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The Institute was very pleased to co-host an event with the Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network (MFAN) on the subject of nutrition capacity, from the perspectives of the World Bank, Save the Children US, and USAID. MFAN co-chairs David Beckmann and George Ingram were in attendance, and Ingram served as moderator to a panel discussion. The event was well-attended by approximately 50 members of...
The eye-opener I recently participated in a conference organized by The Economist on The 9-billion question, alas, the challenges to feed the world’s growing population. The conference was mostly attended by the private sector, with participant representatives ranging from international agro-industries to chemical companies and commercial banks. Discussions revolved around many topics, such as...
BBC's science reporter, Matt McGrath discusses the findings of a new report that suggest that the banana family will replace certain staple crops that are typically grown in colder climates due to rising temperatures worldwide. This blog includes mention of banana as well as other crops like cassava, and cowpea as becoming important food crops given their tolerance to heat. Read this full blog at...
An opinion piece by Mexican President Felipe Calderón's regarding the need to address long-term challenges of food insecurity first, despite global economic challenges. You can read this piece at the Financial Times website.  Photo: © Curt Carnemark / World Bank
A look of the challenges that lie ahead to ensuring food and nutrition security​, from the eyes of Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever and Daniel Servitje, CEO of Group Bimbo. This op-ed piece is available from the Washington Post's Opinions website. Photo Maria Fleischmann / World Bank

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