Monthly Archives: July 2011

Strategies to Achieve Food Security in Africa

While the African agricultural sector has experienced growth in recent years, increasing agricultural productivity remains a challenge for the region, particularly for Sub-Saharan Africa. With growing concerns over climate change and deforestation, the need to find sustainable ways to increase … Continue reading

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Second Annual Malthus Lecture Highlights Need to Focus on Smallholder Development

On July 14, IFPRI presented its Second Annual Malthus Lecture in collaboration with the Population Reference Bureau.  Dr. Ismail Serageldin, Director of the Library of Alexandria, presented a talk on Feeding the World Sustainably: Reflections, Issues, and Suggestions.   The lecture … Continue reading

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Improving Market Access Through Research and Analysis

While increasing access to well-functioning markets for high-value agricultural products is one key component of the IFAD-IFPRI Strategic Partnership Program, a related component that is just as important is ensuring that smallholder producers, particularly women, have the capacity to take … Continue reading

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