Where’s the Money?

In villages across the world, smallholder farmers have banded together to cut their costs and raise their profits. These collectives […]

Ready for Anything?

The timing was perfect, unfortunately. This past June, a United Nations committee released a report called Food Security and Climate […]

Kenyan Triple Play

Farming for the planet can also be good for the bottom line. A new study has identified “triple wins”—specific farming […]

Indian Enigma

It shouldn’t be like this. In India, where economic growth has boomed in recent years, more than 40 percent of […]

On the Road

In a vast, rapidly developing country like Ethiopia, data—about everything from literacy rates to the number of flour mills—is essential […]

Who’s Farming?

Many agricultural development programs are launched with a faulty assumption: that the farmer is a man. But millions of small-scale […]

Meat: The Good, the Bad, and the Complicated

The Meat of the Issue

Global % increase in animal population 1970-2010

Farming Smarter

Conservation agriculture is increasingly common on large commercial farms. The tricky part is making it work for small-scale farmers.






When Medicine Is Not Enough

IFPRI’s 10-year RENEWAL program changed how people think about AIDS and food security.