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Jun 18, 2014

Farming on Big Wheels: What can Africa and Asia learn from each other?

18 June 2014, BEIJING, CHINA--A two-day international gathering has begun that centers on agricultural mechanization in Asia and Africa amid urbanization and economic growth.

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Sarah Immenschuh Brawner, IFPRI
 s.i.brawner@cgiar.org

Xiaofeng Gou, Peking University
 xfgou@nsd.pku.edu.cn

May 16, 2014

Building Resilience Critical to End Hunger and Undernutrition by 2025

Global conference offers new research and commitments to address threat of rising shocks to global food system

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, May 16, 2014—According to the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), the post-2015 agenda should aim to end hunger by 2025—and can succeed by building resilience to various environmental, political and economic shocks that threaten food security and livelihoods.

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Sarah Immenschuh Brawner, IFPRI
s.i.brawner@cgiar.org, +251 920 57 98 11

May 13, 2014
by IFPRI

IFPRI 2020 Conference

On May 15, more than 800 experts and practitioners from food, nutrition, health, agriculture, humanitarian, and related development sectors will meet in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for a three-day conference, “Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security,” to discuss how to incorporate resilience...