Upcoming Events

  • Date: 
    September 25, 2014

    The CGIAR Development Dialogues 2014

    Delivering solutions to realize the Sustainable Development Goals and Global Climate Agenda

    Presenter(s): 
    H.E. Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina Honourable Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Federal Republic of Nigeria; H.E. Manuel Pulgar-Vidal Minister of State for Environment, Peru and UNFCCC COP20 President; Dr. Kanayo F. Nwanze President, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD); Johan Rockström Executive Director, Stockholm Resilience Centre; Frank Rijsberman Chief Executive Officer, CGIAR Consortium
    Location: 

    New York City at the Faculty House at Columbia University

    Abstract

    The year 2014 marks an historic opportunity to communicate the importance of research on sustainable agriculture to stakeholders involved in the climate change and development policy processes.

  • Date: 
    September 26, 2014
    12:15 pm to 1:45 pm EDT (Please join us for lunch beginning at 11:45 am); Live webcast coming up at the scheduled time.

    Innovations in Science and Policy

    Transforming the Rural Sector for Improved Food Security

    Presenter(s): 
    Chair: Gwendolyn Stansbury, Division Director, Communications and Knowledge Management Division, IFPRI | Speakers: Robert Bertram, Chief Scientist, Bureau for Food Security, USAID | Shenggen Fan, Director General of IFPRI | Robert S. Zeigler, Director General of the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI).
    Location: 

    International Food Policy Research Institute
    2033 K Street, NW, Washington, DC
    Fourth Floor Conference Facility

    Eventbrite - Innovations in Science and Policy

  • Date: 
    November 19, 2014 - November 20, 2014

    Workshop on Biofuels and Food Security Interactions

    Location: 

    International Food Policy Research Institute
    2033 K Street, NW, Washington, DC
    Fourth Floor Conference Facility

    The purpose of the workshop is to explore current and future interactions between biofuels and food security, and elaborate learnings from analysis and field experience relevant for project developers, researchers and policy-makers. The workshop is organized around a six discussion topics and is designed to encourage discussion among participants. We aim to identify where consensus lies regarding key barriers, gaps and opportunities related to (a) the assessment of biofuel-food security interactions and (b) recommendations for future research and implementation.