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The changing challenges of hidden hunger: Micronutrients within the nutrition and development landscapes

17 Jan, 2020 11:49
Feb 3, 2020 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EST Policy Seminar Nutrition Meeting the SDGs Climate Change Food Security Food Prices Food loss and waste Globalization Health The changing challenges of hidden hunger: Micronutrients within the nutrition and development landscapes

Current global challenges in malnutrition and other development goals call for integrated, multi-sectoral approaches focusing on the entire food system, leading to healthier and sustainable diets for all. Among these challenges is micronutrient deficie…

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Global Forum for Food and Agriculture 2020

15 Jan, 2020 10:57
Jan 16, 2020 - 02:00 pm CET to Jan 18, 2020 - 04:00 pm CET Conference Food Security Nutrition Food Prices Globalization Meeting the SDGs Global Forum for Food and Agriculture 2020

IFPRI is participating in the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) 2020--an international conference that focuses on crucial questions concerning the future of the global agri-food industry.

GFFA, organised hosted by the Federal Ministry of Foo…

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Food Policies and their Implications on Overweight and Obesity Trends in Selected Countries in MENA Region

13 Jan, 2020 15:38
Jan 14, 2020 - 09:00 am to 01:00 pm EET Northern Africa Africa Middle East and North Africa Seminar Food Security Food Prices Food loss and waste Food Safety Nutrition Health Food Policies and their Implications on Overweight and Obesity Trends in Selected Countries in MENA Region

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region countries are known for high levels of overweight and obesity. Most predictions suggest that the rates of overweight and obesity have been increasing and are expected to reach alarming rates in the next fe…

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Trade for Secure, Diverse and Sustainable Nutrition: Key Messages from the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) 2020 Event

20 Dec, 2019 14:01
Jan 30, 2020 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EST Policy Seminar Food Security Food loss and waste Nutrition Meeting the SDGs Trade for Secure, Diverse and Sustainable Nutrition: Key Messages from the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) 2020 Event

The 2020 Global Forum for Food and Agriculture event “Food for All! Trade for Secure, Diverse and Sustainable Nutrition” brought together 16 Expert Panels hosted by policymakers, scientists, entrepreneurs, and stakeholders from civil society to discuss…

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Youth and Jobs in Rural Africa: Beyond Stylized Facts

19 Dec, 2019 12:41
Jan 21, 2020 - 12:15 pm to 01:15 pm EST Africa Book Launch Agriculture Production Agricultural Extension Nutrition Meeting the SDGs Youth and Jobs in Rural Africa: Beyond Stylized Facts

The share of working-age young people in Africa south of the Sahara has risen due to past declines in mortality coupled with high fertility. This “youth bulge” has created a sense of urgency among national governments and the international development …

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Food Systems Dashboard: How it will work

19 Dec, 2019 10:41
Jan 27, 2020 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EST Policy Seminar Food Security Nutrition Health Climate Change Environment and Natural Resources Food Systems Dashboard: How it will work

Our food systems are bankrupting our health systems, accelerating climate change and using natural resources in an unsustainable way.  Most people agree they need to be transformed to change this.  But how?  Food systems are complex and offer many entr…

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Africa’s Agriculture Trade in a Changing Environment

3 Dec, 2019 16:20
Oct 23, 2019 - 09:00 am to 01:00 pm CEST Policy Seminar Africa’s Agriculture Trade in a Changing Environment

Trade is an important avenue through which countries transform their economies and raise standards of living. For African countries, trade in agricultural products offers great potential to boost incomes for farmers, processors and other agricultural v…

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Launching the Global Foresight for Food and Agriculture Tool

3 Dec, 2019 15:30
Dec 18, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am EST Webinar Food Security Nutrition Agriculture Production Foresight Launching the Global Foresight for Food and Agriculture Tool

Join the Food Security Portal (FSP), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), and CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM) in the launch of the global foresight tool Impacts of Alternative Investment Scenarios. T…

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Rwanda Strategy Support Program: Enhancing Capacity for Evidence-Based Policy to Accelerate Agricultural Transformation and Rural Development

3 Dec, 2019 11:11
Dec 6, 2019 - 02:30 pm to 05:00 pm CAT Rwanda Africa Special Event Agriculture Production Agricultural Extension Meeting the SDGs Rwanda Strategy Support Program: Enhancing Capacity for Evidence-Based Policy to Accelerate Agricultural Transformation and Rural Development

The proposed Rwanda Strategy Support Program is an initiative aligned with the Government of Rwanda’s vision for accelerating agricultural transformation and rural development throughout the country. The program will assist the implementation of the 20…

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National Nutrition Conference in Ethiopia: Diets, Affordability and Policy in Ethiopia: From Evidence to Action

22 Nov, 2019 15:36
Dec 12, 2019 - 09:00 am to 04:30 pm EAT Ethiopia Africa East Africa Conference Nutrition Poverty Meeting the SDGs Globalization National Nutrition Conference in Ethiopia: Diets, Affordability and Policy in Ethiopia: From Evidence to Action

Despite progress, many children in Ethiopia remain stunted, diet diversity continues to pose a challenge, and food systems are changing rapidly.

