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Seminar: Food Systems and Nutrition in Bangladesh

In early May, IFPRI-Bangladesh is organizing a seminar on "Food Systems and Nutrition in Bangladesh" jointly with Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), the Embassy of Kingdom of the Netherlands, icddr,b World Food Programme, FAO, and UNICEF. The purpose of the seminar is to engage policymakers, development partners, UN agencies, civil society organisations, academia, and private read more

ANGeL Baseline Seminar

IFPRI successfully brings together stakeholders for key baseline findings.

A Nutrition Revolution for Africa: How Can African Agriculture Play a Greater Role?

Africa faces a triple burden of malnutrition: highly prevalent chronic malnutrition characterised by stunting; widespread micronutrient deficiencies; and rapidly increasing prevalence of overweight and obesity and related non-communicable diseases like high blood pressure and diabetes.

He says, she says: Exploring patterns of spousal agreement in Bangladesh

Participation in household decisions and control over assets are often used as indicators of bargaining power. Yet spouses do not necessarily provide the same answers to questions about these topics. In their discussion paper “He says, she says: Exploring patterns of spousal agreement in Bangladesh”, authors Kate Ambler, Cheryl Doss, Caitlin Kieran, and Simone Passarelli read more

UNSCN Discussion Paper: By 2030, End All Forms of Malnutrition and Leave No One Behind

A new discussion paper from the United Nations System Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN) aims to present the centrality of nutrition in the current sustainable development agenda.

IFPRI CA News Digest (April 18, 2017 – April 25, 2017)

News Power station’s heat allows unique fish farm in Karaganda (19 April 2017 Astana Times) Natur Produkt farm has been culturing rainbow trout at the Topar Lake 40 kilometers from Karaganda since last year. Close proximity to the Karaganda GRES 2 power station creates unique conditions for fish culturists; thermal release from the power station’s read more