Digging deeper—hunger, undernutrition, and poverty linkages

Hunger and undernutrition are said to be causes of poverty, and these concepts are often discussed together. However, the relationship between hunger, undernutrition, and poverty is often not fully understood. Prevailing thinking considers extreme poverty to be the root cause of hunger and undernutrition, often in a one-way relationship. With the world producing more than >> Read more

IFPRI is Committed to Scaling Up its Research in the Arab World

At the end of 2010, the Arab Awakening began, in part, because of high and volatile food prices, persistent poverty, and hunger in many parts of the region. The Arab world has seen much political change since and now faces an important turning point. The sense of urgency to implement lasting positive change in the >> Read more