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Committee on World Food Security (CFS 45)

IFPRI events - 11 Oct, 2018 13:47
Oct 15, 2018 - 08:00 am CEST to Oct 19, 2018 - 05:00 pm CEST Special Event Committee on World Food Security (CFS 45)

IFPRI will participate in CFS’s annual Plenary (CFS45) in FAO, Rome.

The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) is the foremost inclusive international and intergovernmental platform for all stakeholders to work together to ensure food security and nut…

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Agriculture, Structural Transformation and Poverty Reduction

IFPRI events - 4 Oct, 2018 20:21
Oct 22, 2018 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EDT Policy Seminar Agriculture, Structural Transformation and Poverty Reduction

Agricultural development has traditionally been among the most effective tools for reducing poverty and central to development efforts. But does this still stand today, as countries have urbanized and the world has opened up?

 

This seminar will prese…

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Discussion on the Key Findings of FAO’s 2018 State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World Report

IFPRI events - 28 Sep, 2018 18:19
Oct 10, 2018 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EDT Policy Seminar Discussion on the Key Findings of FAO’s 2018 State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World Report

FAO’s 2018 State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) report highlights that for the third consecutive year global hunger has risen, now standing at 821 million people today compared to 804 million last year.  This three-year increase rep…

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CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture Convention

IFPRI events - 24 Sep, 2018 21:30
Oct 3, 2018 - 07:00 am EAT to Oct 5, 2018 - 09:00 pm EAT Special Event CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture Convention

IFPRI Staff are participating in the CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture co-hosted by the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) taking place October 3-5, 2018 at the Campus of the World Agroforestry Center (ICRAF) in Nairobi, Keny…

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Nigeria's Solar-Powered Cold Chain Business

IFPRI events - 19 Sep, 2018 14:33
Oct 2, 2018 - 09:30 am to 11:00 am EDT Policy Seminar Nigeria's Solar-Powered Cold Chain Business

Cold storage and transportation are critical for agricultural productivity and reducing food loss/waste. Nigeria's "cold hub" experience sheds light on successes.

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73rd Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 73)

IFPRI events - 17 Sep, 2018 21:20
Sep 18, 2018 - 08:00 am EDT to Oct 5, 2018 - 11:00 am EDT Special Event 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 73)

IFPRI is participating in several events around the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

 

The General Assembly occupies a central position as the chief deliberative, policymaking and representative organ of the United Nations. C…

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How the development agenda is evolving: implications for policy research

IFPRI events - 17 Sep, 2018 20:33
Sep 12, 2018 - 01:35 pm to 02:35 pm EDT Special Event How the development agenda is evolving: implications for policy research

On September 12th, Homi Kharas, Interim Vice President and Director - Global Economy and Development, Brookings Institution delivered the keynote address at IFPRI's annual staff retreat during which he explored the implications for policy research of t…

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Food Citizenship

IFPRI events - 17 Sep, 2018 14:25
Oct 1, 2018 - 12:15 pm to 01:30 pm EDT Book Launch Food Citizenship

The global food system is the largest sector of the world's economy, and critical for the health of our planet—from land and water resources to plants, animals, and people. Managing this system is a huge responsibility, requiring women and men who are …

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Economic Growth, Convergence and Agricultural Economics

IFPRI events - 14 Sep, 2018 14:47
Sep 27, 2018 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EDT Policy Seminar Economic Growth, Convergence and Agricultural Economics

Growth in many developing countries has surged in the last 25 years, driving major shifts in food demand, production, policies, and trade. What do these unprecedented changes mean for our research agenda?

