This brochure highlights some of IFPRI’s major projects in Bangladesh during the past few decades and describes major new initiatives with the potential to positively influence food and nutrition security policies that benefit the poorest. Bangladesh has made enormous progress in food and nutrition security, food production, market development, employment growth, and social protection programs >> Read more
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 and successes of the partnership between IFAD and IFPRI. The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) were both created in response to the food crises of the 1970s. They have worked together for more than 20 years to catalyze agricultural and rural development >> 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
2016 will mark 11 years of the Global Hunger Index (GHI). For more than a decade, the GHI has contributed to increasing accountability to improving hunger and malnutrition at the global, regional, and national levels.
IFPRI partnered with WFP-Bangladesh to pilot the Transfer Modality Research Initiative (TMRI). IFPRI’s study produced robust evidence that providing nutrition education along with cash transfers improved the recipients’ nutrition, health, and overall well-being.