This week is the Global Launch Week for the 2016 Global Nutrition Report From promise to impact: Ending malnutrition by 2030. Since its first edition in 2014, the Global Nutrition Report has been creating a culture of accountability to help attain nutrition security for all.
Canada has long championed food security, nutrition, and sustainable and productive agriculture. Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) was one of IFPRI’s founding partners and provided its first grant of US$2 million in 1975. Today, this partnership between IFPRI and IDRC continues to contribute to innovations in agriculture. IDRC supported the CGIAR Research Program on >> Read more
MOTIVATION Agriculture, nutrition, and health are inseparably linked—agriculture provides food to nourish people so they can lead healthy lives, and productive agriculture requires the labor of healthy, well-nourished people. But can agriculture do more to improve human health and nutrition? In February 2011, IFPRI’s 2020 Vision Initiative brought together the agriculture, nutrition, and health sectors >> Read more
In Ethiopia, as in many countries, development strategies face design, implementation, and monitoring challenges. In 2004, IFPRI launched the Ethiopia Strategy Support Program—in partnership with the government of Ethiopia and regional partners—to cultivate country specific solutions.
With the 2015 deadline for the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals looming, IFPRI facilitated an international policy consultation to identify actions needed to ensure the world’s poorest and hungry people would not be left behind.
MOTIVATION Agriculture is the single largest contributor to the well being of the rural poor in Nigeria, sustaining approximately 86 percent of rural households in the country. Improved agricultural development and growth can provide a pathway out of poverty. In an effort to assist Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Agriculture to meet CAADP goals and commitments, >> Read more