April 15, 2019
Papua New Guinea is home to approximately 7 million people, and is struggling to ensure adequate nutrition for its citizens. One of the country’s largest challenges is a lack of data to inform food security and nutrition indicators.
April 10, 2019
Growing frequency and intensity of extreme weather events, such as Cyclone Idai in Mozambique, are increasingly viewed as a consequence of climate change. This is true globally, but particularly for areas like southern Africa. What is the way forward from Idai’s aftermath?
April 9, 2019
Researchers and development practitioners don’t often team up to co-lead large global projects. There are reasons this type of partnership isn’t very common, yet we each need the other to be able to solve seemingly intractable global problems like hunger and poverty.
April 2, 2019
Cash transfers are a promising tool to reduce intimate partner violence, but can they be effective across diverse contexts and program design? In this blog, Melissa Hidrobo and Shalini Roy identify three policy-relevant knowledge gaps related to the potential of transfer programs to reduce IPV, then address them drawing on case studies from Ecuador, Bangladesh, and Mali.
March 28, 2019
IFPRI researchers Elizabeth Bryan and Hagar ElDidi discuss the differences in how the costs and benefits of small-scale irrigation technologies are distributed among men and women within the same households, how this is linked to women's empowerment, and what should be done to ensure that women participate in and benefit from irrigation.
March 21, 2019
New resource suggests climate adaptation strategies, as well as investment and policy options in the Philippine agriculture sector.
March 19, 2019
To move from universal primary access to universal primary education, countries must provide key instructional resources for all students and hold educators accountable for the achievement of all students.