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Building Capacity of Young Economists in Central Asia

Trainers Mr. Bakhrom Mirkasimov, Deputy Dean at the Westminster International University in Tashkent (WIUT) (third from the left), Dr. Ziyodullo Parpiev, Senior Lecturer at the WIUT and Advisor-Economist at the United Nations Development Program in Uzbekistan (5th from left), Dr. Kamiljon Akramov, Research Fellow and Leader of Central Asia Program at IFPRI (6th from left) read more

IFPRI CA News Digest (June 14 – June 20, 2017)

News USAID expands markets for farmers in southern Kyrgyzstan (June 14) U.S. Ambassador to the Kyrgyz Republic Sheila Gwaltney attended the opening ceremony for a vegetable consolidation center in the southern town of Aravan. The facility – a joint project between USAID and a local entrepreneur – will sort, clean, and package around 24,000 tons read more

South-South Learning to Accelerate Progress

Thailand made remarkable progress in nearly eliminating hunger and undernutrition in their country. To share the lessons from their experience with a broad range of stakeholders from Africa and Asia—including those from Compact2025 focal countries Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Malawi, and Rwanda—the International Food Policy Research Institute and Mahidol University hosted a learning event in Bangkok, Thailand read more

2017 Global Nutrition Launch date confirmed

We are excited to announce that the 2017 Global Nutrition Report will launch on 4 November.

New NSSP Publication in the African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics

The Nigeria Strategy Support Program (NSSP) is pleased to announce a new NSSP publication entitled “Evaluation of Nigerian Agricultural Production Data” by the NSSP Associate Research Fellow Dr. Patrick Hatzenbuehler (co-authored with Philip Abbott and Tahirou Abdoulaye), published in the African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics (Vol. 12, No. 12, pp. 125-141) in June read more

Why does exclusion matter for malnutrition?

Many countries have shown it is possible to address malnutrition. Yet for millions of children who still suffer because of malnutrition, progress has not been fast enough or equal enough. Why is this?