PIM social protection team receives Best of UNICEF Research 2016 award

Each year the United Nations Children’s Fund’s (UNICEF) Office of Research - Innocenti invites the global network to share recently completed research for the Best of UNICEF Research competition. The aim is “to bring attention to a vital part of UNICEF’s work that contributes to shifting policy agendas and/or has a high potential for impact >> Read more

Can cash transfers prevent intimate partner violence?

Intimate partner violence (IPV) is the most pervasive form of violence globally—with 1 in 3 women physically or sexually abused by a partner in her lifetime. Of course, averages hide important disparities: Women living in Tokyo’s bustling urban affluence face a different probability of victimization than an impoverished women living in the sprawling slums of >> Read more

Seen on Periscope.tv: Karen Brooks speaking on social protection and agriculture for the World Food Day 2015

Ahead of  World Food Day on October 16, 2015, PIM Director Karen Brooks, along with other CGIAR leaders, participated in a global broadcast campaign that highlighted the role of agricultural research and projects on social protection. Karen appeared live to viewers around the world on Periscope, and discussed how social protection interventions designed to reduce poverty >> Read more

CGIAR leaders discuss social protection and agriculture in advance of World Food Day 2015

Social Protection and Agriculture: Breaking the Cycle of Rural Poverty is this year’s theme for World Food Day 2015 on October 16.  Agriculture and food security experts from across CGIAR will participate in a global campaign highlighting the role of agricultural research and projects on social protection prior to that day. Development leaders will appear >> Read more

Impact assessment review of IFPRI’s research program on social protection, 2000–2012

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the CGIAR Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM) commissioned and recently released an ex-post impact assessment review of the IFPRI’s social protection research program for the period 2000–2012. Completed by the group of experts from TANGO International, the report and accompanying brief are now available online and can >> Read more