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…

Country Workshop

Bold Actions for Stimulating Inclusive Growth

On June 2, 2010, in Brasilia, the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA) hosted an IFPRI-organized workshop called “Bold Actions for Stimulating Inclusive Growth.” EMBRAPA President Pedro Antonio Arraes Pereira and former IFPRI Chairman Ross…

Conference

Small Business Industrial Clusters in China and Italy

Conference website The Faculty of Economics of the Gabriele D’Annunzio University (Chieti and Pescara, Italy) invites submissions of papers and extended abstracts for a conference on small-and-medium business clusters in developing and advanced economies, with…

Policy Seminar

The Dragon’s Gift: the Real Story of China in Africa

Is China a rogue donor? Media reports about huge aid packages, land-grabbing, support for pariah regimes, regiments of Chinese labor, and the ruthless exploitation of workers and natural resources in some of the poorest countries in the world have sparked…

Policy Seminar

Alleviating the worst of poverty with water, resilience and innovation

The CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food (CPWF) aims to increase the resilience of social and ecological systems through better water management for food production. In its second research phase, from 2009-2013, it focuses on key water-for-food…

IFPRI Seminar Series

WTO Disciplines on Agricultural Support

International disciplines on agricultural domestic support have been in place since 1995 and negotiations over possible new commitments have been central to the unresolved WTO Doha Round. The influence of the existing disciplines and effects of potential new…

Policy Seminar

Inequalities and Conflict

Violent conflict in multiethnic societies in the developing world is a pre-eminent problem of the 21st century. Horizontal inequalities among religious or ethnic groups, in political, social, economic or cultural dimensions, are an important catalyst of such…

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