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Policy Seminar

Climate Change & Food Security

Challenges and options at global and national scales. Video now available from the Nov 10 Policy Seminar.

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Beijing +20 and Beyond

How Gender Research Is Changing the Landscape of Food Policy.

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Innovations in Science and Policy

Transforming the Rural Sector for Improved Food Security IFPRI-IRRI Policy Seminar While food price shocks from 2007 onward brought food security back to center stage in global discussions, climate-related challenges affecting major food-producing…

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Building Resilience in the Face of Climate Change and Weather Shocks

As the food system grows more fragile, climate change and increasingly volatile weather are reducing agricultural productivity globally. There is an urgent need for strategies to build resilience for the world’s farmers to adapt to these changing…

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Food Security, Farming, and Climate Change to 2050

Scenarios, Results, Policy Options Feeding a growing world population, likely to reach 9 billion by 2050, poses an unprecedented challenge to human ingenuity. Most of these additional people will be born in developing countries, where the population…

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Copenhagen and Beyond

The climate change negotiations in Copenhagen: A. failed miserably, B. were rescued at the last minute, or C. resulted in a promising set of new initiatives that will ultimately lead to a binding international treaty. William Hohenstein (USDA), David…

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Climate Change-- Adaptation and Poverty

Climate change threatens poor people, especially farmers, in developing countries. They will need help to adapt to climate change, a daunting task as droughts and floods stress agricultural systems, water sources become more variable and uncertain,…

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