Karen Brooks, PIM Director: "In a few days we will enter 2017 and start the 2nd Phase of the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets. This end-of-the-year and end-of-the phase newsletter is my chance very sincerely to thank all who contributed to the accomplishments of PIM during Phase 1 and to the very >> Read more
Tolulope Olofinbiyi and Tewodaj Mogues (IFPRI) are sharing insights from a qualitative study of subnational government spending in Nigeria.
As we approach the end of the year, here are a few 2016 highlights from Policies, Institutions, and Markets. Thanks to all our colleagues, partners, and donors for another productive year!
Book: Nutrition and economic development: Exploring Egypt’s exceptionalism and the role of food subsidies
Egypt faces two nutritional challenges. The first is the “growth-nutrition disconnect.” High economic growth has not been accompanied by reduction in chronic child malnutrition, at least throughout the 2000s. Instead, the prevalence of child stunting increased during this decade—an atypical trend for a country outside wartime. The second challenge is the simultaneous presence of chronic >> Read more