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discussion paper

The role of the private sector in food system resilience: Lessons from Cambodia

This paper assesses the role of the private sector by using the case study of Cambodia to learn specific lessons for increasing the resilience of food systems in the developing world. In order to develop a sustainable and lasting impact, it is…

working paper

Evolving food systems in Ethiopia: Past, present and future

Ethiopia’s food systems are rapidly evolving, being driven by major contextual changes including high population growth, rapid urbanization, infrastructure investments, and income growth. These changes are illustrated by dietary, agricultural, and…

booklet

Markets, trade, and institutions division

IFPRI’s Markets, Trade, and Institutions Division (MTID) provides innovative, evidence-based policy solutions to help drive inclusive economic growth, reduce poverty, and ensure food security worldwide through a more efficient food system.

book

The cocoa coast: The board-managed cocoa sector in Ghana

After almost 20 years of declining cocoa production, Ghana has been able in the last decade to increase the share of export prices going to producers and more than double production. Contrary to Washington Consensus prescriptions, these…

synopsis

2017 Global food policy report: Synopsis [in Arabic]

Important signs of progress in food security and nutrition and a commitment to sustainable development marked 2016. Yet challenges arising from dramatically changing political, economic, and demographic landscapes are sure to test the international…

project paper

The case for structured markets in Malawi

After reviewing Malawi’s recent export experience, this policy note examines the types and potential contributions of structured markets to export marketing with a specific focus on commodity exchanges and export mandates. An export mandate means that…

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