PIM’s “First Eighteen Months” report now available

By the middle of this century, more than 9 billion people will need healthy and nutritious food. Agricultural systems will require new knowledge, new investment, and flexibility to adapt quickly to change. The ability to attract investment into agriculture, to deploy it well, and to redeploy it rapidly depends critically on the policies, institutions, and >> Read more

PIM’s Director Karen Brooks will participate in Twitter Chat on Youth Employment in Agriculture on June 11

Africa south of the Sahara has the world’s youngest and fastest growing population. With enough support from African leaders, farming can become the key to solving youth unemployment in Africa. PIM’s Director Karen Brooks,  Rachel Blum (USAID), and David Feige (Making Cents International) will participate in an online discussion over Twitter on the topic of >> Read more

Feeding Nine Billion in 2050

FAO and CGIAR Conference to Address Research Priorities for Ensuring Food and Nutrition Security for the World’s Poorest April 11, 2013—During the next 40 years the world’s population is projected to reach more than nine billion people. Demand for food is expected to increase by 60 percent under business-as-usual assumptions. Competition for land, water, and >> Read more