Policy Seminar

Ensuring Food and Nutrition Security in the Post-2015 Agenda

As the deadline for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) approaches, policy discussions on the Post-2015 development agenda, including the upcoming Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), have gained strong momentum. These discussions put sustainable…

Special Event

Launch of IFPRI’s 2013 Global Food Policy Report

Central to the discussions of the post-2015 agenda is the goal of eliminating extreme poverty by 2030. Though ambitious and laudable, this goal is not enough. With one in eight people suffering from hunger today, and nearly 2 billion affected by hidden hunger…

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…

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