International Food Policy Research Institute
The International Food Policy Research Institute is an international agricultural research center founded in the early 1970s to improve the understanding of national agricultural and food policies to promote the adoption of innovations in agricultural technology. Additionally, IFPRI was meant to shed more light on the role of agricultural and rural development in the broader development pathway of a country. The mission of IFPRI is to provide research-based policy solutions that sustainably reduce poverty and end hunger and malnutrition.
Promoting Healthy Food Systems$51m
Research on improving diet quality and nutrition for the poor, spearheading research that focuses particularly on women and children, who have high requirements for essential nutrients. Show how access to markets and economic growth shapes food choices and habits for the poor, with the aim of maintaining the safety of nutrient-rich foods and protecting or enhancing their nutrient content.
Research to improve overall development strategies to ensure broad-based growth in rural economies, particularly in sub-saharan africa and south asia. Understanding which structural factors and policies have led to successful or failed rural and agricultural development outcomes, with consideration given to elements beyond the agriculture sector, such as demographic structure, conflict, urbanization and income inequalities.
Ensuring Sustainable Food Production$17m
Research focusing on policies, institutions, innovations and emerging food and agricultural technologies that can advance food and nutrition security. An integrated research approach to improve the development of scientific knowledge, technology products, and best practices.
Improving markets and trade
Strengthening institutions & governance
Cross-cutting theme of gender