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International Food Policy Research Institute

Acronym
IFPRI

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Report

1 Jan 2013

IFPRI's flagship report examines the major food policy issues, developments, and decisions of 2012. By putting into perspective the year's food policy successes and disappointments, it suggests how to move forward those policies that improve the food situation for the poor.

Report

Reducing poverty and hunger through food policy research
1 Jan 2012

In the wake of the food crises of the early 1970s and the resulting World Food Conference of 1974, a group of innovators realized that food security depends not only on crop production, but also on the policies that affect food systems, from farm to...

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Report

1 Jan 2013

IFPRI's flagship report examines the major food policy issues, developments, and decisions of 2012. By putting into perspective the year's food policy successes and disappointments, it suggests how to move forward those policies that improve the food situation for the poor.

Report

1 Jan 2013

New quantitative evidence presented in this report demonstrates that total public agricultural R&D spending in Asia-Pacific increased by 50 percent, from $8.2 billion in 1996 to $12.3 billion in 2008 (in 2005 PPP prices). Most of this growth was driven by the region's low- and...

Report

1 Jan 2013

The African Risk Capacity (ARC) pool is a proposed pan-Africa drought risk pool that would insure against drought risk in Africa south of the Sahara. Donors and, to at least a notional extent, member countries would pay annual premiums. In return, if, for instance, satellite...

Report

1 Jan 2013

Public investments in agriculture in Africa can have profound effects on productivity in the sector. It is therefore important to understand how budgetary allocation decisions are made. For example, what are the reasons for persistent underinvestment in agricultural research on the African continent? A mere...

Report

A review of selected studies for Pakistan and Guidelines for further research
1 Jan 2012

The study of value chains comprises of two key concepts: value and chain. The term value is synonym to "value added" in the Value Chain Analysis (VCA) as it characterizes the incremental value of a resultant product produced from processing of a product. For agricultural...

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