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IFPRI Launches 2013 Global Food Policy Report

IFPRI’s 2013 Global Food Policy Report examines major food policy developments, emerging issues,  key challenges and opportunities and reviews decisions of 2013.  It provides insights into successes as well as lessons learned to help advance policies which focus on food and nutrition security for the population most in need around the world. The report also includes data for several key indicators related to >> Read more

GSSP’s Scholarship Program I: Datasets Available!

To strengthen capacities as well as better utilize research, GSSP initiated a program for supporting Master’s level thesis research in 2013. In addition to offering students resources and collaboration opportunities to build their research capabilities, the scholarship program aims to enhance the relevance of this body of research to improving the effectiveness of agricultural and >> Read more

Parliament Committee of Food, Agriculture and Cocoa Affairs visits IFPRI

Members of the Committee of Food, Agriculture and Cocoa Affairs visit GSSP's office in Accra, Ghana on March 25th to discuss previous and future engagements and to show continued commitment to our collaboration.  "Past collaboration has been very very positive and we would like to continue the positive relationship", said Hon. Owusu Afriyie Akoto (Dr.).

Reflection on agriculture data information systems in Ghana

Data and information are the raw materials of economic analysis. They lend substance to description. Properly ordered, they reveal problems and solutions to problems. Lack of accurate and reliable data in many developing countries has hampered planning, monitoring and impact assessment of development programs to promote evidence-based policy making. Lack of commitment by national governments, >> Read more