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 of liver…

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 Producer…

Workshop

Partnering for Impact

IFPRI-European Research Collaboration for Improved Food and Nutrition Security The all-day “Partnering for Impact: IFPRI-European Research Collaboration for Improved Food and Nutrition Security” workshop will highlight the achievements of the innovative…

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 or…

Policy Seminar

Post-2015 Development Agenda

Food Security and Environmental Sustainability Due to the federal government's closure and IFPRI's inclement weather policy, we regret that today's event has been cancelled. Thank you for your understanding. As the deadline for the Millennium Development Goals…

Special Event

DuPont Agriculture Development Roundtable Series

Inaugural event in the 2013 DuPont Agriculture Development Roundtable Series IFPRI is pleased to host the first discussion in this series aimed at fostering action among public and private entities to address the global challenge of feeding nine billion people…

Policy Seminar

Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index

USAID/FAO/IFPRI Side event, 56th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women Cohosts Her Excellency Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury State Minister of Women and Children Affairs, People's Republic of Bangladesh His Excellency Efraín Medina Minister of…

Policy Seminar

Innovations in Measuring Women's Empowerment

The Women's Empowerment in Agriculture Index Women play a critical role in agriculture in developing countries, but they face major constraints that prevent them from contributing more to agricultural growth and poverty reduction. In order to remove the…

Policy Seminar

Food Security & the G20

When G20 leaders come together on June 18-19 in Los Cabos, Mexico, food security will once again be at the top of their agenda. At last year’s summit, the G20 Agriculture Ministers took historic steps towards addressing food price volatility. This year, it is…

Policy Seminar

From Good to Great

Bringing Impact to Scale at the World Food Programme How can the World Food Programme (WFP) better meet the urgent needs of the poorest and most vulnerable while building the capacity of nations and peoples to feed themselves? As the WFP's new Executive…

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