The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the Trust for Advancement of Agricultural Sciences (TAAS) are jointly organizing a Conference on “Sustainable Development Goals: Preparedness and Role of Indian Agriculture” on 11-12 May 2017 in NASC Complex, New Delhi, India.
This week's International Women’s Day 2017 celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women.
Nutrition outcomes in post-Green Revolution Bangladesh Cross-posted from the IFPRI website written by Rebecca Sullivan While gains in agricultural productivity and poverty reduction achieved during the Green Revolution have been widely recognized, little is known of how these shifts in practice and production impacted the nutritional status of individuals in these countries, particularly women andRead more
India has witnessed agricultural growth during the 11th plan of 4.1 percent, record production of food grains, increased private investment in agriculture, and technological advancement. Nevertheless, farmers still face challenges of limited access to markets, climate change, shrinking farm size, yield gaps, and increases in the cost of cultivation, resulting in a decline of farmers’Read more
The following post is by Mruthyunjaya H, former national director, NAIP With new government in the policy corridors, immediate actions by them in the first 100 days, not only define measures for current key challenges but will also lays their future development pathways for the coming 1 year, 3 years and 5 years. Over theRead more
Despite the fact that India is the second fastest growing economy in the world, it is still home to one-third of the world’s malnourished children. According to the third National Family Health Survey (NFHS-3), one-third of Indian children are born with low birth weight, 45 percent of children below three years of age are stunted,Read more