June 16, 2015
Africa: Pope Francis' Encyclical On Climate Change Can Affect the Global Conversation On Poverty, Hunger, and Undernutrition
In light of Pope Francis' encyclical on climate change, IFPRI Director General Shenggen Fan has issued a statement calling on the international community to use this opportunity to… Read more »
Africa: Drought Increases the Spread of HIV in Africa
Bad weather in Africa south of the Sahara increases the spread of HIV, according to a study published in the June 2015 issue of the Economic Journal. When the rains fail, farmers… Read more »
June 15, 2015
Africa: What's Driving Ethiopia's Remarkable Improvements in Nutritional Health?
Source: Amerti Lemma, Save the Children Read more »
Africa: New Study Finds That Orange Sweet Potato Reduces Diarrhea in Children
Study Found Greater Impact in Reducing Diarrhea in Children with Educated Mothers Read more »
Africa: New Web Portal Provides Open Data On Food and Nutrition Security in Africa
Site is hub for researchers, policymakers to alleviate the effects of food price and climate shocks Read more »
May 26, 2015
North Africa: Middle East, North Africa Must Increase Investment in Agricultural R&D to Feed a Growing Population
Many countries in the Middle East and North Africa will have to double, triple, or even quadruple their investment in agricultural research and development to meet the targets… Read more »
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