The estimated societal costs of non-communicable chronic diseases caused by unhealthy diets, such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease, are now greater than those due to undernutrition in most regions of the world. Furthermore, according to a study…
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New discussion paper analyzes current growth slowdown affecting the entire global economy and suggests that today's optimistic projections may be overrated.
In Uganda, low quality of potato seed is a major contributor to low potato yields among smallholder farmers.
IFPRI researcher Simrin Makhija and colleagues test behavior change theory via field experiment in Ghana.
Imagine a world in which every box of Cheerios you opened tasted different. In developed countries, quality control measures to ensure that food products meet certain safety and quality standards play a key role in agricultural processing. These…
MTID partners with FONGS, a federation of farmers’ associations in Senegal, to build M&E capacity.
Proximity to food markets is associated with better diets – and, in some instances, with lower child under-nutrition rates
Learning through randomized control trials can be an ongoing process, and it does not stop at the conclusion of the study.
Five major policy actions based on past experiences and the current context.
Export taxes are a commonly enacted policy worldwide. Export taxes are often applied as a food security policy, as the main effect of these taxes is to decrease the domestic price of a good.