IFPRI has played an important role promoting evidence-based policies and investments, contributing to Bangladesh’s remarkable progress. The Institute’s work will be celebrated at its Bangladesh Country Office Inaugural Ceremony on October 24, 2016 in Dhaka.
By 2010, the collaboration between the World Food Programme (WFP) and IFPRI broadened beyond food security—defined by the United Nations as access to sufficient, safe, and nutritious food for a healthy life—to encompass nutrition security—defined as having sufficient quantity and quality of food to meet dietary needs and food preferences. This wider scope was driven by >> Read more
This brochure presents highlights of the IFPRI-WFP partnership. More than two decades of strong partnership between WFP and IFPRI began with a shared goal of creating more effective and efficient food aid distribution systems. Over time, the collaboration moved toward designing social protection programs that use food and cash transfers to improve nutrition for the poor. >> Read more
David Nabarro, Special Representative of the UN Sectary General for Food Security and Nutrition, congratulated IFPRI and emphasized the need for research moving forward.
IFPRI’s partnership with Australia traces back to its inception when it was fortunate to have a world-renowned Australian economist Sir John Crawford as its first board chairman.
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