In a World Bank data blog, Ifpri
Senior Research Fellow Derek Headey and HDN Consultant Harold Alderman said poor diets are now considered as the top risk factor in the global burden of disease worldwide.
"Our research shows that most healthy foods are substantially more expensive in poorer countries," says IFPRI
Senior Research Fellow and study co-author Derek Headey.
The preliminary results of the policy simulations done by NEDA and IFPRI
show that, at the macro level, rice liberalization generates positive impacts on GDP across all sectors.
He said that IFPRI
which has a worldwide presence carried out a research to evaluate the impact of the FADAMA II project on Nigeria in 2007.
Punjab food outlook for Kharif prepared with support of FAO and IFPRI
Punjab Minister for Agriculture, Malik Nauman Ahmed Langrial has termed the report as an impetus to agricultural development in Punjab and appreciated the efforts of FAO and IFPRI
in the preparation of the report to help agriculture enter a new era of evidence based decision making.
The world would be awash in carbohydrate rich foods, even after taking into climate change into account, but nutrient-dense foods would be in short supply, said the authors which included researchers from IFPRI
and University of Illinois.
He appreciated the work of Agriculture Delivery Unit (ADU), International Food and Policy Research Institute (IFPRI
) and UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
Data from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI
) has revealed details of the countries that are seriously affected by food wastage.
Under its seminar series, the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences (FAFS) at the American University of Beirut (AUB), along with its Food Security Program, and in collaboration with the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI
), hosted the launch of IFPRI
's 2018 Global Food Policy Report labeled "Food Security from Global to MENA." This event was part of a series of launches held in major cities around the globe including Washington, Rome, Beijing, and New Delhi.
Abdul Wajid Rana (Program Leader, IFPRI
Pakistan) talked about post-devaluation rural development in Pakistan and said that we are depending on the Union Councils but need to develop rural institutions to empower the rural community.