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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 improved…

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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 this…

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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 for…

Workshop

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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