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IFPRI at 23rd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP23)

1 Nov, 2017 20:31
Nov 6, 2017 - 09:00 am CET to Nov 17, 2017 - 05:30 pm CET Special Event IFPRI at 23rd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP23)

At this year's UN Climate Change Conference (COP23), nations of the world will meet to advance the aims and ambitions of the Paris Agreement and achieve progress on its implementation guidelines.

Researchers from IFPRI's Environment and Production…

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The 1.5 Billion People Question: Food, Vouchers, or Cash Transfers?

1 Nov, 2017 17:57
Nov 20, 2017 - 12:15 pm to 01:30 pm EST Book Launch The 1.5 Billion People Question: Food, Vouchers, or Cash Transfers? Social Protection

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    How to transform food systems for inclusive growth and poverty eradication

    20 Oct, 2017 22:03
    Nov 6, 2017 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EST Policy Seminar How to transform food systems for inclusive growth and poverty eradication

    Introductory Remarks:

    • Vimlendra Sharan, Director of Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations' Liaison Office for North America (FAO) (Video)

    Report Highlights:

    • Andrea Cattaneo, Senior Economist, the Food and Agriculture Organization of…
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    South-South Knowledge Sharing on Agricultural Mechanization

    17 Oct, 2017 20:42
    Oct 31, 2017 - 09:00 am EAT to Nov 1, 2017 - 05:30 pm EAT Conference South-South Knowledge Sharing on Agricultural Mechanization

     IFPRICIMMYT and the Ethiopian Agricultural Mechanization Forum are jointly organizing the conference on “South-South Knowledge Sharing on Agricultural Mechanization”, which will bring together national and international researchers, policy makers,…

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    9th CAER-IFPRI Annual Conference

    17 Oct, 2017 16:20
    Oct 18, 2017 - 02:00 pm CST to Oct 20, 2017 - 01:00 pm CST Conference 9th CAER-IFPRI Annual Conference

    Chinese agricultural producers face great uncertainty every day due to volatile commodity prices, skyrocketing input costs, uncontrollable weather, and an ever-changing globalized trade environment. Therefore, Chinese agricultural policy that supports…

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    27th Annual Martin J. Forman Memorial Lecture

    13 Oct, 2017 19:35
    Dec 6, 2017 - 02:00 pm to 03:30 pm EST Special Event 27th Annual Martin J. Forman Memorial Lecture Nutrition

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    The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) is pleased to host the 27th Annual Martin J. Forman Memorial Lecture.

    The Annual…

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    Climate resilience, sustainable food systems, and healthy diets: Can we have it all?

    12 Oct, 2017 19:57
    Oct 31, 2017 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EDT Policy Seminar Climate resilience, sustainable food systems, and healthy diets: Can we have it all? Climate Change

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    IUNs 21st International Congress of Nutrition (ICN)

    9 Oct, 2017 21:22
    Oct 15, 2017 - 09:00 am ART to Oct 20, 2017 - 05:00 pm ART Conference IUNs 21st International Congress of Nutrition (ICN)

     IFPRI is participating extensively in the 21st edition of the IUNS-ICN International Congress of Nutrition on October 15-20th in Buenos Aires, Argentina with the theme, “From Sciences to Nutrition Security”.

    Aiming to encourage the exchange of…

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    Bioeconomy – the new transformation of agriculture, food, and bio-based industries – implications for emerging economies

    6 Oct, 2017 21:13
    Oct 24, 2017 - 12:15 pm to 01:15 pm EDT Policy Seminar Bioeconomy – the new transformation of agriculture, food, and bio-based industries – implications for emerging economies

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    Effects of the United States Farm Bill on Developing Countries

    27 Sep, 2017 18:49
    Oct 19, 2017 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EDT Policy Seminar Effects of the United States Farm Bill on Developing Countries

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    Eliminating Hunger and Malnutrition: Are Sustainable Solutions in Sight?

    27 Sep, 2017 15:55
    Oct 4, 2017 - 09:30 am to 05:00 pm UTC Workshop Eliminating Hunger and Malnutrition: Are Sustainable Solutions in Sight?

    Organized by IFPRI’s Bangladesh Policy Research and Strategy Support Program (PRSPS), this workshop aims to bring together key stakeholders to discuss and debate critical issues related to poverty, hunger, and malnutrition that Bangladesh…

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    "A Bucket of Water: Reflections on Sustainable Rural Development"

    25 Sep, 2017 16:07
    Oct 11, 2017 - 12:15 pm to 01:15 pm EDT Book Launch "A Bucket of Water: Reflections on Sustainable Rural Development"

    Keynote Speaker:

    • Kanayo F. Nwanze, Fifth President (Rtd) of International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Special Goodwill Ambassador on Zero Hunger, Africa Region, and CGIAR System Management Board’s First Global Ambassador (Video)

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    Discussion on the Key Findings of FAO's 2017 "State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World" Report

    21 Sep, 2017 17:19
    Oct 5, 2017 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EDT Special Event Discussion on the Key Findings of FAO's 2017 "State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World" Report

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    • Kostas Stamoulis, Assistant Director-General, Economic and Social Development Department,…
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    What to do when markets and governments fail poor people

    15 Sep, 2017 21:47
    Sep 13, 2017 - 12:15 pm to 01:15 pm EDT Special Event What to do when markets and governments fail poor people

    How to overcome market failures was once the key question underlying development research. A primary conclusion of this research was that governments had to step in to resolve these market failures, for example by providing free public services or…

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    “Innovative Approaches to Tackling Urban Hunger and Malnutrition”

    15 Sep, 2017 16:29
    Sep 12, 2017 - 12:15 pm to 01:15 pm EDT Special Event “Innovative Approaches to Tackling Urban Hunger and Malnutrition”

    On September 12th, Nancy Roman, President & CEO at Partnership for a Healthier America, delivered the keynote address at IFPRI's annual staff retreat during which she explored the innovative approaches needed to address urban hunger and…

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    World Food Assistance 2017 - Taking Stock and Looking Ahead

    30 Aug, 2017 21:20
    Sep 19, 2017 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EDT Special Event World Food Assistance 2017 - Taking Stock and Looking Ahead

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    Developing the Seed Sector: What Role for Policy?

    17 Aug, 2017 20:56
    Aug 23, 2017 - 09:00 am to 05:30 pm +06 Country Workshop Developing the Seed Sector: What Role for Policy?

    The systematic and continuous introduction of improved seed varieties and their widespread adoption by farmers are a vital dimension of sustained agricultural productivity growth. Policy initiatives can play a major role in this process.

    This workshop…

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    "Agriculture, Development, and the Global Trading System: 2000-2015"

    7 Aug, 2017 16:52
    Sep 7, 2017 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EDT Book Launch "Agriculture, Development, and the Global Trading System: 2000-2015"

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