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World Food Prize: "Rise to the Challenge" 2019 Borlaug Dialogue International Symposium

IFPRI events - 27 Sep, 2019 10:13
Oct 16, 2019 - 09:00 am EDT to Oct 18, 2019 - 04:00 pm EDT Special Event Nutrition Food Security Agriculture Production Meeting the SDGs Climate Change World Food Prize: "Rise to the Challenge" 2019 Borlaug Dialogue International Symposium

IFPRI is participating in The Norman E. Borlaug International Symposium.

Each year, the Dialogue brings together over 1,200 people from more than 65 countries to address cutting-edge issues related to global food security and nutrition. Through the Bor…

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What Works Global Summit 2019

IFPRI events - 27 Sep, 2019 10:08
Oct 16, 2019 - 09:00 am CDT to Oct 18, 2019 - 05:00 pm CDT India South Asia Asia Conference Health Nutrition Governance What Works Global Summit 2019

IFPRI is participating in the What Works Global Summit 2019 (WWGS 2019).

WWGS 2019 will explore the evidence for designing, implementing and reviewing effective programmes and policies. It will share the latest evidence on synthesis research, research …

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Bigger Change Faster: Integrated Development, Health, and Environment Actions for a Sustainable Future

IFPRI events - 26 Sep, 2019 13:12
Oct 23, 2019 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EDT Policy Seminar Health Environment and Natural Resources Meeting the SDGs Bigger Change Faster: Integrated Development, Health, and Environment Actions for a Sustainable Future

From climate change to malnutrition, poverty to biodiversity loss, air pollution to humanitarian crises—the problems facing our world today are deeply interconnected. Holistic initiatives to address these challenges, notably the Sustainable Development…

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The 5th Global Science Conference on Climate-Smart Agriculture 2019

IFPRI events - 24 Sep, 2019 13:57
Oct 8, 2019 - 09:00 am WIB to Oct 10, 2019 - 05:45 pm WIB Asia Conference Food Security Food Prices Food loss and waste Nutrition Climate Change The 5th Global Science Conference on Climate-Smart Agriculture 2019

IFPRI is participating in the 5th Global Science Conference on Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA), which will be held from October 8-10, 2019.

Since the term climate-smart agriculture (CSA) was coined in 2010, the biannual global science conferences on CS…

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Understanding Urban and Rural Household Food Consumption in Senegal

IFPRI events - 24 Sep, 2019 11:15
Oct 1, 2019 - 03:00 pm to 05:30 pm GMT Senegal Africa West Africa Seminar Food Prices Food Security Agriculture Production Agricultural Extension Understanding Urban and Rural Household Food Consumption in Senegal

Using household consumption data collected in 2017/18, this chapter analyzes patterns of urban and rural food consumption in Senegal. We adopt two methodological approaches. The first is an in-depth (spatial) analysis of current diets and corresponding…

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2019 ECAMA Research Symposium: Inclusive and Sustainable Economic Development – Envisioning Wealth for All

IFPRI events - 20 Sep, 2019 15:57
Sep 18, 2019 - 08:30 am CAT to Sep 19, 2019 - 07:00 pm CAT Malawi Africa Southern Africa Conference Agriculture Production Agricultural Extension Meeting the SDGs 2019 ECAMA Research Symposium: Inclusive and Sustainable Economic Development – Envisioning Wealth for All

The Economics Association of Malawi (ECAMA), in collaboration with the National Planning Commission (NPC), Malawi Strategy Support Program of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), University of Malawi (UNIMA), the Government of Mala…

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Information, Governance, and Rural Service Delivery

IFPRI events - 20 Sep, 2019 13:14
Oct 21, 2019 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EDT Policy Seminar Governance Agriculture Production Information, Governance, and Rural Service Delivery

How can information be harnessed to improve rural service delivery and governance? The articles in the new special issue of the journal World Development on “Information, Governance, and Rural Service Delivery,” coedited by Katrina Kosec (IFPRI) and Le…

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Ghana’s Economic and Agricultural Transformation: Past Performance and Future Prospects

IFPRI events - 20 Sep, 2019 09:43
Oct 9, 2019 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EDT Ghana Africa West Africa Book Launch Agriculture Production Governance Ghana’s Economic and Agricultural Transformation: Past Performance and Future Prospects

Ghana’s Economic and Agricultural Transformation reveals that despite over 30 years of continuous growth in per capita income and rapid urbanization, Ghana has not industrialized and most of its workers remain trapped in low productivity work in agricu…

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Market Systems Development Best Practices Dissemination Workshop

IFPRI events - 13 Sep, 2019 15:55
Jul 18, 2019 - 08:00 am to 03:15 pm CAT Mozambique Workshop Agricultural Extension Agriculture Production Food Security Markets Poverty Market Systems Development Best Practices Dissemination Workshop

SDC contracted IFPRI to conduct an independent quantitative impact assessment of the effects of InovAgro, an MSD project.

