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Scaling Up Biofortification
Policy Seminar

Getting to One Billion

Speakers: Anna Marie Ball, Manager, Africa Regional Partnerships & Strategic Alliances, HarvestPlus | Howarth Bouis, Director, HarvestPlus | Namukolo Covic, Research Coordinator in the Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy…

Policy Seminar

Accelerating Progress to Overcome Malnutrition

Event organized by IFPRI and FAO Malnutrition, in all of its manifestations–undernutrition, micronutrient deficiencies, overnutrition--is placing an intolerable burden on individuals and communities, as well as on the cultural, social, economic, and…

Policy Seminar

The Zero Hunger Challenge

Achieving the Right to Food for All Event organized by IFPRI, FAO, and Community for Zero Hunger This panel brings together the unique perspectives of representatives of the United Nations, government and civil society to discuss the Zero Hunger…

Policy Seminar

Ensuring Food and Nutrition Security in the Post-2015 Agenda

As the deadline for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) approaches, policy discussions on the Post-2015 development agenda, including the upcoming Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), have gained strong momentum. These discussions put sustainable…

Policy Seminar

Aflatoxins: Finding Solutions for Improved Food Safety

Aflatoxins—a naturally occurring carcinogenic byproduct of common fungi on grains and other crops—pose a significant public health risk in many tropical developing countries. It is estimated that 26,000 Africans living south of the Sahara die annually…

Policy Seminar

2012 Global Hunger Index Launch Event

The Challenge of Hunger: Ensuring Sustainable Food Security Under Land, Water & Energy Stresses The Global Hunger Index is a comprehensive measure of hunger worldwide and by country and region. Although the proportion of hungry people around the world…

Policy Seminar

Launch of IFPRI's First Global Food Policy Report

In 2011, a variety of ongoing challenges affected global food security, including food price volatility, extreme weather shocks, famine, and conflicts. Despite a number of positive developments in 2011, the global food system’s inability to adequately…

Policy Seminar

Leveraging Agriculture to Improve Human Nutrition

Prospects for Golden Rice PLEASE NOTE CHANGES TO PROGRAM Dr. Ingo Potrykus and Dr. S. R. Rao regret that they will be unable to join the seminar due to extenuating circumstances. The revised program is given in the abstract below. Abstract Following a…

Policy Seminar

Nourishing Plants and People

Abstract Millions of farmers use fertilizers to increase agricultural production and productivity and thereby improve their livelihoods. But fertilizers have impacts beyond agricultural production. If they are not managed carefully, fertilizers can…