the European Commission: Partnering Towards Food and Nutrition Security

IFPRI and the EC's partnership has made significant strides in providing evidence-based research on food and nutrition security. At the 10th European Development Days (EDD), IFPRI continues to work with the EC and other partners to accelerate progress towards food and nutrition security.

Achieving the United Nations Development Goals through Evidence

David Nabarro, Special Representative of the UN Sectary General for Food Security and Nutrition, congratulated IFPRI and emphasized the need for research moving forward.

Driving Malawi’s Agricultural Progress

Malawi suffers from poverty with half of its population earning less than $1.25 a day, and high undernutrition rates resulting in stunting of 47 percent of children under the age of five. Although the country has experienced strong per capita GDP growth since 2005, these challenges remain. Agriculture is the main source of income for >> Read more