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Policy Seminar

Beyond Gender Myths

Closing the Knowledge Gap in Agriculture and Food Security There is now growing recognition of the importance of attention to gender for agricultural productivity and food security. However, many “gender myths” persist; myths that either underestimate…

Conference

Using ICT to Promote Smallholder Business Credibility

Through Improved Social Capital and Commercial and Technical Skills of Producer Organizations AgriConneXions is a program on: “Using ICT to Promote Smallholder Business Credibility through Improved Social Capital and Commercial and Technical Skills of…

Policy Seminar

Aflatoxins: Finding Solutions for Improved Food Safety

Aflatoxins—a naturally occurring carcinogenic byproduct of common fungi on grains and other crops—pose a significant public health risk in many tropical developing countries. It is estimated that 26,000 Africans living south of the Sahara die annually…

Special Event

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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