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Special Event

Washington, DC launch of the 2015 Global Hunger Index

Speakers: Maximo Torero, Markets, Trade, and Institutions division director, IFPRI Alex de Waal, executive director of the World Peace Foundation and research professor at Tufts University Connell Foley, director of Strategy, Advocacy and Learning at…

Policy Seminar

Donor Approaches to Political Economy Analysis

The international community is increasingly focused on political economy to determine the feasibility of pro-poor policies in developing countries. Consequently, more than a dozen donor agencies have developed political economy analysis tools to…

Policy Seminar

22nd Annual Martin J. Forman Memorial Lecture

Public-Private Partnerships Innovating to End Malnutrition Today, 1 billion people are undernourished and 2 billion are micronutrient deficient. The potential of the private sector to eradicate malnutrition is enormous, but requires an enabling…

Workshop

Inside the Black Box

Organized by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Washington, DC and the University of Kiel (EU-E-VAL Project), Kiel, Germany Background and objectives The last decades have seen a worldwide trend towards decentralization, both in…

Policy Seminar

Regional Inequality and Harmonious Development in China

China’s spectacular achievements in economic growth and poverty reduction have been accompanied by growing inequality, which not only jeopardizes its equitable development goals but also threatens its social compact and thus, the political basis for…

Policy Seminar

Taking Charge of Development Through Locally Integrated Governance

This presentation features an innovative initiative to improve governance for agricultural and allied development. The initiative, which is currently being piloted in the Rwenzori Region of Western Uganda, combines a set of coordinated local civil…

Policy Seminar

Why Don't "The Poor" Have A Louder Voice When They Are Many?

A number of reasons have been used to explain why the poor do not have a louder voice in democracies where they form the majority or a large part of the population. Low levels of political activism, caste divisions, tribal frictions, regional…