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Expanding livestock production in Asia and Africa key to environmental and human welfare gains

By Susan MacMillan, ILRI — Published this month in Global Food Security and led by scientists at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), this paper confirms a wealth of similar evidence showing that, with sufficient and targeted investments in their livestock sectors, many low- and middle-income countries can achieve both ...
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Webinar: Climate resilience and job prospects for young people in agriculture

Climate change matters for all people. Does it matter particularly for young people?  If so, where and how? Join this PIM Webinar on February 7 (Thursday) with Karen Brooks (Georgetown University) and Keith Wiebe (IFPRI) to learn more and discuss! Countries with a high proportion of young job seekers (for example, those projected in 2030 ...
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Leveraging higher demand for livestock-derived foods to meet nutritional needs of the world’s poor

By Dolapo Enahoro, ILRI — The livestock sector is a major contributor to global food supply of energy, proteins, essential nutrients and it provides livelihoods to millions of people. In many low and middle-income countries (LMICs) livestock production is also the mainstay of the economy. As such, investment in development ...
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Risk of increased food insecurity under stringent global climate change mitigation policy

By Tim Sulser, IFPRI— Several IFPRI-based GFSF researchers were pleased to join with other authors from AgMIP (led by Tomoko Hasegawa from the National Institute for Environmental Studies of Japan) to publish an article, "Risk of increased food insecurity under stringent global climate change mitigation policy," in Nature Climate Change.  ...
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How much will it cost to end hunger?

By Tim Sulser — As part of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), world leaders have committed to ending hunger by 2030. Yet despite unprecedented progress made in recent decades, the world is not on track to reach the goal. Current levels of spending to end hunger are inadequate. Global Futures ...
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