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Reach, benefit, or empower: Clarifying gender strategies of development projects

In light of growing evidence on the important role of women in agriculture, development projects are increasingly incorporating gender in their project strategies. In this blog, Sophie Theis and Ruth Meinzen-Dick, Research Analyst and Senior Research Fellow in IFPRI’s Environment and Production Technology Division (EPTD), discuss the need to differentiate and classify a project’s approach >> Read more

Global Experts Launch Lancet Countdown in Response to Climate Change Health Crisis

Today marks the launch of Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change, a new international, multi-disciplinary research collaboration between academic institutions and practitioners across the world. It is being established to track the different aspects of the relationship between health and climate change.

Join livestock and household nutrition learning webinar

Land O’Lakes International Development and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) are co-hosting a one-day learning event in Washington D.C. on October 17, Livestock Markets, Animal Source Foods and Human Nutrition: Considering Program Tensions, Maximizing Impact and Avoiding Harm. Due to popular demand, the sold-out seminar will also be offered as a webinar for virtual participation. The seminar >> Read more

2016 Global Hunger Index now live

IFPRI’s 2016 Global Hunger Index – which measures the state of hunger at the global, regional, and national levels – is now out. The 2016 GHI reveals that despite a 29 percent decrease in hunger scores in developing countries since 2000, the world is not on track to reach the Sustainable Development Goal of ending >> Read more

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