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Accelerating Progress in Ending Hunger and Undernutrition

21 Sep, 2016 21:32
Oct 6, 2016 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm UTC Special Event Accelerating Progress in Ending Hunger and Undernutrition

Welcome: Shenggen Fan, Director General, IFPRI

Opening Remarks: Saulos Chilima, Vice President, Republic of Malawi          

Keynote: Kanayo Nwanze, President, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Perspectives:

ModeratorCatherine Bertini, Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University

Closing Remarks: Shenggen Fan, Director General, IFPRI

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IFPRI and FAO Joint Statement

19 Sep, 2016 03:02
Sep 16, 2016 - 11:45 am to 01:15 pm EDT Special Event IFPRI and FAO Joint Statement

The first ever visit of FAO Director-General to IFPRI’s headquarters in Washington last week celebrated four decades of rich partnership that has generated cutting-edge technical knowledge and enhanced expertise for supporting food security and improved…

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Technology Assessments and Platforms: Tools and Reach in Africa

14 Sep, 2016 15:53
Jul 19, 2016 - 09:00 am UTC to Jul 21, 2016 - 05:00 pm UTC Special Event Technology Assessments and Platforms: Tools and Reach in Africa Agriculture and Food Production Science, Technology, and Innovation Post-2015/SDGs Environment and Natural Resources

A meeting was held in Washington, D.C. (July 19-21, 2016) sponsored by the Scientific and Technical Partnerships in Africa Program, hosted at IFPRI and supported by IFAD, in partnership with the CGIAR research program on Policies, Institutions and Markets (PIM…

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Water for Food Security

12 Sep, 2016 20:08
Sep 22, 2016 - 03:00 pm to 05:00 pm UTC Special Event Water for Food Security

The Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) Global Food Security Project and University of California, Davis invites you to "Water for Food Security: A Vital Resource to Feed the Planet".

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Making Politics Work to Meet the SDGs

7 Sep, 2016 21:17
Sep 28, 2016 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EDT Special Event Making Politics Work to Meet the SDGs

Speakers:

Discussants:

Moderator:

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World Water Week

25 Aug, 2016 18:03
Aug 28, 2016 - 09:00 am CEST to Sep 2, 2016 - 06:00 pm CEST Special Event World Water Week Water Policy

World Water Week, organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), is the annual focal point for the globe's water issues.

This year's theme, "Water for Sustainable Growth", will focus on the inclusive use of this important resource for…

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Policy reform, agricultural trade, and economic growth in Myanmar

23 Aug, 2016 21:12
Aug 31, 2016 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EDT Myanmar Special Event Policy reform, agricultural trade, and economic growth in Myanmar

Speaker:

  • Dr. Zaw Oo, executive director, Centre for Economic and Social Development (CESD), Myanmar 

Panelists:

  • Justin Finnegan, deputy assistant to the administrator, USAID
  • Maximo Torero, division director of markets, trade and institutions at IFPRI

Chairperson:

  • Paul Dorosh, division director of development strategy and governance at IFPRI

Closing Remarks:

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Achieving a Nutrition Revolution for Africa

2 Aug, 2016 16:10
Oct 18, 2016 - 09:00 am GMT to Oct 20, 2016 - 05:30 pm GMT Africa Northern Africa Southern Africa Western Africa Eastern Africa Conference Achieving a Nutrition Revolution for Africa

IFPRI, in partnership with AUC, is convening the 2016 ReSAKSS Annual Conference to promote review and dialogue on the CAADP implementation agenda among policymakers, development partners, researchers, advocacy groups, farmers’ organizations, private sector, and other key stakeholders from within and outside Africa.

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Sustainable Intensification is the Answer to Global Food Insecurity

27 Jul, 2016 18:56
Sep 20, 2016 - 12:15 pm to 01:30 pm EDT Special Event Sustainable Intensification is the Answer to Global Food Insecurity

Speaker:

  • Sir Gordon Conway,  professor of international development at Imperial College, London and former president of the Rockefeller Foundation

Discussant:

  • Mark Rosegrant, division director of environment and production technology at IFPRI 

Closing Remarks:

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White House Summit on Global Development

19 Jul, 2016 21:47
Jul 20, 2016 - 09:00 am to 04:30 pm EDT Special Event White House Summit on Global Development

Shenggen Fan presented at the White House Summit on Global Development on July 20, 2016. He presented as a part of the ‘Feed the Future: Partnerships for a Food-Secure 2030′ panel. The Summit, which President Obama attended, brought together development…

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