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    On May 7, 2008, Mark W. Rosegrant, Director of IFPRI’s Environment and Production Technology Division, testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs on the impact of biofuels on grain prices and ...
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    With support from the European Commission, IFPRI conducts cutting-edge research on biofuels, trade, and country-specific development strategies. The European Commission (EC) has long championed food security, nutrition, and sustainable and ...
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    Comments by Joachim von Braun, IFPRI Director GeneralJuly 11, 2008 It is very promising that global food security is now on the G8 agenda, and will stay there, as G8 leaders want to review progress at the next summit. It is encouraging that ...
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    Global demand for biofuels has risen sharply over the last decade, driven initially by oil price hikes and the need for greater energy security. Support measures were established in many countries in recognition of the potential of biofuel ...
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    This blog story featuring commentary by IFPRI Senior Research Fellow Siwa Msangi and other experts was originally posted on The Guardian’s Development Professionals Network. Meghan Sapp, secretary general, Pangea, Brussels, Belgium. ...
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    The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is using World Environment Day 2008 to draw attention to the importance of reducing greenhouse gas emissions.  The Day highlights resources and initiatives that promote low carbon economies and ...
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    IFPRI Senior Research Fellow Claudia Ringler is presenting on “How to Ensure Sustainable Access to Water for Food in a World of Growing Scarcity” at the symposium “New Green Revolution? Meeting the Global Food and Energy Demands” ...
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    The following story was originally published on IFPRI’s Food Security Portal. The “food vs. fuel” debate came no closer to a resolution last week, as Energy ministers from the European Union’s 28 member states failed to agree on a compromise ...
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    In a move that potentially pleases both food security experts and environmentalists, the EU’s Environment Committee voted on July 11 to set a cap on the amount of energy produced from food and energy crops while encouraging the use of advanced ...
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    The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) partners with Government of Germany to organize the international “Bonn2011 Conference: The Water, Energy, and Food Security Nexus–Solutions for the Green Economy” to be held in Bonn, ...
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    World Food Day 2008 is devoted to addressing two related challenges to global food markets—the recent rapid growth in demand for biofuels and the longer term threats from climate change. The work of IFPRI and other organizations has shown that ...