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Global Nutrition Report Launch

1 Dec, 2014 19:54
Time:  12:15 pm to 1:45 pm EST (Please join us for lunch beginning at 11:45 am); Live webcast coming up at the scheduled time.

Presenter(s):  Welcome: Fawzi al-Sultan, IFPRI Board of Trustees |Speaker: Lawrence Haddad, Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI | Moderator: Roger Thurow, author and Senior Fellow on Global Agriculture and Food at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs | Panel: Richard Greene, Senior Deputy Assistant to the Administrator in the U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID) Bureau for Food Security | Brave Rona Ndisale, IFPRI Board member, Malawi | Juergen Voegele, Senior Director of the World Bank's Agriculture Global Practice |Closing Remarks: Shenggen Fan, Director General, IFPRI. Contact/RSVP: 

Simone Hill-Lee—s.hill-lee@cgiar.org, 202-862-8107

Location: 

International Food Policy Research Institute
2033 K Street, NW, Washington, DC
Fourth Floor Conference Facility

IFPRI is delighted to host a roundtable discussion to launch the new Global Nutrition Report in Washington, DC.

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24th Annual Martin J. Forman Memorial Lecture

19 Nov, 2014 17:36
Time:  12:15 pm to 1:45 pm EST (Please join us for lunch beginning at 11:45 am); Live webcast coming up at the scheduled time.

Presenter(s):  Michael Anderson, Chief Executive Officer, Children's Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) | Chair: Shenggen Fan, Director General of IFPRI. Contact/RSVP: 

RSVP to Simone Hill-Lee - s.hill-lee@cgiar.org, 202-862-8107

Location: 

International Food Policy Research Institute
2033 K Street, NW, Washington, DC
Fourth Floor Conference Facility

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) is pleased to host the 24th Annual Martin J. Forman Memorial Lecture. The event commemorates the significant impact on international nutrition by Martin J. Forman, who headed the Office of Nutrition at USAID for more than 20 years. The annual lecturer is invited to present his or her personal, often unconventional, views about large issues dealing with malnutrition.

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2014 Global Hunger Index Twitter Chat

10 Oct, 2014 20:09
Time:  10:00 am to 11:00 am EDT Presenter(s):  Connell Foley, Director of Strategy at Concern Worldwide | Purnima Menon, Senior Research Fellow in the Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division, IFPRI | Rafaël Schneider, Deputy Director Policy and External Relations, Welthungerhilfe | Doris Wiesmann, Independent Consultant Location: 

Online

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Together for Nutrition 2014

25 Sep, 2014 14:13
Location: 

New Delhi, India

POSHAN (Partnerships and Opportunities to Strengthen and Harmonize Actions for Nutrition in India) and Transform Nutrition are pleased to announce the conference Together for Nutrition 2014: Working Across Sectors to Improve Nutrition in India, which will be held October 29–30, 2014, in New Delhi.

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Conference website

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IFPRI-PRSSP Workshop "Evidence-Based Policy Options for Food and Nutrition Security in Bangladesh"

17 Sep, 2014 21:00
Time:  9:00 am to 5:30 pm Contact/RSVP: 

Nazrul Islam
Tel: +(880-2) 989-8686; 989-3434 | Cell: +88-01711-124621
E-mail: nazrul.islam@cgiar.org

Location: 

Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel • Dhaka, Bangladesh

Background

Food and nutrition security depends not only on food production and consumption but also on the policies that affect food systems, from farm to table. Since 1988, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has had a strong presence in Bangladesh, conducting research, providing policy support, and strengthening stakeholders’ capacity. This on-the-ground presence has allowed IFPRI to generate evidence-based research results on critical food and nutrition security issues.

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Innovations in Science and Policy

16 Sep, 2014 14:58
Time:  12:15 pm to 1:45 pm EDT (Please join us for lunch beginning at 11:45 am); Live webcast coming up at the scheduled time.

Presenter(s):  Chair: Gwendolyn Stansbury, Division Director, Communications and Knowledge Management Division, IFPRI | Speakers: Robert Bertram, Chief Scientist, Bureau for Food Security, USAID | Shenggen Fan, Director General of IFPRI | Robert S. Zeigler, Director General of the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI). Contact/RSVP: 

RSVP to Simone Hill-Lee - s.hill-lee@cgiar.org, 202-862-8107.

Location: 

International Food Policy Research Institute
2033 K Street, NW, Washington, DC
Fourth Floor Conference Facility

IFPRI-IRRI Policy Seminar

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Innovation in Indian Agriculture: Ways Forward

8 Sep, 2014 18:00
Location: 

India International Centre
40 Max Mueller Marg
New Delhi – 110003 India

This event is by invitation only

The Institute of Economic Growth (IEG), New Delhi and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Washington, DC will convene a two-day international conference in New Delhi on December 4-5, 2014 to explore innovative ways of accelerating development in India’s agricultural sector through productivity growth, higher returns to farming, acceleration of poverty reduction, and the improvement of social and economic welfare in rural India.

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Building Resilience in the Face of Climate Change and Weather Shocks

2 Sep, 2014 15:35
Time:  12:15 pm to 1:45 pm EDT (Please join us for lunch beginning at 11:45 am); Live webcast coming up at the scheduled time.

Presenter(s):  Moderated by: Dan Glickman, Co-chair, Global Agricultural Development Initiative, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs | Panelists: Rachel Kyte, Group Vice President and Special Envoy for Climate Change, The World Bank | Cynthia Rosenzweig, Senior Research Scientist, Goddard Institute for Space Studies at Columbia University | Shenggen Fan, Director General, IFPRI | John McDermott, Director, CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health, IFPRI. Contact/RSVP: 

RSVP to Simone Hill-Lee - s.hill-lee@cgiar.org, 202-862-8107

Location: 

International Food Policy Research Institute
2033 K Street, NW, Washington, DC
Fourth Floor Conference Facility

As the food system grows more fragile, climate change and increasingly volatile weather are reducing agricultural productivity globally. There is an urgent need for strategies to build resilience for the world’s farmers to adapt to these changing conditions.

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