Food Policy Report Examines Role of Food Security in Building Resilience to Conflict

A new IFPRI 2020 food policy report on “How to Build Resilience to Conflict: The Role of Food Security” is now available.

Highlights From Conference Briefs 12 and 14: Building Resilience In The Face Of Conflict

In the past few decades, food-related challenges like climate change and food and nutrition security coupled with other social and political issues have led to conflict and unrest on both the national and regional scale. Climatic shocks are considered to be one of the root causes of conflict, especially in resource-constrained settings. At the same time, conflicts tend to exacerbate existing vulnerability, leading to poverty‐conflict traps at the household, community, and national levels. In their conference brief, Margherita Calderone, Derek Headey, and Jean-François Maystadt review the research about the impact of climate change >> Read more