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2014 Global Hunger Index Twitter Chat

Hidden hunger is the central theme of the 2014 Global Hunger Index (GHI), published by the International Food Policy Research Institute, Concern Worldwide, and Welthungerhilfe. For the ninth straight year of calculating the Index, global hunger has improved…

Event

2014 Global Hunger Index Twitter Chat

Click to read the 2014 Global Hunger Index report Hidden hunger is the central theme of the 2014 Global Hunger Index (GHI), published by the International Food Policy Research Institute, Concern Worldwide, and Welthungerhilfe. For the ninth straight year of…

Policy Seminar

Innovations in Science and Policy

Transforming the Rural Sector for Improved Food Security IFPRI-IRRI Policy Seminar While food price shocks from 2007 onward brought food security back to center stage in global discussions, climate-related challenges affecting major food-producing areas—such…

Special Event

The CGIAR Development Dialogues 2014

Delivering solutions to realize the Sustainable Development Goals and Global Climate Agenda The year 2014 marks an historic opportunity to communicate the importance of research on sustainable agriculture to stakeholders involved in the climate change and…

Policy Seminar

Building Resilience in the Face of Climate Change and Weather Shocks

As the food system grows more fragile, climate change and increasingly volatile weather are reducing agricultural productivity globally. There is an urgent need for strategies to build resilience for the world’s farmers to adapt to these changing conditions…

Policy Seminar

Boserup and Beyond

Mounting Land Pressures & Development Strategies in Africa Evidence collected in the above titled special issue of the journal Food Policy shows that rising rural population densities and shrinking farm sizes in large parts of Africa are profoundly…

Policy Seminar

CANCELLED: Tackling Soil Health Problems in Africa South of the Sahara

The policy seminar scheduled for Tuesday, July 22, from 12:15 pm to 1:45 pm at IFPRI has been cancelled. We regret the inconvenience. Human health and soil health are related. Humans get nutrition from food; food gets nutrition from the soil. This linkage is…

Policy Seminar

21st Century Agricultural Policies

The 2013 EU CAP and 2014 US Farm Bill With the 2013 EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and the US Agricultural Act of 2014, two major actors in world markets with longstanding high levels of farm support have set their assistance programs for agriculture for…

Workshop

Mechanization and Agricultural Transformation in Asia and Africa

Sharing Development Experiences The International Food Policy Research Institute and The National School of Development at Peking University are jointly organizing a workshop on agricultural mechanization in Asia and Africa in Beijing. Agricultural…

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