Conference

The Second Global Conference on Biofortification

Getting Nutritious Foods to People The Second Global Conference on Biofortification is designed to be a consultation with major stakeholders who can help mainstream biofortification as a nutrition and public health intervention. It will explore some of the…

Special Event

Berlin Launch of IFPRI’s 2013 Global Food Policy Report

Shenggen Fan, Director General of IFPRI, will introduce the recent report by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) on Global Food and Development Policy (2013 Global Food Policy Report) in Germany. The report analyzes key trends and events…

Workshop

Mechanization and Agricultural Transformation in Asia and Africa

Sharing Development Experiences The International Food Policy Research Institute and The National School of Development at Peking University are jointly organizing a workshop on agricultural mechanization in Asia and Africa in Beijing. Agricultural…

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 agriculture for…

Workshop

Workshop on Biofuels and Food Security Interactions

The purpose of the workshop is to explore current and future interactions between biofuels and food security, and elaborate learnings from analysis and field experience relevant for project developers, researchers and policy-makers. The workshop is organized…

Policy Seminar

CANCELLED: Tackling Soil Health Problems in Africa South of the Sahara

The policy seminar scheduled for Tuesday, July 22, from 12:15 pm to 1:45 pm at IFPRI has been cancelled. We regret the inconvenience. Human health and soil health are related. Humans get nutrition from food; food gets nutrition from the soil. This linkage is…

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…

Special Event

The CGIAR Development Dialogues 2014

Delivering solutions to realize the Sustainable Development Goals and Global Climate Agenda The year 2014 marks an historic opportunity to communicate the importance of research on sustainable agriculture to stakeholders involved in the climate change and…

Policy Seminar

Building Resilience in the Face of Climate Change and Weather Shocks

As the food system grows more fragile, climate change and increasingly volatile weather are reducing agricultural productivity globally. There is an urgent need for strategies to build resilience for the world’s farmers to adapt to these changing conditions…

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