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Accelerating Progress in Ending Hunger and Undernutrition

Welcome Remarks:  Shenggen Fan, Director General, IFPRI Keynote Address:  Kanayo Nwanze, President, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Perspectives: Fazle Hasan Abed, Founder and Chairperson, BRAC Wolfgang Jamann, Secretary General and CEO, CARE International  Kathy Spahn, President and CEO, Helen Keller International Moderator:  Catherine Bertini, Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University Closing Remarks:  Shenggen Fan, Director General, IFPRI

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IFPRI-CARE International Partnership Agreement

On October 6, 2016, IFPRI director general Dr. Shenggen Fan welcomed Dr. Wolfgang Jamann to IFPRI’s Washington headquarters. Dr. Jamann is Secretary General and CEO of Geneva-based CARE International Federation. During their meeting, the two leaders…

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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…

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Making Politics Work to Meet the SDGs

Speakers: Stuti Khemani, Senior Economist, World Bank Raymond C. Offenheiser, President and CEO, Oxfam America Discussants: Katrina Kosec, Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI Tewodaj Mogues, Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI Moderator: Ruth Meinzen-Dick, Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI

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Water for Food Security

The Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) Global Food Security Project and University of California, Davis invites you to "Water for Food Security: A Vital Resource to Feed the Planet".

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Sustainable Intensification is the Answer to Global Food Insecurity

Speaker: Sir Gordon Conway,  professor of international development at Imperial College, London and former president of the Rockefeller Foundation Discussant: Mark Rosegrant, division director of environment and production technology at IFPRI  Closing Remarks: Shenggen Fan, director general at IFPRI

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IFPRI and FAO Joint Statement

The first ever visit of FAO Director-General to IFPRI’s headquarters in Washington last week celebrated four decades of rich partnership that has generated cutting-edge technical knowledge and enhanced expertise for supporting food security and…

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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…

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Policy reform, agricultural trade, and economic growth in Myanmar

Speaker: Dr. Zaw Oo, executive director, Centre for Economic and Social Development (CESD), Myanmar  Panelists: Justin Finnegan, deputy assistant to the administrator, USAID Maximo Torero, division director of markets, trade and institutions at IFPRI Chairperson: Paul Dorosh, division director of development strategy and governance at IFPRI Closing Remarks: Shenggen Fan, director general at IFPRI

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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…

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