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Joint Seminar Series

Round 2 Technology Assessments and Platforms: Tools and Reach in Africa

Round 2 of the Technology Assessments and Platforms: Tools and Reach in Africa – A Partner’s Meeting took place on ILRI’s Nairobi campus, December 1 and 2, 2016. The meeting was co-hosted by the S&T Partnerships in Africa Program from IFPRI and the…

Special Event

Follow-Up to the S4AC Write Shop

Welcome and Introductions  Kerri Wright Platais,  program head for scientific and technical partnerships in Africa, IFPRI. Transformative potential of big data and technology: Leveraging CGIAR data (Presentation) Kerri Wright Platais,  program head for…

Special Event

New Directions for Irrigation Development in Tanzania

Irrigation is important in Tanzania to deal with the erratic rainfall, especially in the context of climate change. Irrigation can minimize frequent food shortages that are attributable to dependence on rainfall, and increase yields. However, to do…

Special Event

Technology Assessments and Platforms: Tools and Reach in Africa

A meeting was held in Washington, D.C. (July 19-21, 2016) sponsored by the Scientific and Technical Partnerships in Africa Program, hosted at IFPRI and supported by IFAD, in partnership with the CGIAR research program on Policies, Institutions and…

Special Event

Third Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development

GCARD3 (2015-2016) is the  third Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development. Organized by the  Global Forum on Agriculture Research  (GFAR) and  CGIAR, GCARD is a global conversation between the research community and civil society on the…

Policy Forum on the future of Philippine agriculture
Special Event

Climate Change in the Philippines

The agriculture sector plays an important role in the economic development of the Philippines, accounting for over 30 percent of total labor and contributing around 10 percent of the country’s total gross domestic product (GDP). The Philippines, and…

Policy Seminar

IFPRI Roundtable on Next Harvest II

IFPRI’s 2014 report “GM Technologies for Africa: A State of Affairs” identified the lack of standardized and uniformly collected biotech data as a main constraint in assessing the overall state of Africa’s agricultural biotechnology capacity and in…

Policy Seminar

Perspectives on Energy, Water, and Agriculture

Expanding access to clean energy in low-income countries is key to development efforts.  Taking innovative ideas found in U.S. research institutions and translating and scaling these innovations to meet the demand of developing country partners is…

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