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Paul Dorosh on the African Drought (Voice of America News)

Development Strategy and Governance Division Director Paul Dorosh joined the Voice of America's Vincent Makori to discuss the drought faced by many in Africa. The discussion, which focused in Ethiopia in particular, aired on VOA's Africa54 program.…

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Beyond advocacy: What it takes to strengthen women's land rights (Devex)

IFPRI Senior Research Fellow Ruth Meinzen-Dick published a piece on Devex about the importance of strengthening land rights for women. Meinzen-Dick wrote that more women with land rights will contribute to sustainability. “Plenty of evidence shows…

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Chicken Out (The Economist)

The Economist cited the research of IFPRI’s Derek Headey and Kalle Hirvonen in the December 12 issue. According to the article, Headey and Hirvonen found “that households which kept poultry indoors had a significantly higher rate of child stunting…

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Ethiopia Drought Warning (BBC)

IFPRI’s Paul Dorosh, Director of the Development Strategy and Governance Division at IFPRI, was interviewed on the BBC’s Focus on Africa program about hunger in Ethiopia. Though the BBC’s Sophie Ikenye mentioned that the number of people dying of…

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El Niño blamed for spike in global food prices (Marketplace)

IFPRI General Director Shenggen Fan was interviewed for a Marketplace story on the United Nations’ report that global food prices increased by almost 4% in October. Fan told reporter Annie Baxter that strategic reserves of food can help in the short…

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Watch on CCTV: Despite Progress, Widespread Hunger Persists

IFPRI’s Klaus von Grebmer, research fellow emeritus, was interviewed in a segment for China Central Television about the Global Hunger Index. An author of the report, von Grebmer explained how conflict has an impact on global efforts to reduce hunger.

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