To support the implementation of Ethiopia’s National Food and Nutrition Policy (NFNP), IFPRI, Policy Studi…

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Digital Technologies for Agricultural Transformation - Case of Senegal

21 Nov, 2019 12:59
Nov 22, 2019 - 10:30 am to 01:00 pm GMT Africa Senegal West Africa Webinar Agriculture Production Agricultural Extension Science, Technology, and Innovation Food Security Digital Technologies for Agricultural Transformation - Case of Senegal

The Malabo Montpellier Panel's last report, Byte by Byte: Policy innovation for transforming Africa's Food system with digital technologies has presented experiences from 7 African countries.

Join us on November 22nd to learn more from the Senegal's ca…

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2019 ReSAKSS - Gender Equality in Rural Africa: From Commitments to Outcomes

11 Nov, 2019 11:17
Nov 11, 2019 - 09:00 am GMT to Nov 13, 2019 - 05:00 pm GMT Africa West Africa East Africa Southern Africa Conference Gender Agriculture Production Agricultural Extension Meeting the SDGs 2019 ReSAKSS - Gender Equality in Rural Africa: From Commitments to Outcomes

State and non-state will reflect on how stakeholders should apply a gender lens to various issues among rural populations. The conference is held in Lomé, Togo from Nov. 11-13.

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SUN Global Gathering 2019

6 Nov, 2019 17:52
Nov 4, 2019 - 08:30 am +0545 to Nov 7, 2019 - 05:00 pm +0545 Conference Nutrition Meeting the SDGs Food Security Food Safety Food loss and waste Poverty SUN Global Gathering 2019

IFPRI is participating in the SUN Global Gathering, which brings together all SUN Government Focal Points and representatives of their partners from civil society, donor, United Nations agencies, private sector partners, academia, media, parliamentaria…

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Future Extension: Innovations and Evidence

6 Nov, 2019 11:31
Nov 7, 2019 - 09:00 am EST to Nov 8, 2019 - 05:30 pm EST Special Event Agriculture Production Agricultural Extension Future Extension: Innovations and Evidence

After decades of neglect, agricultural extension and rural advisory services are at the center of global conversations about sustainable agriculture, resilient livelihoods, and inclusive growth. Whether the discussion is on reaching farmers at scale, c…

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Gender Equality in Rural Africa: From Commitments to Outcomes

5 Nov, 2019 16:58
Dec 12, 2019 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EST Africa West Africa East Africa Policy Seminar Agriculture Production Gender Poverty Gender Equality in Rural Africa: From Commitments to Outcomes

Gender equality has been recognized as an important goal in itself as well as important to achieving other development objectives, such as reducing hunger and poverty. This is true worldwide and especially so in rural Africa, where women play an import…

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Transforming Africa’s Food System with Digital Technologies

4 Nov, 2019 12:03
Nov 26, 2019 - 09:30 am to 11:00 am EST Africa West Africa East Africa Southern Africa Policy Seminar Agriculture Production Food Security Poverty Climate Change Science, Technology, and Innovation Agricultural Extension Transforming Africa’s Food System with Digital Technologies

African countries have made considerable progress in increasing agricultural productivity and reducing hunger, malnutrition, and poverty. But  continued population growth, urbanization, changing diets, and climate change are putting pressure on food sy…

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2019 RESAKSS-Asia Conference: Evolving Agrifood Systems in Asia

29 Oct, 2019 14:48
Oct 30, 2019 - 09:00 am +0630 to Oct 31, 2019 - 05:00 pm +0630 Myanmar Asia East Asia South Asia Western Asia Central Asia Conference Nutrition Food Security Food Safety Food Prices Governance Markets Meeting the SDGs 2019 RESAKSS-Asia Conference: Evolving Agrifood Systems in Asia

The Regional Strategic Analysis and Knowledge Support System for Asia (ReSAKSS-Asia) facilitated by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), and the Myanmar Institute for Integrated Development (MIID), are organizing an international c…

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Food System Transformations: National Actions in a Globalized World

24 Oct, 2019 11:04
Nov 14, 2019 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EST Nigeria West Africa Viet Nam Southeast Asia Africa Asia Policy Seminar Food System Transformations: National Actions in a Globalized World

Food systems in developing countries are undergoing a rapid transformation shaped by global and regional events. But country actions will be critical in shaping future food system outcomes. 

Some countries are taking a systemic approach to assessing a…

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The Launching Ceremony of "The Making of a Blue Revolution in Bangladesh: Enablers, Impacts, and the Path Ahead for Aquaculture"

24 Oct, 2019 09:24
Oct 27, 2019 - 03:30 pm to 05:20 pm +06 Bangladesh India Book Launch Environment and Natural Resources Nutrition Poverty The Launching Ceremony of "The Making of a Blue Revolution in Bangladesh: Enablers, Impacts, and the Path Ahead for Aquaculture"

Welcome Address

Remarks on the Book

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Crafting the Next Generation of CGIAR Gender Research

21 Oct, 2019 14:56
Oct 30, 2019 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EDT Policy Seminar Gender Environment and Natural Resources Agriculture Production Agricultural Extension Nutrition Crafting the Next Generation of CGIAR Gender Research

How can agriculture and natural resource management advance gender equality? Asking this question rather than only its inverse — what does gender analysis bring to agriculture and natural resource management? — elevates the objective of gender equality…

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