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Bangladesh Integrated Food Policy Research Program Launching Ceremony

2 Dec, 2016 17:23
Dec 6, 2016 - 09:00 am to 02:30 pm +06 Special Event Bangladesh Integrated Food Policy Research Program Launching Ceremony

The Bangladesh Integrated Food Policy Research Program is designed to meet the food policy needs of a growing Bangladesh. 

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26th Annual Martin J. Forman Memorial Lecture

22 Nov, 2016 20:07
Dec 19, 2016 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EST Special Event 26th Annual Martin J. Forman Memorial Lecture

Speaker:

  • Lawrence Haddad, Executive Director, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)

Chairperson:

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Monitoring agricultural incentives: A global perspective

7 Nov, 2016 21:13
Nov 18, 2016 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EST Policy Seminar Monitoring agricultural incentives: A global perspective

Speakers:

  • Kym Anderson, Professor of Economics at the University of Adelaide and Australian National University, and IFPRI board chair
  • Holger A. Kray, Head of the World Bank’s Africa Agricultural Policy Unit
  • David Laborde Debucquet, Senior research fellow, IFPRI
  • Pedro Martel, Chief for the environment, rural development, and disaster risk management division at Inter-American Development Bank

Chair

  • Anne O. Krueger, Senior research professor of international economics at Johns Hopkins University

Closing Remarks:

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22nd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

4 Nov, 2016 15:54
Nov 13, 2016 - 09:00 am WET to Nov 16, 2016 - 05:00 pm WET Special Event 22nd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Climate Change Agriculture and Food Production

COP22 in Marrakech took over the reins from COP21 during which important progress was made. It focused on action items in order to achieve the priorities of The Paris Agreement, especially related to adaptation, transparency, technology transfer, mitigation, capacity building and loss and damages. For Salaheddine Mezouar, President of COP22, this conference was an “opportunity to make the voices of the most vulnerable countries to climate change heard, in particular African countries and island states. It is urgent to act on these issues linked to stability and security,” he declared. COP22 was designated as one of action.

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New Directions for Irrigation Development in Tanzania

19 Oct, 2016 19:28
Sep 2, 2016 - 08:30 am to 06:00 pm EAT United Republic of Tanzania Special Event New Directions for Irrigation Development in Tanzania

Irrigation is important in Tanzania to deal with the erratic rainfall, especially in the context of climate change. Irrigation can minimize frequent food shortages that are attributable to dependence on rainfall, and increase yields. However, to do this…

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Follow-Up to the S4AC Write Shop

18 Oct, 2016 20:35
Sep 30, 2016 - 02:30 pm to 04:00 pm EDT Special Event Africa Science, Technology, and Innovation Follow-Up to the S4AC Write Shop

Welcome and Introductions 

Transformative potential of big data and technology: Leveraging CGIAR data (Presentation)

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Agriculture sector working group meeting in Myanmar

12 Oct, 2016 19:22
Aug 18, 2016 - 09:00 am to 11:00 am UTC Myanmar Workshop Agriculture sector working group meeting in Myanmar

The agriculture sector working group of the donor consortium – Livelihoods and Food Security Trust Fund (LIFT) in collaboration with the Center for Economic and Social Development (CESD), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), and the Michigan…

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IFPRI-CARE International Partnership Agreement

12 Oct, 2016 16:44
Oct 6, 2016 - 08:30 am to 09:00 am UTC Special Event IFPRI-CARE International Partnership Agreement

On October 6, 2016, IFPRI director general Dr. Shenggen Fan welcomed Dr. Wolfgang Jamann to IFPRI’s Washington headquarters. Dr. Jamann is Secretary General and CEO of Geneva-based CARE International Federation. During their meeting, the two leaders signed a…

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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 EDT Special Event Accelerating Progress in Ending Hunger and Undernutrition

Welcome Remarks: Shenggen Fan, Director General, IFPRI

Keynote Address: 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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