In 1998, Bangladesh was hit by "the flood of the century." Policy makers sought ways to make food more readily available in the short term and to better manage public food grain stocks in the future.Responding to the government’s need for timely, practical policy analysis in the midst of the floods, IFPRI staff members and collaborators from the Food Planning and Monitoring Unit of the Ministry of Food and Disaster Management produced 53 policy advisory memos from 1998 to 2001. These memos offered ready input into current policy decisions needed to respond to the impacts of the flooding.
Informing Policymakers for Better Allocation of Research & Development Resources
Learning from successes in agricultural development is now more urgent than ever.
In spite of its promising agricultural potential, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has the highest rate of malnutrition in the world.