2013 Global Hunger Index Report Launched

(Washington, DC)- Last week, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) joined with partners Concern Worldwide and Welthungerhilfe in launching the 2013 Global Hunger Index (GHI) report—the eighth in an annual series. The report presents a multidimensional measure of national, regional, and global hunger. It shows that the world has made some progress in reducing hunger since 1990, >> Read more

Book Launch: The Road to Good Nutrition

While at the 20th International Congress of Nutrition in Granada, Spain last month, A4NH researchers from Lead Center, IFPRI, joined together with fellow authors to launch a new book, The Road to Good Nutrition: A Global Perspective. The book is a collaborative effort that brought together global experts to examine issues such as stunting, food >> Read more

How $75B can make the world a better place

A Challenge Paper written by John Hoddinott, Deputy Director in IFPRI's  Poverty Health and Nutrition Division, Mark Rosegrant, Director of IFPRI's Environment and Production Technology Division and Maximo Torero, Division Director of the Markets, Trade, and Institutions Division, was used by high-level panel of five top economists, including four Nobel laureates, to help answer the question: Where can we get the biggest bang >> Read more

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