Family farming and women: Exploiting untapped potential

2014 has been designated by the United Nations as the International Year of Family Farming. This is an important recognition as most small farms are family-based and make a significant contribution to global food security and nutrition. But smallholder farmers are not the same and no one-size-fits-all strategy can effectively address the diverse challenges and >> Read more

Expanded partnerships for impact

At the end of November, I participated in two very exciting development events in Brussels. My first stop was IFPRI’s workshop, Partnering for Impact: IFPRI-European Research Collaboration for Improved Food and Nutrition Security. The all-day workshop brought together 80 of IFPRI’s European partners to discuss how we can strengthen our partnership to have the highest >> Read more

IFPRI’s outcome stories

I am very pleased to announce the launch of IFPRI’s outcome stories website. To ensure that IFPRI remains relevant in an  increasingly changing global landscape, the Institute tracks the outcomes and impact of its research.  These stories highlight the outcomes or influences of IFPRI’s research activities, including with its partners. In this sense, the stories >> Read more