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Policy Seminar

Leveraging Agriculture to Improve Human Nutrition

Prospects for Golden Rice PLEASE NOTE CHANGES TO PROGRAM Dr. Ingo Potrykus and Dr. S. R. Rao regret that they will be unable to join the seminar due to extenuating circumstances. The revised program is given in the abstract below. Abstract Following a decade…

Country Workshop

Climate Change, Price Volatility, and Food Security

Perspectives from Southeast Asia International workshop organized by IFPRI and hosted by the Indonesian National Team for the Acceleration of Poverty Reduction and Ministry of Agriculture Although much progress has been made in reducing poverty and hunger…

Conference

Economic Transformation in Africa

Cosponsored by IFPRI and the University of Ghana Many African countries are currently undergoing a major transformation in economic structure and location of economic activity, from rural agriculture-based economies to more diversified economies with much…

Special Event

Launch of IFPRI Office for West and Central Africa

The IFPRI West and Central Africa Office will host an official opening ceremony at its new premises in Dakar, Senegal, on May 17, 2011. This event will bring together a broad range of participants, including dignitaries from the governments of Senegal, Sierra…

Policy Seminar

Evidence-Based Policymaking

Challenges, Methods, and Innovations in Assessing Policy Influence Research is an important component in the policymaking process. High-quality, policy-oriented research can improve public policy in developing countries and have significant payoffs in terms of…

Policy Seminar

Agricultural Support in Doha and Beyond

Experience to Date and Assessment A key pillar of the WTO Agreement on Agriculture limits trade-distorting agricultural domestic support. Commitments for certain countries are tightened and extended under proposed rules in the stalled Doha Round negotiations…

Policy Seminar

Informing the G20 Agenda

Actions to Address Food Price Volatility Increasing food price volatility in the wake of the 2007-08 food crisis has raised serious concerns around the world because of its impact on the poor. When the G20 agriculture ministers convene in Paris in June…

Special Event

2nd Annual Malthus Lecture

Feeding the World Sustainably: Reflections, Issues, and Suggestions Ensuring global food security is a major challenge, but it is not beyond the ken of human ingenuity and determination. Through sustainable and equitable systems of production and consumption…

Policy Seminar

Leveraging Agriculture to Tackle Noncommunicable Diseases

A Lead-Up Seminar to the United Nations Summit on the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases Abstract Three of five deaths worldwide can be attributed to just four noncommunicable diseases—heart disease, diabetes, lung disease, and cancer. Obesity…

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