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The Malabo Montpellier Panel: High Level Policy Innovation Through Evidence and Dialogue in Agriculture

IFPRI events - 15 Mar, 2019 11:31
Mar 18, 2019 - 10:00 am to 06:00 pm GMT Africa Policy Seminar The Malabo Montpellier Panel: High Level Policy Innovation Through Evidence and Dialogue in Agriculture

This event will cover the thematic areas covered under the Panel’s first three reports and bring together members of the Panel to present the key findings and recommendations, and to exchange with the experts at the AfDB. They will also discuss the way…

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Global Food Security Symposium 2019

IFPRI events - 13 Mar, 2019 14:50
Mar 20, 2019 - 09:00 am EDT to Mar 21, 2019 - 05:00 pm EDT Conference Global Food Security Symposium 2019

IFPRI is partnering with The Chicago Council on Global Affairs for the 2019 symposium under the theme,  "From Scarcity to Security: Managing Water for a Nutritious Food Future".

By 2050, over one half of the world’s population could be at risk due to s…

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Leveraging Cash Transfers to Reduce Intimate Partner Violence at Scale (A CSW 63 SIDE EVENT)

IFPRI events - 6 Mar, 2019 16:01
Mar 13, 2019 - 11:30 am to 01:00 pm EDT Special Event Leveraging Cash Transfers to Reduce Intimate Partner Violence at Scale (A CSW 63 SIDE EVENT) Gender Country and Regional Programs

Over 1.9 billion people benefit from social safety nets around the world, however effects on intra-household dynamics and gender implications of large-scale programming is rarely rigorously evaluated. This event will focus on growing evidence linking c…

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Global Survey of School Meal Programs: Implications & Perspectives

IFPRI events - 5 Mar, 2019 18:12
Apr 10, 2019 - 08:30 am to 12:30 pm EDT Special Event Global Survey of School Meal Programs: Implications & Perspectives Nutrition Country and Regional Programs

The Global Child Nutrition Foundation (GCNF) is conducting a Global Survey of School Meal Programs in 2019 (and again in 2021)* to better understand how countries around the world implement school meals and facilitate learning across geographies.

 

Joi…

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Food Markets and Nutrition in the Developing World: Results from ARENA II

IFPRI events - 28 Feb, 2019 17:46
Mar 18, 2019 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EDT Policy Seminar Food Markets and Nutrition in the Developing World: Results from ARENA II Nutrition Agricultural Extension Agriculture Production

Markets play a key role in delivering food and nutrition, even for poor and remote rural households. But nutrient-rich foods, especially animal-sourced foods, are very expensive in poor countries, suggesting that markets for perishable but nutritious f…

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Who Will Feed India? The Political Economy of India’s Agricultural Policies and Implications for the Future

IFPRI events - 26 Feb, 2019 18:51
Mar 22, 2019 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EDT Policy Seminar India Nutrition Agriculture Production Climate Change Resilience Who Will Feed India? The Political Economy of India’s Agricultural Policies and Implications for the Future #eventbrite-widget-modal-trigger-57745430136 { padding: 4px 34px; font-size: 16px; font-weight: 600; background-color: #8aa63d; margin-bottom: 15px; color: #fff; } !-- Noscript content for added SEO --!-- You can customize this button any way you like…
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LAUNCH EVENT: 2019 Global Food Policy Report

IFPRI events - 22 Feb, 2019 16:37
Mar 27, 2019 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EDT Special Event LAUNCH EVENT: 2019 Global Food Policy Report

IFPRI’s flagship report reviews the major food policy issues, developments, and decisions of 2018, and considers challenges and opportunities for 2019 at the global and regional levels.

 

Rural people around the world continue to struggle with food in…

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Mechanization of African Agriculture - Does it Create or Destroy Jobs?

IFPRI events - 7 Feb, 2019 11:18
Feb 20, 2019 - 03:00 pm to 06:00 pm CET Policy Seminar Africa Agriculture Production Country and Regional Programs Mechanization of African Agriculture - Does it Create or Destroy Jobs?

Africa needs jobs – productive employment for the many millions of young people who seek their first job every year, many of them in rural areas. The agricultural sector offers huge potential for productive employment. 

A study by the "Malabo Montpelli…

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Reducing Food Loss and Waste – Making it Personal

IFPRI events - 6 Feb, 2019 11:05
Mar 12, 2019 - 09:30 am to 11:00 am EDT Special Event Reducing Food Loss and Waste – Making it Personal Food Security Food loss and waste Health Nutrition

An astounding one-third of all food is lost or wasted between the farm and the fork. What can people-from farmers to consumers-do to address this challenge? Join us to learn about innovative solutions and share your perspectives on how to take them to …

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How can Africa Achieve an Agricultural Transformation Through Smart Irrigation Strategies?

IFPRI events - 5 Feb, 2019 15:36
Feb 14, 2019 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm GMT Webinar Ethiopia Agriculture Production Country and Regional Programs Governance Markets Science, Technology, and Innovation How can Africa Achieve an Agricultural Transformation Through Smart Irrigation Strategies?

