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2013 Global Hunger Index Launch Event

The Challenge of Hunger: Building Resilience to Achieve Food And Nutrition Security Resilience is the central theme of the 2013 Global Hunger Index, published by the International Food Policy Research Institute, Concern Worldwide, and Welthungerhilfe. For the…

Special Event

23rd Annual Martin J. Forman Memorial Lecture

Stepping into the SUN: Successes and Constraints from On-the-Ground The June 2013 Lancet series underscores that tackling the burden of malnutrition is one of the greatest challenges the global community faces in ensuring the survival and healthy development…

Policy Seminar

Transforming Agriculture in Africa

The Insiders’ Perspective In recent years, there have been a number of high-profile initiatives to promote agricultural development in Africa. These initiatives attempt to address one of the most pressing development challenges in Africa: increasing farm…

Policy Seminar

Food, Forests, and Landscapes

Protecting Ecosytems, Feeding the Future | CIFOR-IFPRI Event The world faces the complex challenge of providing nutritious and affordable food to a rising population expected to reach 9 billion by 2050, without depleting scarce natural resources. In the past…

Workshop

Global Futures for Agriculture Workshop

IFPRI-hosted this workshop of CGIAR’s Global Futures for Agriculture where various stakeholder representatives from IFPRI and 10 other CGIAR centers reviewed the project’s newest strategic foresight methods and the types of technologies being used in the…

Country Workshop

Economic Transformation in West Africa

What It Means for Food Security and Poverty Reduction West Africa has sustained a solid pace of growth for nearly two decades—a welcome change after years of stagnation and decline. The strategic question remains, however: How can the region build on this…

Policy Seminar

Policymakers’ Responses to Food Price Crises

Results from a 14-Country Political Economy Study Increasing food price volatility since 2007, which is likely to continue and possibly amplify in the future, presents a major challenge for the world’s policymakers. While much has been written about the nature…

Special Event

D8 Open Data for Agriculture: G8 Side Event at IFPRI

Open Data is a hot topic in agricultural development. The topic has garnered so much interest that G8 leaders are holding an International Conference on Open Data for Agriculture on April 29 and 30. The following day, May 1, IFPRI shared its own wealth of Open…

Policy Seminar

Input Subsidy Programs in Developing Countries

What Works, What Doesn’t, and Why? After having been largely eliminated by structural adjustment programs in the 1980s and 1990s, many African countries have reintroduced large-scale input subsidy programs. The subsidy programs’ benefits, however, are highly…

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