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Going the Last Mile: Accelerating Progress in Food Security and Nutrition

16 May, 2016 20:45
Jun 14, 2016 - 09:00 am to 05:30 pm CEST Special Event Going the Last Mile: Accelerating Progress in Food Security and Nutrition

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), the Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Cooperation (CTA), the Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development of the European Commission (EC), HarvestPlus, and the EC’s Joint…

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Sustainable Agricultural Growth in Nepal: Challenges, Opportunities and Options

5 May, 2016 15:46
May 29, 2016 - 09:00 am NPT to May 30, 2016 - 01:00 pm NPT Nepal Conference Sustainable Agricultural Growth in Nepal: Challenges, Opportunities and Options

Sustainable agricultural growth is critical to ensure food and nutrition security in a country like Nepal. Agriculture still contributes about one-third to the country’s GDP and provides direct livelihood to two-thirds of its population. However, the agriculture sector faces several challenges in Nepal, which includes low productivity, high instability, shocks due to climate change, lack of adequate infrastructure and investment.  This conference is being organized to address the challenges and explore possible options for sustainable and accelerated agriculture growth. 

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Pulses for Sustainable Agriculture and Human Health

4 May, 2016 20:46
May 31, 2016 - 08:30 am UTC to Jun 1, 2016 - 04:15 pm UTC India Conference Pulses for Sustainable Agriculture and Human Health

Global demand for pulses is rapidly increasing. Pulses are emerging as ‘future food’ in developed and many African countries. For South Asia region, pulses are traditionally important food commodities and cheap sources of protein. The region is now experiencing shortages of pulses and causing increase in imports. The challenge is to increase pulses production efficiently not only to meet the domestic requirement in the region but also supply for new consumers in developed and African countries.

Celebrating the International Year of Pulses 2016, the two day conference is spread across the themes:

  • Theme 1: Pulses production, consumption and environmental services
  • Theme 2: Pulses prices and markets
  • Theme 3: Policies and institutions
  • Theme 4: Pulses for human health
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Cairo Launch of IFPRI’s 2016 Global Food Policy Report

3 May, 2016 18:10
May 10, 2016 - 03:00 pm to 04:30 pm EET Special Event Cairo Launch of IFPRI’s 2016 Global Food Policy Report

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Panelists:

  • Sherine Al-Shawarby, Professor and Vice Dean for Community Affairs and Environment Development, Faculty of Economics and Political Science / Cairo University
  • Jacinto Fabiosa, Leader of the Trade and Investment Team, USAID/Egypt
  • Magued Osman, CEO, The Egyptian Center for Public Opinion Research (Baseera) & Editor and Lead Author of 2016 Egypt Human Development Report (HDR)
  • Dorte Verner, Lead Agriculture Economist, World Bank

Moderator:

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Supplying High-Quality Seeds and Traits to Smallholder Farmers: Policy and Investment Options for Developing-Country Seed Systems

13 Apr, 2016 20:19
Apr 28, 2016 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EDT Policy Seminar Supplying High-Quality Seeds and Traits to Smallholder Farmers: Policy and Investment Options for Developing-Country Seed Systems Seed Systems and Markets

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Moderator:

Chair:

  • Mark Rosegrant, director of the environment and production technology division, IFPRI
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Climate Impact on Food and Nutrition Systems: Coordinated Global and Regional Assessments

1 Apr, 2016 20:25
Apr 11, 2016 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EDT Special Event Climate Impact on Food and Nutrition Systems: Coordinated Global and Regional Assessments

Speakers:

  • John Antle, professor of agricultural economics at Oregon State University, and AgMIP co-principal investigator.  ( Video | Presentation )
  • Cynthia E. Rosenzweig, senior research scientist and lead of climate impacts at NASA Goddard Institute for…
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Brussels Launch of IFPRI's 2016 Global Food Policy Report

1 Apr, 2016 16:24
Apr 11, 2016 - 11:00 am to 12:30 pm CEST Special Event Brussels Launch of IFPRI's 2016 Global Food Policy Report Agriculture and Food Production Science and Technology Country Strategies Markets Post-2015/SDGs

Speakers:

  • Shenggen Fan, director general, IFPRI
  • Nathalie Francken, associate research fellow, Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
  • Jean-Pierre Halkin, head of unit rural development, food & nutrition security, European Commission
  • Miet Maertens, division of bioeconomics, University of Leuven

Chair:

  • Johan F.M. Swinnen, associate senior research fellow, Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)

 

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Geneva Launch of IFPRI's 2016 Global Food Policy Report

1 Apr, 2016 16:02
Apr 12, 2016 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm CEST Special Event Geneva Launch of IFPRI's 2016 Global Food Policy Report Agriculture and Food Production Science, Technology, and Innovation Country Strategies Markets Post-2015/SDGs

