Pulses for Nutrition in India

MOTIVATION Pulses, such as yellow peas, pigeon peas, chickpeas, lentils, and beans, are an important source of protein and are also integral to soil health. Despite their health and environmental significance, pulses are not given sufficient attention within India. IFPRI’s work on pulses, supported by A4NH, looks at the factors that contribute to their underutilization >> Read more

Pro-Poor Public Investment Program

MOTIVATION Where should a country invest its money? How policymakers answer this complex question can have an impact on the welfare of their constituents—especially those living in poverty—for generations to come.

Industrialization in China and Africa

The business model called “clustering” involves small businesses that are part of the same industry banding together to specialize in one narrowly defined stage of production. An IFPRI research team completed a study involving four in-depth case studies in China on the subject.

Sustainable Food Security for all by 2020

The conference, focused on four key emerging dynamics: demographic, health, and nutrition forces; economic forces; technological and environmental forces; and sociopolitical forces.

Strengthening Rural Producer Organizations

IFPRI’s research in this area aimed to improve smallholder livelihoods by strengthening the ability of rural producer organizations to improve their members’ access to input and output markets.

Evaluation of Ethiopia Agricultural Growth Program

Upon request from the Ethiopian government and its development partners, ESSP is conducting an evaluation of the Agricultural Growth Program