The study, which had a baseline in 2015, longitudinally measures the impact on families of InovAgro's approach to developing mark…

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Delivering for Nutrition in India: Insights from Implementation Research

IFPRI events - 12 Sep, 2019 11:30
Sep 24, 2019 - 08:30 am to 06:00 pm IST India Conference Nutrition Health Meeting the SDGs Delivering for Nutrition in India: Insights from Implementation Research

Coinciding with the national nutrition month, this event is being jointly organized by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), the National Institute of Nutrition, and NITI Aayog. It is also supported and co-hosted by Alive & Thrive (…

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Regional Dialogue – Innovations for Advancing Farmer’s Use of Balanced Nutrient Application in South Asia

IFPRI events - 11 Sep, 2019 10:31
Sep 5, 2019 - 09:30 am to 05:30 pm +0545 Regional Workshop Agriculture Production Nutrition Regional Dialogue – Innovations for Advancing Farmer’s Use of Balanced Nutrient Application in South Asia

CSISA, with additional support from USAID/Nepal funded and CIMMYT led Nepal Seed and Fertilizer Project, is organizing a Regional Dialogue on “Innovations for Advancing Farmers’ Use of Balanced Nutrient Application in South Asia” on September 5, 2019, …

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Strengthening Private Sector Extension and Advisory Services

IFPRI events - 10 Sep, 2019 09:35
Sep 11, 2019 - 09:30 am to 11:00 am EDT Senegal Uganda Webinar Agricultural Extension Meeting the SDGs Strengthening Private Sector Extension and Advisory Services

IFPRI is participating in an Agrilinks webinar.

Effective agricultural extension and advisory services are widely recognized as essential for any program to transform agricultural systems and address global, social, and economic development objectives.…

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The investment effects of forest rights devolution

IFPRI events - 9 Sep, 2019 16:35
Sep 10, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am EDT Guatemala Mexico Nepal Namibia Webinar Environment and Natural Resources The investment effects of forest rights devolution

Local communities and indigenous peoples manage a significant portion of the world’s remaining forests, pastures, and fisheries as common property resources. Devolving ownership, use, and exclusionary rights to communities can, in many circumstances, p…

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Nurul Islam: Reflections from 60+ Years of Development

IFPRI events - 9 Sep, 2019 08:51
Sep 16, 2019 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT Special Event Nurul Islam: Reflections from 60+ Years of Development

Nurul Islam’s contribution to development reflects his remarkable career—which ranged from research and university teaching, to heading a prestigious research institute, to becoming a freedom fighter, to running the first Planning Commission in Banglad…

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Regional Policy Dialogue on Early Warning Early Action Mechanisms for the Prevention of Food Crises

IFPRI events - 30 Aug, 2019 09:24
Sep 5, 2019 - 10:30 am to 01:00 pm GMT Policy Roundtable Agriculture Production Food Safety Food Security Science, Technology, and Innovation Meeting the SDGs Regional Policy Dialogue on Early Warning Early Action Mechanisms for the Prevention of Food Crises

IFPRI is participating in a regional dialogue, which will take place as an invitation-only event during the African Green Revolution Forum 2019 (AGRF) on September 5, 2019 in Accra, Ghana. 

The AGRF brings together key stakeholders involved in African …

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Linking Climate Change, Gender and Nutrition: Approaches, Highlights and the Way Forward (under the GCAN Initiative)

IFPRI events - 26 Aug, 2019 13:50
Sep 17, 2019 - 09:30 am to 11:00 am EDT Webinar Gender Nutrition Agriculture Production Resilience Linking Climate Change, Gender and Nutrition: Approaches, Highlights and the Way Forward (under the GCAN Initiative)

Addressing gender inequalities, improving resilience, and promoting nutrition are all important goals, which many organizations are asked to “mainstream” throughout their programming. But how do these interact, and how do they influence agricultural gr…

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Aflatoxins: The Climate, Gender and Nutritional Linkages (under the GCAN Initiative)

IFPRI events - 26 Aug, 2019 13:44
Sep 12, 2019 - 09:30 am to 11:00 am EDT Webinar Climate Change Nutrition Gender Environment and Natural Resources Aflatoxins: The Climate, Gender and Nutritional Linkages (under the GCAN Initiative)

Aflatoxin levels and impacts are expected to increase with higher temperatures and increased water stress, particularly in tropical and sub-tropical climates. Two key avenues to address this challenge include minimizing contamination in the growing cyc…

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Launch of the 2019 Africa Agriculture Trade Monitor (AATM) Report

IFPRI events - 21 Aug, 2019 14:31
Sep 4, 2019 - 09:00 am to 10:30 am GMT Policy Seminar Agriculture Production Agricultural Extension Trade Launch of the 2019 Africa Agriculture Trade Monitor (AATM) Report

IFPRI and CTA will be launching the second edition of the African Agriculture Trade Monitor report during a High-level Panel on Regional Food Trade Policy.

The release of the AATM 2019 will coincide with the launch of the Regional Food Trade Platform w…

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Impacts of Cash Transfers on Preventing Malnutrition in Yemen

IFPRI events - 15 Aug, 2019 11:05
Sep 5, 2019 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EDT Yemen Middle East and North Africa Policy Seminar Nutrition Conflict and Migration Impacts of Cash Transfers on Preventing Malnutrition in Yemen

An impact evaluation of Yemen’s Cash for Nutrition program provides new evidence of the benefits of “cash plus” transfer programs to meet nutritional needs in conflict situations—a context in which rigorous evidence is scarce.

This event will review t…

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Paving the Path for South Africa's Energy Transition

IFPRI events - 13 Aug, 2019 13:26
Aug 28, 2019 - 09:00 am to 04:00 pm EDT South Africa Workshop Energy Environment and Natural Resources Paving the Path for South Africa's Energy Transition

South Africa is highly coal and energy-intensive, with an economy characterized by extremely high levels of unemployment and inequality. In the long run, sustainable growth and development in South Africa will depend crucially on the transition away fr…

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