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…

Conference

Bonn2011 Nexus Conference

The Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus – Solutions for the Green Economy Abstract  IFPRI is a partner in the international “Bonn2011 Conference: The Water Energy and Food Security Nexus – Solutions for the Green Economy” organized by the German Federal…

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…

Policy Seminar

2011 Global Hunger Index Launch Event

The challenge of hunger: taming price spikes and excessive food price volatility Abstract The Global Hunger Index is a comprehensive measure of hunger worldwide and by country and region. Although the proportion of hungry people around the world has declined…

Policy Seminar

21st Annual Martin J. Forman Memorial Lecture

Nutrition in Senegal: Achievements and Prospects After several major transitions, Senegal succeeded in developing a multisectoral strategy to achieve sustainable nutrition outcomes. The country achieved significant results through a combination of actions…

Policy Seminar

Agribusiness for Africa’s Prosperity

In the next 20 years, both farming and agro-industries in Africa need to undergo profound structural transformations in order to generate the jobs, incomes and food products so badly needed by the continent’s growing population. To be able to make the vital…

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