IFPRI Report and Dataset Available: 2011-2012 Bangladesh Integrated Household Survey

IFPRI’s recently released 255-page report, “The Status of Food Security in the Feed the Future Zone and Other Regions of Bangladesh: Results from the 2011-2012 Bangladesh Integrated Household Survey,” presents statistical findings and describes results and conclusions drawn from the 2011-2012 Bangladesh Integrated Household Survey (BIHS). USAID announced the availability of the report and the >> Read more

Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index Report Available

A technical report on “The Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI): Results from the 2011-2012 Bangladesh Integrated Household Survey,” by researchers from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) is available. The report presents the WEAI, computed for the Feed the Future zone as well as rural Bangladesh as a whole. IFPRI-PRSSP_Bangladesh WEAI Report

Tackling malnutrition means quality as well as quantity

By CONSORTIUM, April 9, 2013 Fighting malnutrition is not just about giving hungry people more food. It is also about improving the quality of food that they eat. That was the message from Howarth Bouis, director of HarvestPlus, a CGIAR Challenge Program that promotes micronutrient-rich staple food crops through biofortification. In an interview during a recent visit to India, Bouis said >> Read more

Science Forum on Nutrition and Health Outcomes

The CGIAR Independent Science and Partnership Council (ISPC) is organizing a Science Forum on Nutrition and Health Outcomes: Targets for Agricultural Research to be held on September 23-25, in Bonn, Germany. The Forum serves as a means to reach out to scientists and scientific communities within and outside the CGIAR, to discuss and plan how >> Read more