 

This seminar will look at the impacts of rapi…

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Tropentag 2018

IFPRI events - 10 Sep, 2018 18:15
Sep 16, 2018 - 01:00 pm CEST to Sep 19, 2018 - 05:30 pm CEST Conference Tropentag 2018

IFPRI is participating in the annual interdisciplinary conference on research in tropical and subtropical agriculture, natural resource management and rural development (TROPENTAG). The CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4…

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The Future of the Commons

IFPRI events - 5 Sep, 2018 20:55
Oct 4, 2018 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EDT Policy Seminar The Future of the Commons

2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of "The Tragedy of the Commons" by Garret Hardin. Its widely accepted message about the inevitable degradation of shared resources prompted privatization or nationalization of much common property. Yet…

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The Launch of IFPRI's Global Food Policy Report: Reaping the benefits and facing the challenges of globalization in Egypt

IFPRI events - 22 Aug, 2018 18:19
Aug 28, 2018 - 02:00 pm to 04:00 pm EET Egypt Special Event The Launch of IFPRI's Global Food Policy Report: Reaping the benefits and facing the challenges of globalization in Egypt

IFPRI’s 2018 Global Food Policy Report reviews the major food policy issues, developments, and decisions of 2017, and highlights challenges and opportunities for 2018 at the global and country levels. The specific focus of this year’s report is on the …

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World Water Week 2018

IFPRI events - 21 Aug, 2018 20:16
Aug 26, 2018 - 09:00 am CEST to Aug 31, 2018 - 05:30 pm CEST Special Event World Water Week 2018

World Water Week is the annual focal point of water issues across the globe, organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI).

This year, World Water Week (August 26-31) will address the theme “Water, ecosystems, and human development."

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Women's land: Beyond "access" to rights

IFPRI events - 10 Aug, 2018 15:38
Sep 7, 2018 - 03:00 pm to 04:30 pm CEST Webinar Women's land: Beyond "access" to rights Gender

Discussants

Moderator

For most rural households, land is the most valuable asset and the foundation for agricultural production. While a large li…

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2018 Annual Scientific Gender Conference and Capacity Development Workshop

IFPRI events - 30 Jul, 2018 19:52
Sep 24, 2018 - 08:30 am EAT to Sep 28, 2018 - 06:00 pm EAT Workshop 2018 Annual Scientific Gender Conference and Capacity Development Workshop Gender

IFPRI staff are participating in the 2018 Annual Scientific Gender Conference and Capacity Development Workshop convened by the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research taking place September 25-28 at the International Livestock Research Instit…

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T20

IFPRI events - 30 Jul, 2018 19:22
Sep 16, 2018 - 09:00 am ART to Sep 18, 2018 - 05:30 pm ART Special Event T20

IFPRI is participating in the Think 20 Summit (T20), which takes place September 16-18, 2018 in Buenos Aires as part of the Engagement Group Track for the 2018 G20 Leaders' Summit.

 The Engagement Group tracks comprise civil society organizations from…

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African Green Revolution Forum 2018

IFPRI events - 25 Jul, 2018 21:31
Sep 5, 2018 - 09:00 am CAT to Sep 8, 2018 - 01:00 pm CAT Special Event African Green Revolution Forum 2018

IFPRI will participate in the African Green Revolution Forum 2018 on September 5-8 at Kigali Convention Centre, Rwanda.

 

First established in 2010, the AGRF is considered the world's most important and impactful forum for African agriculture, pulling …

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SDG-Conference "Towards Zero Hunger: Partnerships for Impact"

IFPRI events - 25 Jul, 2018 16:06
Aug 30, 2018 - 09:00 am CEST to Aug 31, 2018 - 05:30 pm CEST Conference SDG-Conference "Towards Zero Hunger: Partnerships for Impact"

IFPRI is participating in the SDG Conference "Towards Zero Hunger - Partnerships for Impact" which takes place on August 30-31,2018 at Wageningen University in the Netherlands. The conference brings together key stakeholders to discuss their views and …

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28th Annual Martin J. Forman Memorial Lecture

IFPRI events - 24 Jul, 2018 20:20
Oct 29, 2018 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EDT Special Event 28th Annual Martin J. Forman Memorial Lecture Nutrition

Keynote Speaker

  • Barry M. Popkin, W. R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor of nutrition, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health

Chair

Moderator

  • Marie Ruel, Director of Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division, IFP…
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2018 Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) Annual Meeting

IFPRI events - 23 Jul, 2018 16:11
Aug 5, 2018 - 07:30 am EDT to Aug 7, 2018 - 07:30 pm EDT United States of America Special Event 2018 Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) Annual Meeting

IFPRI will participate in the 2018 AAEA meeting. The AAEA  addresses agricultural economics, international and rural development, and more.

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