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COVID-19 & food security: A discussion series on big data solutions

IFPRI events - 6 Jul, 2020 10:54
Jul 7, 2020 - 04:00 pm to 05:00 pm CEST Webinar Big Data COVID-19 Food Security Food Systems Health COVID-19 & food security: A discussion series on big data solutions

IFPRI Research Fellow Berber Kramer is participating in The CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture’s digital forum on COVID-19 and food security. This episode will focus on challenges and solutions to input supply chains and on-farm realities.

The …

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Virtual Event - Hindsight is 2020: Reflecting on IFPRI’s ‘2020 Vision Initiative’

IFPRI events - 29 Jun, 2020 15:12
Jul 8, 2020 - 09:30 am to 11:00 am EDT Policy Seminar COVID-19 Climate Change Food Security Food Systems Gender Health Markets Nutrition Poverty Resilience Trade Virtual Event - Hindsight is 2020: Reflecting on IFPRI’s ‘2020 Vision Initiative’

Please type your questions into the chat box with name, affiliation, and country.  The event video, presenter slides, podcast, and a blog will be available in the days following the event.

Launched in 1993, IFPRI’s 2020 Vision Initiative set out to dev…

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5th Annual Agriculture, Nutrition & Health (ANH) Academy Week

IFPRI events - 29 Jun, 2020 12:53
Jun 30, 2020 - 07:30 am EDT to Jul 2, 2020 - 12:00 pm EDT Conference Agricultural Extension Agriculture Production COVID-19 Food Security Food Systems Health Nutrition Poverty 5th Annual Agriculture, Nutrition & Health (ANH) Academy Week

IFPRI is participating in ANH Academy Week that will bring together a community of researchers, practitioners and policymakers from across the world working at the intersection of agriculture, nutrition and health to foster knowledge exchange, innovati…

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Virtual Event - How are food businesses coping with COVID-19 and its aftermath?

IFPRI events - 24 Jun, 2020 15:25
Jun 30, 2020 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am EDT Policy Seminar COVID-19 Crises and Migration Environment and Natural Resources Food Prices Food Security Food Systems Markets Trade Virtual Event - How are food businesses coping with COVID-19 and its aftermath?

How are private food businesses adjusting to shifts in food demand and food safety requirements, on the one hand, and risks of supply chain disruptions, on the other?    Watch video.

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Improving evidence for better policy making in Ethiopia's livestock sector

IFPRI events - 23 Jun, 2020 17:21
Jun 24, 2020 - 03:00 pm to 05:30 pm EAT Africa East Africa Ethiopia Webinar COVID-19 Food Systems Food Security Markets Trade Improving evidence for better policy making in Ethiopia's livestock sector

In collaboration with the Livestock Systems Innovation Lab (LSIL), the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has been doing collaborative work over the last 3 years with the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR) and Policy …

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Food Security as a Challenge in Post COVID-19

IFPRI events - 23 Jun, 2020 10:24
Jun 22, 2020 - 11:00 am to 12:20 pm EDT Webinar COVID-19 Food Security Food Systems Resilience Food Security as a Challenge in Post COVID-19

IFPRI's Head of Latin American and Caribbean Program Eugenio Diaz-Bonilla is participating in a webinar that will consider the role of international law as a vehicle to build resilience for food security in the wake of the pandemic and towards the actu…

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COVID-19 & Global Food Security

IFPRI events - 15 Jun, 2020 12:29
Jun 15, 2020 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT Webinar COVID-19 Food Security Food Systems Health Nutrition COVID-19 & Global Food Security

IFPRI’s Director General Johan Swinnen is participating in the fourth installment of the COVID-19 and International Development virtual event series sponsored by DCID and the Sanford School of Public Policy. 

While COVID-19 has touched nearly every cou…

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Online Talks - Bridging Research and Policy Responses to COVID-19

IFPRI events - 11 Jun, 2020 16:21
Jun 12, 2020 - 05:00 pm CEST to Jun 19, 2020 - 07:00 pm CEST Italy Webinar COVID-19 Food Security Food Systems Health Nutrition Online Talks - Bridging Research and Policy Responses to COVID-19

IFPRI is participating in two online talks on bridging research and policy responses to COVID-19. These webinars will bring together academics and policy-makers to synthetize responses on the most relevant topics for the Rome-based food and agriculture…

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How are African governments responding to avert a COVID-19 hunger crisis?

IFPRI events - 4 Jun, 2020 15:55
Jun 10, 2020 - 03:00 pm to 04:30 pm CEST Africa Webinar Health Nutrition Poverty COVID-19 How are African governments responding to avert a COVID-19 hunger crisis?