Speakers:

  • Shenggen Fan, director general, IFPRI
  • Samuel Gayi, head, special unit on commodities, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) 
  • Steve Godfrey, acting director general, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)
  • Lee Ann Jackson, counsellor, agriculture and commodities division, World Trade Organization (WTO)
  • Ricardo Meléndez-Ortiz, chief executive officer, International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)
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Third Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development

31 Mar, 2016 20:53
Apr 5, 2016 - 08:30 am SAST to Apr 8, 2016 - 06:00 pm SAST Special Event Third Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development Agriculture and Food Production Science, Technology, and Innovation Post-2015/SDGs Environment and Natural Resources

GCARD3 (2015-2016) is the third Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development. Organized by the Global Forum on Agriculture Research (GFAR) and CGIAR, GCARD is a global conversation between the research community and civil society on the future…

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Launch of IFPRI's 2016 Global Food Policy Report

9 Mar, 2016 22:25
Mar 31, 2016 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EDT Special Event Launch of IFPRI's 2016 Global Food Policy Report

Speakers:

  • Beth Dunford, assistant to the administrator, deputy coordinator for development for Feed the Future, United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Shenggen Fan, director general, IFPRI
  • Janet Ranganathan, vice president for science and research, World Resources Institute (WRI)
  • Maximo Torero, director of markets, trade and institutitions division, IFPRI
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Launch of IFPRI's 2016 Global Food Policy Report

9 Mar, 2016 22:25
Mar 31, 2016 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EDT Special Event Launch of IFPRI's 2016 Global Food Policy Report Agriculture and Food Production Science, Technology, and Innovation Country Strategies Markets Post-2015/SDGs

Speakers:

  • Shenggen Fan, director general, IFPRI
  • Janet Ranganathan, vice president for science and research, World Resources Institute (WRI)
  • Maximo Torero, director of markets, trade and institutitions division, IFPRI
  • Juergen Voegele, senior director, agriculture, The World Bank
  • Beth Dunford, assistant to the administrator, deputy coordinator for development for Feed the Future
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Investing in Communities: Key to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

25 Feb, 2016 17:14
Apr 6, 2016 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm UTC Special Event Investing in Communities: Key to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Speakers:

  • John Coonrod, executive vice president of The Hunger Project 
  • Pierre Ferrari, president, Heifer International  
  • Nancy Lee, deputy chief executive office, Millennium Challenge Corporation 
  • Tewodaj Mogues, senior research fellow, IFPRI 
  • Nancy E. Wilson, chief executive officer, Relief International 

Moderator:

  • Rajul Pandya-Lorch, head 2020 vision initiative and chief of staff, IFPRI
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IFPRI Egypt Strategy Support Program Launch Event

23 Feb, 2016 17:42
Mar 1, 2016 - 09:30 am to 03:00 pm EET Egypt Special Event IFPRI Egypt Strategy Support Program Launch Event

IFPRI launched its Egypt Strategy Support Program (SSP), on March 1, 2016 in Cairo

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IFPRI Egypt Strategy Support Program Launch Event

23 Feb, 2016 17:42
Mar 1, 2016 - 09:30 am to 03:00 pm EET Egypt Special Event IFPRI Egypt Strategy Support Program Launch Event

IFPRI launched its Egypt Strategy Support Program (SSP), on March 1, 2016 in Cairo

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International Conference on Eurasian Food Security and Nutrition Network and Eurasian Soil Partnership

16 Feb, 2016 15:26
Feb 29, 2016 - 08:30 am ALMT to Mar 2, 2016 - 08:00 pm ALMT Conference Kyrgyzstan Armenia Azerbaijan Belarus Georgia Kazakhstan Russian Federation Tajikistan Uzbekistan Food Security Nutrition Central Asia International Conference on Eurasian Food Security and Nutrition Network and Eurasian Soil Partnership

The International Conference on Eurasian Food Security and Nutrition Network and Eurasian Soil Partnership will be held on February 29 - March 2, 2016 in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic and is jointly organized by the Eurasian Center for Food Security (ECFS), FAO…

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International Conference on Eurasian Food Security and Nutrition Network and Eurasian Soil Partnership

16 Feb, 2016 15:26
Feb 29, 2016 - 08:30 am +06 to Mar 2, 2016 - 08:00 pm +06 Conference Kyrgyzstan Armenia Azerbaijan Belarus Georgia Kazakhstan Russian Federation Tajikistan Uzbekistan Food Security Nutrition Central Asia International Conference on Eurasian Food Security and Nutrition Network and Eurasian Soil Partnership

The International Conference on Eurasian Food Security and Nutrition Network and Eurasian Soil Partnership will be held on February 29 - March 2, 2016 in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic and is jointly organized by the Eurasian Center for Food Security (ECFS), FAO…

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