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World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

IFPRI events - 17 Jan, 2019 12:41
Jan 22, 2019 - 09:00 am CET to Jan 25, 2019 - 05:30 pm CET Conference World Economic Forum Annual Meeting Climate Change Country and Regional Strategies Governance Meeting the SDGs Nutrition Science, Technology, and Innovation Health Environment and Natural Resources Agriculture Production

The World Economic Forum, with an objective to improve the state of the world, annually organizes a gathering that brings together leaders of global society.  IFPRI's Director General, Shenggen Fan will participate in several events around the meetings…

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Yemen Emergency Crisis Response Project: Impacts of Cash-for-Nutrition

IFPRI events - 15 Jan, 2019 12:27
Jan 16, 2019 - 12:30 pm to 02:00 pm EST Policy Seminar Yemen Food Prices Governance Health Markets Yemen Emergency Crisis Response Project: Impacts of Cash-for-Nutrition

This report evaluates impacts on child nutrition of the Cash for Nutrition component of the Yemen Emergency Crisis Response Project, implemented by the Yemen Social Fund for Development.  The current Cash for Nutrition program is a resumption and expan…

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Accelerating the End of Hunger and Malnutrition: Data, Investment, Partnership, and Accountability

IFPRI events - 11 Jan, 2019 11:48
Jan 24, 2019 - 05:45 pm to 07:00 pm CET Special Event Accelerating the End of Hunger and Malnutrition: Data, Investment, Partnership, and Accountability Climate Change Country and Regional Strategies Governance Markets Meeting the SDGs Nutrition Science, Technology, and Innovation Health Environment and Natural Resources

IFPRI along with the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, Global Nutrition Report, Scaling Up Nutrition, Wageningen University & Research, and World Business Council for Sustainable Development are co-organizing a side event during the 2019 World Ec…

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Agricultural Transformation and Market Integration in the ASEAN Region: Responding to Food Security and Inclusiveness Concerns

IFPRI events - 19 Dec, 2018 09:48
Dec 13, 2018 - 09:00 am +07 to Dec 14, 2018 - 05:00 pm +07 Regional Workshop South-eastern Asia Markets Food Security Agricultural Transformation and Market Integration in the ASEAN Region: Responding to Food Security and Inclusiveness Concerns

​​​​​Structural transformation in Southeast Asia poses challenges to the region's food security and inclusive agricultural growth agenda. Integration of agricultural markets within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is high on the polic…

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National Dialogue on Innovations for Promoting Balanced Application of Macro and Micro Nutrient Fertilizers in Indian Agriculture

IFPRI events - 14 Dec, 2018 10:47
Dec 12, 2018 - 09:00 am to 03:30 pm IST Policy Roundtable India Nutrition Health Governance Agriculture Production National Dialogue on Innovations for Promoting Balanced Application of Macro and Micro Nutrient Fertilizers in Indian Agriculture

Imbalanced application of different plant nutrients through fertilizers and inadequate access of indigenous sources, such as manures etc. to crops is a widespread problem in India. Lack of adequate knowledge among the farmers about the nutritional requ…

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Aspirations, Trust, and Poverty Reduction

IFPRI events - 13 Dec, 2018 16:46
Dec 19, 2018 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am EST Webinar Aspirations, Trust, and Poverty Reduction Governance Poverty

Understanding the psychological dimensions of poverty is critical for understanding how to alleviate it. The goal of this webinar is to highlight novel research on two psychological phenomena that are closely linked with experiencing poverty and econom…

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IFPRI Egypt Seminar: Advancing the Food System for Growth, Job Creation, and Better Nutrition in Egypt

IFPRI events - 13 Dec, 2018 11:47
Dec 20, 2018 - 02:30 pm to 04:30 pm EET Policy Seminar Egypt Markets Nutrition Country and Regional Strategies IFPRI Egypt Seminar: Advancing the Food System for Growth, Job Creation, and Better Nutrition in Egypt

According to joint IFPRI-CAPMAS estimates, the food system in Egypt makes up about 25 percent of the Egyptian economy and employs about 33 percent of the workforce. But the food system in Egypt is diverse and promoting different value chains within the…

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The Malabo Montpellier Forum

IFPRI events - 13 Dec, 2018 11:26
Dec 17, 2018 - 09:00 am to 05:00 pm WAT Conference Africa Nutrition Food Security Agriculture Production The Malabo Montpellier Forum

The Malabo Montpellier (MaMo) Forum provides a platform for informed dialogue and exchange among African policy makers at the highest-level on agriculture, nutrition, and food security.