Ceres2030-- a joint initiative by IISD, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), and Cornell University --provides the donor community with a menu of policy options for directing their investments, backed by the best available evidence…

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Assessing the Impact of COVID-19 on Myanmar’s Economy and the Impact of Falling Remittances on Poverty

IFPRI events - 4 Jun, 2020 14:45
Jun 11, 2020 - 08:30 am to 10:30 am +0630 Myanmar Policy Seminar Health Poverty Crises and Migration COVID-19 Assessing the Impact of COVID-19 on Myanmar’s Economy and the Impact of Falling Remittances on Poverty

COVID 19 and the mitigation policies imposed to control the spread of the disease have resulted in unexpected shocks to Myanmar’s economy. When industries and businesses must suspend operations, such policies have the potential to create catastrophic d…

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Economic Impacts of COVID-19 on Growth, Poverty and Food Systems in Malawi: Initial Results

IFPRI events - 3 Jun, 2020 16:43
Jun 10, 2020 - 03:00 pm to 04:30 pm CAT Africa Malawi Webinar Health Nutrition Poverty COVID-19 Economic Impacts of COVID-19 on Growth, Poverty and Food Systems in Malawi: Initial Results

IFPRI-Malawi is organizing a webinar on initial results undertaken by IFPRI of the modeling of the short-term economic impacts of COVID-19 in Malawi. Two scenarios are considered: (a) 2 months of social distancing plus external shocks in April/May; (b)…

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Virtual Event - Social Safety Nets and COVID-19: Can we protect food security and nutrition?

IFPRI events - 3 Jun, 2020 11:35
Jun 11, 2020 - 09:30 am to 10:45 am EDT Africa Bangladesh Ethiopia India Policy Seminar Food Security Health Nutrition Poverty COVID-19 Virtual Event - Social Safety Nets and COVID-19: Can we protect food security and nutrition?

How have social safety net programs responded to COVID-19? Are food security & nutrition issues effectively addressed with these responses? What and where are opportunities and future challenges? Watch Video

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African Agricultural Trade under the Health Crisis Pressure: Presentation of the 2019 African Agricultural Trade Monitor (AATM) and Discussion around the Potential Effects of Covid-19

IFPRI events - 2 Jun, 2020 14:49
Jun 3, 2020 - 03:00 pm to 05:00 pm GMT Africa Webinar Agriculture Production Agricultural Extension Trade COVID-19 African Agricultural Trade under the Health Crisis Pressure: Presentation of the 2019 African Agricultural Trade Monitor (AATM) and Discussion around the Potential Effects of Covid-19

The AATM 2019  presents a description of the most important barriers to the integration of trade in Africa, a presentation of successful trade agreements and less efficient agreements at regional level, an identification of the most competitive sectors…

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Are digital technologies the answer to food system transformation in Africa during Covid-19? Lessons from Kenya

IFPRI events - 2 Jun, 2020 14:20
Jun 4, 2020 - 03:00 pm to 04:30 pm GMT Africa Kenya Morocco Nigeria Rwanda Senegal Webinar Agricultural Extension Agriculture Production Food Systems Nutrition Science, Technology, and Innovation COVID-19 Are digital technologies the answer to food system transformation in Africa during Covid-19? Lessons from Kenya

During this webinar, insights will be shared on the strong institutional, policy and programmatic developments that are making Kenya one of the frontrunners on agricultural digitalization across the continent and how digital technologies can provide so…

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Board for International Food and Agricultural Development 181st Public Meeting

IFPRI events - 2 Jun, 2020 10:58
Jun 4, 2020 - 01:30 pm to 03:30 pm EDT Meeting Food Systems Gender Markets Resilience Trade COVID-19 Board for International Food and Agricultural Development 181st Public Meeting

IFPRI is participating in BIFAD's 181st public meeting on June 4, 2020. 

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and measures put in place to stop its spread will have impacts on all intermediate results of the U.S. Government Global Food Security St…

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China and Global Agricultural Policy Forum: China Agricultural Sector Development Report 2020 and IFPRI 2020 Global Food Policy Report

IFPRI events - 1 Jun, 2020 13:17
Jun 3, 2020 - 09:00 am to 11:00 am CST China Global Food Policy Report Agricultural Extension Agriculture Production Food Security Food Systems Health Nutrition Poverty Trade COVID-19 China and Global Agricultural Policy Forum: China Agricultural Sector Development Report 2020 and IFPRI 2020 Global Food Policy Report

2020 is a special year for China as it marks the deadline to achieve goals of building a moderately prosperous society in all respects, implementing the 13th five-year plan, and winning the decisive battle against poverty.

This launch event will discu…

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American Society for Nutrition Live Online 2020

IFPRI events - 1 Jun, 2020 11:05
Jun 1, 2020 - 09:00 am EDT to Jun 4, 2020 - 05:00 pm EDT Conference Food Security Food Systems Water Health Nutrition American Society for Nutrition Live Online 2020

IFPRI is participating in the American Society for Nutrition Live Online 2020 event on June 01-04, 2020. The event will include lectures, scientific sessions, satellite programs, virtual abstract presentations, virtual exhibits, and more.

Nutrition in …

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Evento Virtual - Alimentación en tiempos de pandemia: realismo sin magia en ALC

IFPRI events - 27 May, 2020 08:30
Jun 2, 2020 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EDT Caribbean Latin America Policy Seminar Environment and Natural Resources Food Systems Food Security Nutrition Poverty Science, Technology, and Innovation Evento Virtual - Alimentación en tiempos de pandemia: realismo sin magia en ALC

El video del evento, las diapositivas de los presentadores, podcast y blog relacionados estarán disponibles posteriormente al evento.

América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) es uno de los principales contribuyentes a la seguridad alimentaria mundial y a los s…

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