IFPRI hosted an official side event on “Investing for Reshaping Food Systems” during the UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development on July 11. Co-chaired by the Permanent Representatives of Canada and Jamaica to the United Nations, the event explored key policies and investments to reshape food systems that can help achieve multiple Sustainable Development […]
Improving food security and nutrition is critical to meeting the Sustainable Development Goals, but the world is not on track to end hunger and malnutrition by 2030. How can we accelerate progress in transforming our agri-food systems to meet the needs of the hungry and malnourished? This global event will bring together decision makers, practitioners, […]
To speed up progress toward ending malnutrition, informed decision making is critical.
Data have never been more mainstream and accessible. At the same time, the world has never confronted as many urgent challenges to ending hunger and malnutrition–urbanization, climate change, persistent conflicts, growing inequality, and more. In many developing countries, however, the capacity to analyze complex datasets is limited, which stifles the government’s capacity to make the […]
This is a guest blog post authored by Dr. Kanayo F. Nwanze The number of young people between ages 15 and 24 is growing rapidly. The youth bulge is particularly pronounced in Africa and south Asia, where the youth population is expected to double in the next 30 years. As of 2012, 10 million young […]