Insect Husbandry

IFPRI researchers are working with farmers in Cambodia to banish harmful insects and promote beneficial ones.

Portrait of Pakistan

A survey of Pakistan, conducted in the face of serious obstacles, puts numbers to rural realities.






Into the Spotlight

The grain teff has been consumed as a staple in Ethiopia for centuries but is little known outside the country. Now, researchers are training their attention on this understudied crop.






Curb Your Enthusiasm

Africa needs its own Green Revolution, not a knockoff of Asia’s.






Better Nutrition through Song

HarvestPlus is using star power to help spread the word about biofortified staple foods.






The Road from Bali

Will the new world trade agreement create a fairer and more robust global trading system for developing countries?






The Right Stuff

Ethiopian farmers have long relied on just two kinds of fertilizer to boost nutrients in their depleted soils. Now, they are finally getting more choices.






Mixed Signals

How do you prepare for climate change when forecasts point in different directions?






The War of Words over Biofuels

Research on land use is used as evidence in Europe's battle over biofuel mandates, but the issue remains unsettled.






Bean Counting

Should Indians be growing and eating more pulses?