Africa is seeing a surge of interest in irrigation among small-scale farmers as climate change brings more erratic weather. Currently, only 6 percent of arable land in Africa is irrigated, compared to 14 and 37 percent in Latin America and Asia respect…

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EAT-Lancet Commission Report Launch in Bangladesh

IFPRI events - 31 Jan, 2019 11:35
Feb 13, 2019 - 09:30 am to 01:30 pm EST Special Event EAT-Lancet Commission Report Launch in Bangladesh Agriculture Production Nutrition

With more than 3 billion people malnourished and food production driving climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution, a transformation of the global food system is urgently needed.

Findings from the Eat-Lancet Commission on Healthy Diets From Susta…

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Agriculture for Improved Nutrition: Seizing the Momentum

IFPRI events - 30 Jan, 2019 13:07
Feb 28, 2019 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EST Book Launch Agriculture for Improved Nutrition: Seizing the Momentum Nutrition Agriculture Production !--/*--![CDATA[/* !--*/ #eventbrite-widget-modal-trigger-55244082538 { padding: 4px 34px; font-size: 16px; font-weight: 600; background-color: #8aa63d; margin-bottom: 15px; color: #fff; } /*--!]]*/

It is an opportune time to be working in the fields…

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Sustainable Food and Agriculture: An Integrated Approach

IFPRI events - 29 Jan, 2019 16:52
Feb 5, 2019 - 11:30 am to 01:00 pm CET Book Launch Sustainable Food and Agriculture: An Integrated Approach Food loss and waste Meeting the SDGs Agriculture Production Country and Regional Programs Agricultural Extension Environment and Natural Resources Globalization

In recent years, productivity and sustainability of agriculture and food systems have received increased attention at the global level. The challenges are also reasonably well understood and agricultural R&D offers options to tackle most of them. What …

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Climate Resilience and Job Prospects for Young People in Agriculture

IFPRI events - 29 Jan, 2019 11:40
Feb 7, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am EST Webinar Climate Resilience and Job Prospects for Young People in Agriculture Climate Change Resilience Agriculture Production Environment and Natural Resources Food Security Science, Technology, and Innovation

Climate change matters for all people. Does it matter particularly for young people?  If so, where and how?

Countries with a high proportion of young job seekers (for example, those projected in 2030 to have 15% or more of their populations in the age …

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Transforming Food Systems to Deliver Healthy, Sustainable Diets : The View from the World’s Science Academies

IFPRI events - 22 Jan, 2019 13:53
Feb 14, 2019 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EST Policy Seminar Transforming Food Systems to Deliver Healthy, Sustainable Diets : The View from the World’s Science Academies Food Security Food Prices Food Safety Nutrition Health

The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP), a global network of science academies, recently brought together regional networks of science academies from four continents—Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe. This project aimed to spark a new global commitment…

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The Knowledge Lab on Climate Resilient Food Systems: An analytical support facility to achieve the SDGs

IFPRI events - 22 Jan, 2019 11:58
Feb 7, 2019 - 08:30 am to 05:55 pm EAT Country Workshop Africa Resilience Big Data Science, Technology, and Innovation Agricultural Extension Agriculture Production Meeting the SDGs Governance Markets Food Security Climate Change Energy The Knowledge Lab on Climate Resilient Food Systems: An analytical support facility to achieve the SDGs

Food systems fundamentally influence the environment of the planet, the livelihoods of billions of people (including most of the world’s poor), and the nutrition of every human being. Climate-resilient food systems can serve as catalysts for achieving …

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National Bureau of Economic Research Conference

IFPRI events - 18 Jan, 2019 12:39
Feb 28, 2019 - 08:00 am EST to Mar 1, 2019 - 04:30 pm EST Conference Africa Agricultural Extension Agriculture Production Country and Regional Programs Gender National Bureau of Economic Research Conference

IFPRI is participating in the NBER research conference that will explore the determinants of structural transformation and the impact of various policies on it.

The conference brings together researchers who offer a range of perspectives on the structu…

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4th International Congress on Hidden Hunger

IFPRI events - 18 Jan, 2019 11:09
Feb 27, 2019 - 08:30 am CET to Mar 1, 2019 - 05:30 pm CET Conference 4th International Congress on Hidden Hunger Agriculture Production Environment and Natural Resources Food Prices Food Security

IFPRI will participate in the 4th International Congress on Hidden Hunger, which brings together members of different disciplines, notably, nutritionists, agricultural scientists, economists, and sociologists to foster dialogue on combating the double …

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World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

IFPRI events - 17 Jan, 2019 13:41
Jan 22, 2019 - 09:00 am CET to Jan 25, 2019 - 05:30 pm CET Conference World Economic Forum Annual Meeting Climate Change Country and Regional Programs Governance Meeting the SDGs Nutrition Science, Technology, and Innovation Health Environment and Natural Resources Agriculture Production

The World Economic Forum, with an objective to improve the state of the world, annually organizes a gathering that brings together leaders of global society.  IFPRI's Director General, Shenggen Fan will participate in several events around the meetings…

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2nd Global Conference of the Sustainable Food Systems Programme

IFPRI events - 15 Jan, 2019 17:57
Feb 5, 2019 - 09:00 am CST to Feb 7, 2019 - 12:30 pm CST Conference 2nd Global Conference of the Sustainable Food Systems Programme Meeting the SDGs Nutrition Agriculture Production Environment and Natural Resources Meeting the SDGs

Rob Vos, Director of Markets, Trade and Institutions at IFPRI will participate in a session of the Sustainable Food Systems Programme 2nd global conference --a multi-stakeholder partnership that aims to accelerate the shift towards sustainable consumpt…

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