Key priorities for agricultural development with IFAD President Gilbert F. Houngbo

I had the pleasure of meeting with Gilbert F. Houngbo, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), to discuss key priorities for agricultural development, in light of persisting food insecurity and malnutrition despite global progress. Focus on supporting smallholders will be an important priority for both IFAD and IFPRI, as smallholders play a >> Read more

Strengthening partnerships to promote nutrition and health

Hunger, malnutrition, and poor health are all-too prevalent and stubborn development challenges. To explore new ways to jointly tackle these challenges, I recently spoke with Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) and Dr. Francesco Branca, WHO’s Director of Nutrition for Health and Development. We shared some exciting ways our >> Read more

Partnering to Scale-up Impact

Ertharin Cousin, the new Executive Director of the World Food Programme (WFP) and her team visited IFPRI on May 22 to discuss areas of future collaboration. Ertharin then shared her vision and plans for WFP during the policy seminar “From Good to Great: Bringing Impact to Scale at the World Food Programme.” IFPRI has a >> Read more