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European Development Days Lab Debate Session

IFPRI events - 20 May, 2019 16:13
Jun 19, 2019 - 09:00 am to 10:15 am CEST Global Food Policy Report Globalization Agricultural Extension Agriculture Production Food Security Food Prices Nutrition Meeting the SDGs Climate Change Markets European Development Days Lab Debate Session

Revitalizing rural areas is critical to building a world that leaves no one behind. Climate change, conflict, urbanization and increasing rural-urban inequalities are some of the most urgent challenges faced by marginalized communities. These challenge…

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The 1st China and Global Agricultural Policy Forum: 2019 Global Food Policy Report and China Agricultural Policy Report 2019

IFPRI events - 13 May, 2019 10:15
May 13, 2019 - 09:00 am to 11:55 am CST China Global Food Policy Report Globalization Food Security Nutrition Health Meeting the SDGs Agriculture Production The 1st China and Global Agricultural Policy Forum: 2019 Global Food Policy Report and China Agricultural Policy Report 2019

Welcome and Introduction

Moderator, Mr. Longjiang Yuan, Director General, Institute of Agricultural Economics and Development of CAAS

Opening Remarks

  • Prof. Huajun Tang, Member of the Leading Party Group, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MOA);…
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3rd Global ODA Forum for Sustainable Agricultural Development

IFPRI events - 10 May, 2019 17:30
May 13, 2019 - 09:00 am KST to May 15, 2019 - 06:20 pm KST Conference Agriculture Production Agricultural Extension Nutrition Health 3rd Global ODA Forum for Sustainable Agricultural Development

IFPRI is participating in the third Global ODA Forum where international organizations and domestic related organizations leading the development of the agriculture, forestry and livestock industry in the international community gather will together to…

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The Shape of Food Security – A Presentation on the Creation, Life, and Publications of Food Security

IFPRI events - 10 May, 2019 15:54
Jun 4, 2019 - 12:15 pm to 01:30 pm EDT Special Event Nutrition Food Security Health The Shape of Food Security – A Presentation on the Creation, Life, and Publications of Food Security

Ten years ago, plant pathologists Richard Strange and Peter Scott founded the journal "Food Security—the Science, Sociology and Economics of Food Production and Access to Food" in response to Norman Borlaug’s challenge to "do more for food security."

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Digital Tools for Better Rural Investments: The Agricultural Investment Data Analyzer

IFPRI events - 10 May, 2019 10:38
May 15, 2019 - 09:30 am to 11:30 am CEST Egypt Policy Seminar Agricultural Extension Agriculture Production Food Security Social Protection Country and Regional Programs Digital Tools for Better Rural Investments: The Agricultural Investment Data Analyzer

Building on the previous IFAD-IFPRI-PIM (CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets) project), “Decreasing Vulnerability to Conflict in Arab Countries through Rural Development," the Agricultural Investment Data Analyzer (AIDA) proje…

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Determinants of Rural Youth Migration Throughout the Developing World

IFPRI events - 7 May, 2019 14:42
May 14, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am EDT Bangladesh Indonesia Nigeria Pakistan United Republic of Tanzania Webinar Conflict and Migration IFPRI-Led CGIAR Research Programs Country and Regional Programs Determinants of Rural Youth Migration Throughout the Developing World

The decision of whether to migrate or not is one of many important decisions that young men and women make throughout the developing world. In this webinar, we will discuss determinants of internal migration by youth within five different countries (Ba…

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Transforming Food Systems for a Rising India

IFPRI events - 7 May, 2019 12:13
Jun 6, 2019 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EDT India Book Launch Nutrition Climate Change Food Safety Food Security Food loss and waste Health Meeting the SDGs Agriculture Production Transforming Food Systems for a Rising India

The Indian growth story is paradoxical—despite notable economic progress, persistent food insecurity, malnutrition, and high levels of stunting make India an outlier among developing countries. Growing problems of obesity, regional inequality, and clim…

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2019 Global Food Policy Report and 2019 EAT-Lancet Report

IFPRI events - 6 May, 2019 16:32
Jun 4, 2019 - 02:00 pm to 05:00 pm CEST Netherlands Global Food Policy Report Globalization Agricultural Extension Agriculture Production Food Security Food Prices Nutrition Meeting the SDGs 2019 Global Food Policy Report and 2019 EAT-Lancet Report

IFPRI: Global Food Policy Report

“The 2019 report spotlights the urgent need for rural revitalization to address persistent crises in the world’s rural areas. In recent years, political attention has shifted away from rural areas, and in many developin…

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Rural Revitalization: Global and Rwanda Perspectives

IFPRI events - 3 May, 2019 16:23
May 3, 2019 - 11:00 am to 01:15 pm CAT Rwanda Global Food Policy Report Globalization Agriculture Production Food Security Nutrition Meeting the SDGs Governance Rural Revitalization: Global and Rwanda Perspectives

Rural people around the world continue to struggle with food insecurity, persistent poverty and inequality, and environmental degradation. This year’s Global Food Policy Report - that will be presented at this event - highlights the urgency of rural re…

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Think 20 (T20)

IFPRI events - 3 May, 2019 11:48
May 26, 2019 - 09:00 am JST to May 27, 2019 - 05:00 pm JST Japan Special Event Food Security Agriculture Production Trade Globalization Governance Meeting the SDGs Think 20 (T20)

IFPRI is participating in the Think 20 Summit (T20), which brings together experts from top think tanks in G20 member countries and beyond to unveil their policy recommendations for consideration during the G20 Leaders’ Summit in Osaka on June 28-29.

