During IFPRI’s 40th Anniversary event in 2015, Nancy Stetson, Special Representative for Global Food Security of the United States Department of State, spoke on the value of IFPRI’s research to the United States government to reduce hunger.
Muhammad Abdul Mannan, Minister of Finance and Ministry of Planning spoke on the collaborations between IFPRI and the government of Bangladesh since the 1990s that helped the country be self-reliant, self-sufficient, and become a modern society.
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
Ethiopia is one of the poorest, most populous, and largest countries in Africa. It has suffered challenging conditions over the past several decades such as the 1984 drought combined with civil war that resulted in a catastrophic famine,
Matia Chowdhury, Minister of Agriculture, People’s Republic of Bangladesh, spoke on the partnership between IFPRI and the government of Bangladesh in reducing hunger.
“It was IFPRI that did so much work to make a visible, rigorous and convincing case that we had to continue to invest in agriculture and food security.” – Rob Bertram.