Policy Seminar

Nourishing Plants and People

Abstract Millions of farmers use fertilizers to increase agricultural production and productivity and thereby improve their livelihoods. But fertilizers have impacts beyond agricultural production. If they are not managed carefully, fertilizers can damage soil…

Policy Seminar

Understanding the Interactions between Agriculture and Health

Agricultural policy and practice affect human health, which in turn impacts agricultural productivity and output. Agriculture contributes to better health by improving the quality and quantity of food available and increasing income. Effective health policies…

Policy Seminar

2010 Global Hunger Index: Book Release

Hunger and malnutrition severely impede global progress: undernutrition during the first 1,000 days of life (from conception to age two) is not only one of the leading contributors of global hunger, but also has largely irreversible consequences for health…

Policy Seminar

Communications and Development

What information and knowledge are used in the international development sector? How is this information received, handled, and expressed? What possibilities for change arise in the way we understand our work and communicate with others if we make the best use…

Special Event

Understanding WTO Disciplines on Agricultural Domestic Support

Formulating new rules for agricultural domestic support to reduce international market distortions remains one of the critical challenges facing the multilateral trade system. High food prices in 2008, although dampened by subsequent global developments…

Policy Seminar

The Concept of Inclusive Growth

In her lecture, Dr. Schaefer-Preuss, Vice President of Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development at the Asian Development Bank, will examine the concept of inclusive growth and its policy relevance to Asia and the Pacific. She will discuss why more and…

Conference

Agriculture Education and Knowledge Management

Cosponsored by IFPRI and the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) This conference will focus on sharing experiences on the challenges facing agricultural education and knowledge management systems. It will address issues related to knowledge…

Policy Seminar

U.S. Foreign Policy and Rural Women

The U.S. Department of State and USAID have made gender equality a priority in their development and diplomacy efforts. As a flagship initiative, Feed the Future is an example of how this priority is being operationalized through policies and investments…

Conference

Agricultural Risk and Food Security (ARFS)

Organized by Agricultural Information Institute of CAAS, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), and UK Department for International Development (DFID) For three days in June, high level Chinese policymakers and international researchers will…

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