Outgoing IFPRI Director General Shenggen Fan reflects in a Global Food Policy article on the promise of food policy to change human lives. He shares experiences from his time at IFPRI and lessons learned about how to best exploit the promise of food policy to eradicate hunger and ensure food and nutrition security for all while protecting the environment and planet.
Additional highlights from this week’s Compact2025 News in Brief include:
- The National Information Platforms for Nutrition (NIPN) Global Support Facility has developed a set of guidance notes to help countries adapt and apply the NIPN approach.
- The 2019 Annual Trends and Outlook Report from ReSAKSS applies a gender lens to key issues that must be addressed to fully achieve the Malabo Declaration goals for inclusive agricultural growth.
- To support the implementation of Ethiopia’s National Food and Nutrition Policy, IFPRI and distinguished partners will present new research results on diets, affordability, and policy at the National Nutrition Conference in Addis Ababa on December 12.