T…

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What is the Cost of a Healthy Diet? New Price Indexes Reveal Changes in Affordability of Nutritious Foods

IFPRI events - 24 Apr, 2019 12:11
May 29, 2019 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EDT Ethiopia Ghana India Malawi United Republic of Tanzania Policy Seminar Nutrition Food Security Markets Health Governance Meeting the SDGs What is the Cost of a Healthy Diet? New Price Indexes Reveal Changes in Affordability of Nutritious Foods

Interventions and innovation can lower the price of individual foods, but healthy eating depends on access to a mix of foods from diverse sources. How has the overall cost of meeting dietary needs changed over time worldwide, and in Africa and South As…

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Power, Politics, and Governance in the Food System: Applications to Africa

IFPRI events - 22 Apr, 2019 11:54
May 8, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am EDT Ghana Nigeria Zambia Webinar Agricultural Extension Food Security Governance Power, Politics, and Governance in the Food System: Applications to Africa

Growing interest by the development community in stimulating transformation throughout the agri-food system in Africa implies a more complex role for the region’s governments. Such roles include not only creating an enabling environment for the private…

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2019 Global Food Policy Report - Thimphu, Bhutan

IFPRI events - 18 Apr, 2019 17:32
Apr 29, 2019 - 09:30 am to 11:10 am +06 Bhutan Global Food Policy Report Globalization Food Security Nutrition Health 2019 Global Food Policy Report - Thimphu, Bhutan

Marchang Ceremony

  • Director-DS, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, Royal Government of Bhutan (RGoB)

Welcome Speech

  • Dasho Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF), Royal Government of Bhutan (RGoB)

Keynote Address

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Rural Revitalization: The Road to the Future

IFPRI events - 18 Apr, 2019 15:26
Apr 24, 2019 - 02:00 pm to 05:30 pm IST India Global Food Policy Report Globalization Food Security Nutrition Health Rural Revitalization: The Road to the Future

Welcome

Launch of the Global Food Policy Report, Moderated by Shireen Vakil, Lead of Policy and Advocacy Unit, Tata Trusts

IFPRI’s Global Food Policy Report: Presentation of Key Insights

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Policy Forum on Social Transfers to Revitalize Rural India and Launch of IFPRI Global Food Policy Report 2019

IFPRI events - 18 Apr, 2019 10:21
Apr 26, 2019 - 09:30 am to 05:00 pm IST India Global Food Policy Report Globalization Food Security Nutrition Health Policy Forum on Social Transfers to Revitalize Rural India and Launch of IFPRI Global Food Policy Report 2019

Inaugural Session Chairperson

  • Dr. Raj Paroda, Founder Chairman, Trust for Advancement of Agricultural Sciences (TAAS)

Welcome

Release of Global Food Policy Report-2019

Keynote: Global Food Policy R…

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Transforming Africa’s Agriculture Value Chains Through Mechanization

IFPRI events - 15 Apr, 2019 17:05
Apr 16, 2019 - 02:30 pm to 06:00 pm GMT Policy Seminar Agriculture Production Country and Regional Programs Transforming Africa’s Agriculture Value Chains Through Mechanization

An agricultural mechanization agenda should harness the opportunities for mechanization at each stage of the agriculture value chain. Successful mechanization along the value chain will have to be a priority in future development and growth agendas for…

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Inclusive Transformation of Rural Ethiopia: Patterns and Options

IFPRI events - 15 Apr, 2019 15:56
May 2, 2019 - 09:00 am to 05:35 pm EAT Ethiopia Global Food Policy Report Globalization Food Security Nutrition Health Inclusive Transformation of Rural Ethiopia: Patterns and Options

Rural people around the world continue to struggle with food insecurity, persistent poverty and inequality, and environmental degradation. The 2019 Global Food Policy Report - that will be presented at this event - highlights the urgency of rural revit…

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Urban Food Systems for Better Diets, Nutrition, and Health

IFPRI events - 15 Apr, 2019 12:26
May 17, 2019 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EDT Special Event Nutrition Health Gender Urban Food Systems for Better Diets, Nutrition, and Health

The explosive growth of cities all over the world has led to major shifts in diets, with serious consequences for the health and nutrition of the urban poor, especially in rapidly urbanizing low- and middle-income countries in Africa and Asia.

 

To re…

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