Policy Seminar

Economics Beyond Markets: Choice Experiments In Developing Countries

In the past few decades, the choice experiment method has become popular among the public and private sectors in developed countries as a guide for efficient and effective decision-making. In the public sector, this tool’s popularity can be attributed to its…

Policy Seminar

Successes in African Agriculture

There is a new consensus today that investing in African agriculture is fundamental for reducing poverty and food insecurity on the continent. But how can this be done without repeating many of the mistakes of the past that led to widespread disappointment and…

Policy Seminar

20th Annual Martin J. Forman Memorial Lecture

Nutrition Repositioned in the Development Agenda? Current Prospects for Scaling-Up Nutrition Outcomes Nutrition has recently gained momentum and is increasingly being discussed in high-level global development debates. Dr. Nabarro will share his views on how…

Policy Seminar

Food Security, Farming, and Climate Change to 2050

Scenarios, Results, Policy Options Feeding a growing world population, likely to reach 9 billion by 2050, poses an unprecedented challenge to human ingenuity. Most of these additional people will be born in developing countries, where the population is…

Policy Seminar

Linking Agriculture, Health, and Nutrition

Obstacles and Potentials Agricultural policies influence the quantity and quality of foods farmers produce, as well as the portfolio of crops they grow and the production methods they use. Thus, agricultural policies have a clear impact on human health and…

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…

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