Nigerian agriculture is not living up to its potential. In a system mostly dependent on the rainfed cultivation, many Nigerians face ongoing food insecurity and poverty, due in part to chronic under-investment in agriculture.
On December 14th, 2017, the Tunisian Ministry of Agriculture, Hydraulic Resources and fisheries (MARHP-Tunisia), hosted a major conference at the National School of Administration (ENA) in Tunis, to discuss issues
It is often said in Africa that it takes a village to raise a child. Parenting is a shared responsibility, a communal affair. For Africa to tackle some of the challenges it faces, like the threat of severe malnutrition and hunger
The production of cash crops is often seen as an effective way to fight poverty in developing countries. Using data from the Senegal poverty monitoring Survey II (ESPS II), this study assessed the impact of the production
A collection of case studies defining the experiences of 13 African countries that have been made progress in addressing the challenge of malnutrition. The case studies draws some important lessons for other countries.
Le 27 novembre 2017 s’est tenu dans les locaux de l’IFPRI à Dakar, une formation à l’endroit d’enquêteurs organisée par Feed the Future Sénégal et le Projet d’Appui aux Politiques Agricoles (PAPA) .
It is widely agreed that agriculture is both a victim and a culprit of climate change. Agriculture is a leading contributor to climate change. The sector emits one quarter of global greenhouse gases, second only to the energy sector.
Thanks to the progress of the past couple of decades, African countries have started to reverse trends in poverty, hunger, and malnutrition.The ambitions contained in the Malabo Declaration, the African Union’s Agenda 2063
The ReSAKSS Country eAtlases (RCeA), the go-to interactive web-based geographic information system for policymakers, analysts, and other stakeholders in Africa has been given a brand-new look.
Technical Platform on the Measurement and Reduction of Food Loss and Waste During this side event of the 153rd Council of the FAO (CL153), FAO, IFPRI, and CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions and Markets (PIM) will launch the Technical Platform on the Measurement and Reduction of Food Loss and Waste and highlight knowledge and concrete steps required to scale-up foodRead more