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Agriculture and the Rural Economy in Pakistan: Issues, Outlooks, and Policy Priorities

12 Jan, 2017 18:14
Jan 25, 2017 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EST Book Launch Agriculture and the Rural Economy in Pakistan: Issues, Outlooks, and Policy Priorities

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Round 2 Technology Assessments and Platforms: Tools and Reach in Africa

9 Jan, 2017 22:06
Dec 1, 2016 - 09:00 am EAT to Dec 2, 2016 - 03:30 pm EAT Joint Seminar Series Round 2 Technology Assessments and Platforms: Tools and Reach in Africa Agriculture and Food Production Science, Technology, and Innovation Environment and Natural Resources

Round 2 of the Technology Assessments and Platforms: Tools and Reach in Africa – A Partner’s Meeting took place on ILRI’s Nairobi campus, December 1 and 2, 2016. The meeting was co-hosted by the S&T Partnerships in Africa Program from IFPRI and the…

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Visioning the future of Food Security

22 Dec, 2016 22:02
Jan 18, 2017 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EST Policy Seminar Visioning the future of Food Security

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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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Bangladesh Integrated Food Policy Research Program Launching Ceremony

2 Dec, 2016 17:23
Dec 6, 2016 - 02:00 pm to 07:30 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

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

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26th Annual Martin J. Forman Memorial Lecture

22 Nov, 2016 20:07
Dec 19, 2016 - 05:15 pm to 06:45 pm EST Special Event 26th Annual Martin J. Forman Memorial Lecture

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To many on the international conference circuit, business and nutrition are like…

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Improving human and environmental health in peri-urban areas

12 Nov, 2016 17:18
Jan 11, 2017 - 12:15 pm to 01:15 pm EST Policy Seminar Improving human and environmental health in peri-urban areas

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Today, more than half the world’s population resides in cities. By 2050, city and near-city…

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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

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

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Monitoring agricultural incentives: A global perspective

7 Nov, 2016 21:13
Nov 18, 2016 - 05:15 pm to 06:45 pm EST Policy Seminar Monitoring agricultural incentives: A global perspective

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

4 Nov, 2016 15:54
Nov 13, 2016 - 02:00 pm WET to Nov 16, 2016 - 10:00 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…

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New Directions for Irrigation Development in Tanzania

19 Oct, 2016 19:28
Sep 2, 2016 - 12:30 pm to 10:00 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…

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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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Follow-Up to the S4AC Write Shop

18 Oct, 2016 20:35
Sep 30, 2016 - 06:30 pm to 08:00 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…

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Agriculture sector working group meeting in Myanmar

12 Oct, 2016 19:22
Aug 18, 2016 - 01:00 pm to 03:00 pm 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…

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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…

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IFPRI-CARE International Partnership Agreement

12 Oct, 2016 16:44
Oct 6, 2016 - 12:30 pm to 01:00 pm 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…

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