In early December 2016, the Ministry of Food and the IFPRI-led consortium, including Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS) and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will announce the launch of the five-year Bangladesh Integrated Food Policy Research Program at an event in Dhaka. The program aims to combine policy research with capacity strengthening in order to […]
After working in Bangladesh for 30 years, IFPRI officially opens its doors.
To sustainably reduce global hunger and poverty through enhanced local capacity for rural innovation, IFPRI and CARE International are partnering with the Digital Green’s USAID-funded project Developing Local Extension Capacity (DLEC). DLEC will be conducting a workshop in December 2016 for agricultural extension and advisory services stakeholders. Participants from national and regional agricultural extension networks will share their insights […]
IFPRI-PRSSP, in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture, will convene a seminar to disseminate findings from the Agriculture, Nutrition, and Gender Linkages (ANGeL) baseline survey. ANGeL's baseline was conducted for 4,000 households in 16 districts across Bangladesh from late 2015 to early 2016. It collected unique data, including individual dietary intake data for all household members, anthropometric measurements for all […]
Through field-level trainings for farm households, the Agriculture, Nutrition, and Gender Linkages (ANGeL) project is exploring how who trains you—a man or a woman—affects behavior change. In the ANGeL Project, female community nutrition workers (CNWs) are key conduits of nutrition knowledge. IFPRI and Helen Keller International recently brought together 25 CNWs for a focused training on […]