With the ongoing food crisis, stagnating yields and burgeoning poverty, never has the need been greater for precise information to accurately target and prioritise agricultural research and interventions. To meet this need, the CGIAR Generation Challenge Programme (GCP) commissioned a study to more precisely pinpoint the areas – in the developing world – which bear the brunt of the combined effects of poverty, drought and poor yields.
GCP Socio-economic studies briefs No 1. Generation Challenge Programme, Texcoco, Mexico, 4 pp.
Where in the world do we start? —Pinpointing global ‘hunger hotspots’ by merging worldwide data on poverty, drought and crop production.