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…

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…

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