Category Archives: Overview

Recent IFPRI Policy Note Offers Lessons from Kenya

A recent IFPRI policy note, Agricultural Land Management: Capturing Synergies Among Climate Change Adaptation, Greenhouse Gas Mitigation & Agricultural Productivity, identifies win-win-win strategies among agriculture adaptation, mitigation, and profitability that are applicable to the IFAD-IFPRI case study countries Ghana, Morocco, and Mozambique. … Continue reading

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Spotlight On: Mozambique

Increasing the rural poor’s access to markets for agricultural products is among the main priorities of the Mozambique government. The leading goal is to integrate smallholder agriculture and artisanal fisheries into the market economy and turn them into profitable economic … Continue reading

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Spotlight On: Morocco

The IFAD-IFPRI program allows complementary synergies to take place between the program’s activities and an IFAD portfolio of loans and grant programs currently being implemented in Morocco. Moreover, the country has taken on several climate change adaptation and mitigation initiatives … Continue reading

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Spotlight On: Ghana

Economic reforms in Ghana have been successful in promoting investment and trade and maintaining a healthy pace of economic growth. Nonetheless, the distribution of benefits from economic growth has been uneven. For example, poverty rates in the northern regions of … Continue reading

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Spotlight On: Vietnam

Vietnam has achieved rapid economic growth during the past 15–20 years, resulting in dramatic reductions in the incidence of poverty. The country has rapidly become a leading exporter of rice, coffee, black peppers, cashew nuts, and seafood. Income growth in … Continue reading

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Export Performance with the Food Price and Financial Crisis

The global economy experienced a surge in international cereal prices over 2007, peaking in the second quarter of 2008. The dramatic rise in corn, wheat, and rice prices has been attributed to a host of factors including droughts in grain-producing … Continue reading

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