Policy Seminar

Food Security and Development in the Arab World

In Transition? While the Arab Awakening has brought much change and opportunity, the region remains highly vulnerable to shocks that contribute to food insecurity—one of the triggers of the uprisings. Stability hinges on Arab governments’ ability to accelerate…

Policy Seminar

22nd Annual Martin J. Forman Memorial Lecture

Public-Private Partnerships Innovating to End Malnutrition Today, 1 billion people are undernourished and 2 billion are micronutrient deficient. The potential of the private sector to eradicate malnutrition is enormous, but requires an enabling environment…

Policy Seminar

Harnessing Agricultural Innovation for Transformative Impact

IFPRI Special Event with Dr. Rajiv Shah, Administrator, USAID You are cordially invited to join us for a special discussion with Dr. Rajiv Shah, Administrator of USAID. Dr. Shah serves as the 16th Administrator of USAID and leads the efforts of more than…

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Conference

Leveraging Agriculture for Improving Nutrition and Health

How can the potential of agriculture be unleashed to reduce malnutrition and ill health? Agriculture impacts poor people’s nutrition and health, and people’s nutrition and health in turn affects their productivity. As a supplier of food, a source of income…

Country Workshop

Is China Entering a High Food Price Era?

3rd CAER-IFPRI Annual International Conference Background China Agricultural Economic Review (CAER) is delighted to announce its third annual conference, which is being organized by the CAER editorial office and International Food Policy Research Institute…

Policy Seminar

African Agricultural Research and Development

Progress, Challenges, Opportunities Abstract Following a period of stagnation in the 1990s, total public agricultural research and development (R&D) spending and capacity levels in Sub-Saharan Africa have increased in recent years. However, the lion’s…

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…

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