The MaMo Forum is co-chaired by The Right Honourable Dr. Saulos K…

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2018 Partners' Forum

IFPRI events - 13 Dec, 2018 10:03
Dec 12, 2018 - 09:00 am IST to Dec 13, 2018 - 06:00 pm IST Conference 2018 Partners' Forum Health Gender Meeting the SDGs

Purnima Menon, Senior Research Fellow at IFPRI, will participate in the Partnership for Maternal Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH) forum, which will bring together 1,200 partners dedicated to the Every Woman Every Child (EWEC) movement and to the achiev…

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International Symposium on Understanding the Double Burden of Malnutrition for Effective Interventions

IFPRI events - 7 Dec, 2018 16:55
Dec 10, 2018 - 08:00 am CET to Dec 13, 2018 - 04:00 pm CET Conference International Symposium on Understanding the Double Burden of Malnutrition for Effective Interventions Nutrition Health Food Security

IFPRI is participating in the International Symposium on Understanding the Double Burden of Malnutrition for Effective Interventions.

The double burden of malnutrition (DBM) affects at least a quarter of all countries worldwide, with low and middle inc…

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Malabo Montpellier Webinar Series

IFPRI events - 4 Dec, 2018 16:28
Dec 10, 2018 - 03:00 pm to 04:15 pm GMT Webinar Malabo Montpellier Webinar Series Nutrition Governance

Between 2000 and 2016, Senegal made remarkable progress in reducing undernutrition. The prevalence of stunting decreased from 30 to 19 percent.

  • What did Senegal do differently?
  • What did it take to mobilize government at the cross ministerial level?
  • How…
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Do Medium and Large-Scale Farms Generate Income Spillovers for Rural Households?

IFPRI events - 4 Dec, 2018 15:36
Nov 6, 2018 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am EST Webinar Do Medium and Large-Scale Farms Generate Income Spillovers for Rural Households?

Land acquisitions by foreign and local investor farmers has generated much speculation about the impacts on smallholder households and rural communities. The study that will be presented in this webinar addresses these issues by exploiting inter-distri…

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Measuring Policy Distortions Along Agricultural Value Chains: Lessons From Africa and Asia

IFPRI events - 4 Dec, 2018 15:17
Oct 17, 2018 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am EDT Webinar Measuring Policy Distortions Along Agricultural Value Chains: Lessons From Africa and Asia Markets

The global agricultural sector is undergoing a transformation, with a rapid expansion of trade in processed agricultural commodities. With this transformation comes expanded interest in how agricultural value chains can aid rural development. This requ…

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Agricultural Mechanization in Africa: Lessons Learned From South-South Knowledge Exchange

IFPRI events - 4 Dec, 2018 12:56
Oct 4, 2018 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am EDT Webinar Agricultural Mechanization in Africa: Lessons Learned From South-South Knowledge Exchange Agriculture Production

Increased use of mechanical power for farming operations has been one of the key aspects of the agricultural and rural transformation and will remain so under the efforts toward achieving the SDGs. Agricultural mechanization in Africa gained significan…

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Helping Smallholder Farmers Manage Risks: Innovations to Improve Agricultural Insurance

IFPRI events - 4 Dec, 2018 12:47
Sep 19, 2018 - 09:00 am to 10:00 am EDT Webinar Helping Smallholder Farmers Manage Risks: Innovations to Improve Agricultural Insurance Social Protection Science, Technology, and Innovation

For most smallholder farmers in the developing world, livelihoods are intertwined with agricultural production, and thus highly dependent on weather. As climate change is making the weather increasingly unpredictable, farmers experience greater product…

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Community Forest Concessions in Petén, Guatemala: Effective Governance for Tropical Forest Conservation and Socio-Economic Development

IFPRI events - 4 Dec, 2018 12:10
Dec 13, 2018 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am EST Webinar Community Forest Concessions in Petén, Guatemala: Effective Governance for Tropical Forest Conservation and Socio-Economic Development Environment and Natural Resources Governance

The devolution* of forest rights to local communities is seen as a critical element of strategies aimed at conserving tropical forests and strengthening livelihoods based on them. In the Maya Biosphere Reserve (MBR) in Petén, Guatemala, forest concessi…

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Emerging Food System in South Asia: Policy Challenges and Opportunities

IFPRI events - 3 Dec, 2018 13:14
Dec 4, 2018 - 09:00 am to 01:00 pm IST Special Event Emerging Food System in South Asia: Policy Challenges and Opportunities

Session 1: Inaugural Session and presentations on opportunities to make food systems more nutritious and healthy

Welcome

Remarks

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Third Annual Takaful & Karama Conference

IFPRI events - 27 Nov, 2018 11:45
Nov 22, 2018 - 09:30 am to 02:00 pm EET Egypt Special Event Third Annual Takaful & Karama Conference

IFPRI research was highlighted at the recent Takaful & Karama conference in Cairo, Egypt attended by several high-level policy makers including the Prime Minister, Minister of Social Solidarity, Minister of International Cooperation, Minister of Educat…

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Agricultural Policy in Disarray: Reforming the Farm Bill

IFPRI events - 16 Nov, 2018 17:06
Dec 12, 2018 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EST Book Launch Agricultural Policy in Disarray: Reforming the Farm Bill

The 2018 Farm Bill, if passed, will set US farm policy for the next 5 years and cost some US $87 billion annually. Some of this spending will go toward the US farm safety net, which includes price and income support programs, conservation programs, and…

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