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World Water Week

World Water Week, organized by the  Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), is the annual focal point for the globe's water issues. This year's theme, "Water for Sustainable Growth", will focus on the inclusive use of this important resource for…


Agriculture sector working group meeting in Myanmar

The agriculture sector working group of the donor consortium – Livelihoods and Food Security Trust Fund (LIFT) in collaboration with the Center for Economic and Social Development (CESD), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), and the Michigan…

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White House Summit on Global Development

Shenggen Fan presented at the White House Summit on Global Development on July 20, 2016. He presented as a part of the ‘Feed the Future: Partnerships for a Food-Secure 2030′ panel. The Summit, which President Obama attended, brought together development…

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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 Markets (PIM…

Book Launch

Nourishing Millions: Stories of Change in Nutrition

Nourishing Millions Website  | Blog Story Overview Stuart Gillespie, Senior Research Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute and CEO, Transform Nutrition Research Program Consortium (Video | Presentation) Perspectives Tom Arnold, Coordinator ad…

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Ending hunger and undernutrition: It can be done faster

Speakers: Shenggen Fan, Director General, International Food Policy Research Institute Till Wahnbaeck, CEO, Welthungerhilfe Michael Hailu, Director, Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) Connell Foley, Director of Strategy, Advocacy and Learning, Concern Worldwide Moderator: Morgane Danielou, Vice-President Operations, Emerging Ag Inc.

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2016 Global Nutrition Report Washington, DC Launch

1,000 Days, Bread for the World, Food Tank, Humanitas Global, International Food Policy Research Institute, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, and USAID are pleased to invite you to the 2016 Global Nutrition Report Washington, DC Launch  event. The…

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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…


Pulses for Sustainable Agriculture and Human Health

Global demand for pulses is rapidly increasing. Pulses are emerging as ‘future food’ in developed and many African countries. For South Asia region, pulses are traditionally important food commodities and cheap sources of protein. The region is now experiencing shortages of pulses and causing increase in imports. The challenge is to increase pulses production efficiently not only to meet the domestic requirement in the region but also supply for new consumers in developed and African countries. Celebrating the International Year of Pulses 2016, the two day conference is spread across the themes: Theme 1: Pulses production, consumption and environmental services Theme 2: Pulses prices and markets Theme 3: Policies and institutions Theme 4: Pulses for human health