On Tap

Privatizing water services can improve access to safe water

Boy drinking water

Pooling the Risk

New lessons on how countries can best join together to insure populations in case of disaster

Women, girls, donkey cart hauling water through dust storm

Saving for a Sunny Day

Can insurance help Ethiopian farmers survive the droughts that are likely to come?

Sunflowers growing in a field

Coming and Going

Is migration from Africa good or bad for the places migrants leave behind?

People lined up to get on a plane in Africa

What’s Politics Got to Do with It?

FEATURE ARTICLE: Nutrition has long been neglected in policy circles. Advocates in developing countries are now learning how to get nutrition on the political agenda and how to take effective action.

Child being weight, India

In Focus

Girl in blue dress writes in a school notebook

A Bigger Toolbox

There’s more to fighting malnutrition than just nutrition programs

Saving for a Sunny Day

Can insurance help Ethiopian farmers survive the droughts that are likely to come?

Coming and Going

Is migration from Africa good or bad for the places migrants leave behind?

In Brief

Boy drinking water

On Tap

Privatizing water services can improve access to safe water

Détente in the Dairy Sector?

Small dairy producers and multinationals may be able to work together

Pooling the Risk

New lessons on how countries can best join together to insure populations in case of disaster

Legal Aid

Can community paralegals help women exercise their land rights?

Mapping the Big Picture

Analyzing pathways of influence can illuminate policy processes and problems

Farm Bill Follies

Is the 2013 US Farm Bill destined to wither on the vine?

Talking with Morten Jerven

Morten Jerven is the author of the recent book Poor Numbers: How We Are Misled by African Development Statistics and What to Do about It

In Person

Ephraim Nkonya and colleague examine land affected by salinity

Putting a Price Tag on Land Degradation

The costs and benefits of reversing land degradation, says IFPRI’s Ephraim Nkonya, must be expressed in terms that resonate with policymakers and government officials.