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Special Event

Beijing Launch of IFPRI’s 2016 Global Food Policy Report

Full report Synopsis [in Chinese] 2016 GFPR Chapter 2 [in Chinese] Map and data widget Speakers: Shenggen Fan, director general, IFPRI (Presentation: English | 中文)  Katrin Park, director of the communications & knowledge management division, IFPRI…

Special Event

Geneva Launch of IFPRI's 2016 Global Food Policy Report

Speakers: Shenggen Fan, director general, IFPRI Samuel Gayi, head, special unit on commodities, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)  Steve Godfrey, acting director general, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) Lee Ann Jackson, counsellor, agriculture and commodities division, World Trade Organization (WTO) Ricardo Meléndez-Ortiz, chief executive officer, International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)

Special Event

Launch of IFPRI's 2016 Global Food Policy Report

Full report Press release Map and data widget Overview presentation on Slideshare Speakers: Shenggen Fan, director general, IFPRI (Video | Presentation) Janet Ranganathan, vice president for science and research, World Resources Institute (WRI) (Video …

Policy Seminar

Macroeconomics, Agriculture & Food Security

With: Eugenio Diaz-Bonilla, Visiting Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI | Joe Glauber, Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI | Alejandro Izquierdo, Principal Technical Leader & Economist, Inter-American Development Bank  |  Maximo Torero, Division Director of the…

Policy Seminar

Why is Ending Hunger So Hard?

Ending hunger is difficult because it is a lengthy process that requires sustained policy attention and public resources at the same time that private markets are the arena for nearly all the decisions that matter. Central to this process is the food…

Policy Seminar

Boserup and Beyond

Mounting Land Pressures & Development Strategies in Africa Evidence collected in the above titled special issue of the journal Food Policy shows that rising rural population densities and shrinking farm sizes in large parts of Africa are profoundly…

Policy Seminar

21st Century Agricultural Policies

The 2013 EU CAP and 2014 US Farm Bill With the 2013 EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and the US Agricultural Act of 2014, two major actors in world markets with longstanding high levels of farm support have set their assistance programs for…

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…

Country Workshop

Economic Transformation in West Africa

What It Means for Food Security and Poverty Reduction West Africa has sustained a solid pace of growth for nearly two decades—a welcome change after years of stagnation and decline. The strategic question remains, however: How can the region build on…

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