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June 22, 2009 - Press Release
Helen Keller International Bangladesh Homestead Food Production Program Selected as Case Study for “Millions Fed” Initiative.

New York, NY – Out of 250 applicants, Helen Keller International’s (HKI) Homestead Food Production (HFP) program in Bangladesh has been selected to be one of twenty-seven case studies for “Millions Fed: Proven Successes in Agricultural Development.”  The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) initiated this research project with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.  IFPRI will present evidence from case studies of current policies, programs, and investments that demonstrate success in reducing poverty and hunger.

To download a copy of the full "Millions Fed:Proven Successes in Agricultural Development" report, please visit IFPRI's website. To download just HKI's case study, click here.

To view a video highlighting case studies from the book, "Millions Fed: Proven Successes in Agricultural Development" click here (the section on HKI is minutes 5:25-7:20).


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