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Food Security and Nutrition in an Urbanizing World

Hyper-urbanization and its implications for food security and nutrition in urban and rural areas is an urgent concern that has gained increasing attention over the years. The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), SNV Netherlands…

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Rome Launch of 2017 Global Food Policy Report

Speakers: José Graziano da Silva, Director General, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Shenggen Fan, Director General, IFPRI Hans Hoogeveen, Permanent Representative for The Netherlands and Chair CFS-OEWG on Urbanization and…

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Geneva Launch of 2017 Global Food Policy Report

Chair: Samuel Gayi, Head, Special Unit on Commodities, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Speakers: James Zhan, Director of Investment and Enterprise, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)   Shenggen Fan,…

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26th Annual Martin J. Forman Memorial Lecture

Speaker: Lawrence Haddad, Executive Director, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) (Video | Presentation) Chair: Shenggen Fan, Director General, IFPRI Q&A Video To many on the international conference circuit, business and nutrition are like…

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New Directions for Irrigation Development in Tanzania

Irrigation is important in Tanzania to deal with the erratic rainfall, especially in the context of climate change. Irrigation can minimize frequent food shortages that are attributable to dependence on rainfall, and increase yields. However, to do…

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