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2018 Partners' Forum

IFPRI events - 13 Dec, 2018 10:03
Dec 12, 2018 - 09:00 am IST to Dec 13, 2018 - 06:00 pm IST Conference 2018 Partners' Forum

Purnima Menon, Senior Research Fellow at IFPRI, will participate in the Partnership for Maternal Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH) forum, which will bring together 1,200 partners dedicated to the Every Woman Every Child (EWEC) movement and to the achiev…

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International Symposium on Understanding the Double Burden of Malnutrition for Effective Interventions

IFPRI events - 7 Dec, 2018 16:55
Dec 10, 2018 - 08:00 am CET to Dec 13, 2018 - 04:00 pm CET Conference International Symposium on Understanding the Double Burden of Malnutrition for Effective Interventions

IFPRI is participating in the International Symposium on Understanding the Double Burden of Malnutrition for Effective Interventions.

The double burden of malnutrition (DBM) affects at least a quarter of all countries worldwide, with low and middle inc…

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Malabo Montpellier Webinar Series

IFPRI events - 4 Dec, 2018 16:28
Dec 10, 2018 - 03:00 pm to 04:15 pm GMT Webinar Malabo Montpellier Webinar Series

Between 2000 and 2016, Senegal made remarkable progress in reducing undernutrition. The prevalence of stunting decreased from 30 to 19 percent.

• What did Senegal do differently?

• What did it take to mobilize government at the cross ministerial level?…

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Do Medium and Large-Scale Farms Generate Income Spillovers for Rural Households?

IFPRI events - 4 Dec, 2018 15:36
Nov 6, 2018 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am EST Webinar Do Medium and Large-Scale Farms Generate Income Spillovers for Rural Households?

Land acquisitions by foreign and local investor farmers has generated much speculation about the impacts on smallholder households and rural communities. The study that will be presented in this webinar addresses these issues by exploiting inter-distri…

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Measuring Policy Distortions Along Agricultural Value Chains: Lessons From Africa and Asia

IFPRI events - 4 Dec, 2018 15:17
Oct 17, 2018 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am EDT Webinar Measuring Policy Distortions Along Agricultural Value Chains: Lessons From Africa and Asia

The global agricultural sector is undergoing a transformation, with a rapid expansion of trade in processed agricultural commodities. With this transformation comes expanded interest in how agricultural value chains can aid rural development. This requ…

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Agricultural Mechanization in Africa: Lessons Learned From South-South Knowledge Exchange

IFPRI events - 4 Dec, 2018 12:56
Oct 4, 2018 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am EDT Webinar Agricultural Mechanization in Africa: Lessons Learned From South-South Knowledge Exchange

Increased use of mechanical power for farming operations has been one of the key aspects of the agricultural and rural transformation and will remain so under the efforts toward achieving the SDGs. Agricultural mechanization in Africa gained significan…

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Helping Smallholder Farmers Manage Risks: Innovations to Improve Agricultural Insurance

IFPRI events - 4 Dec, 2018 12:47
Sep 19, 2018 - 09:00 am to 10:00 am EDT Webinar Helping Smallholder Farmers Manage Risks: Innovations to Improve Agricultural Insurance

For most smallholder farmers in the developing world, livelihoods are intertwined with agricultural production, and thus highly dependent on weather. As climate change is making the weather increasingly unpredictable, farmers experience greater product…

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Community Forest Concessions in Petén, Guatemala: Effective Governance for Tropical Forest Conservation and Socio-Economic Development

IFPRI events - 4 Dec, 2018 12:10
Dec 13, 2018 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am EST Webinar Community Forest Concessions in Petén, Guatemala: Effective Governance for Tropical Forest Conservation and Socio-Economic Development

The devolution* of forest rights to local communities is seen as a critical element of strategies aimed at conserving tropical forests and strengthening livelihoods based on them. In the Maya Biosphere Reserve (MBR) in Petén, Guatemala, forest concessi…

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Emerging Food System in South Asia: Policy Challenges and Opportunities

IFPRI events - 3 Dec, 2018 13:14
Dec 4, 2018 - 09:00 am to 01:00 pm IST Special Event Emerging Food System in South Asia: Policy Challenges and Opportunities

Session 1: Inaugural Session and presentations on opportunities to make food systems more nutritious and healthy

Welcome

Remarks

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Third Annual Takaful & Karama Conference

IFPRI events - 27 Nov, 2018 11:45
Nov 22, 2018 - 09:30 am to 02:00 pm EET Egypt Special Event Third Annual Takaful & Karama Conference

IFPRI research was highlighted at the recent Takaful & Karama conference in Cairo, Egypt attended by several high-level policy makers including the Prime Minister, Minister of Social Solidarity, Minister of International Cooperation, Minister of Educat…

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Agricultural Policy in Disarray: Reforming the Farm Bill

IFPRI events - 16 Nov, 2018 17:06
Dec 12, 2018 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EST Book Launch Agricultural Policy in Disarray: Reforming the Farm Bill

The 2018 Farm Bill, if passed, will set US farm policy for the next 5 years and cost some US $87 billion annually. Some of this spending will go toward the US farm safety net, which includes price and income support programs, conservation programs, and…

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Agricultural and Food Systems Transformation for Better Food Security and Nutrition in Eurasia

IFPRI events - 24 Oct, 2018 15:33
Nov 13, 2018 - 01:20 pm to 02:20 pm EST Policy Seminar Agricultural and Food Systems Transformation for Better Food Security and Nutrition in Eurasia

Significant changes in Eurasia’s agri-food systems and regional trade in the 2000s have had major impacts on food and nutrition security.

This seminar will discuss recent developments in the political economy and food and nutrition security policies a…

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The Future Direction of US and EU Agricultural Policy

IFPRI events - 23 Oct, 2018 15:55
Dec 10, 2018 - 12:15 pm to 01:45 pm EST Policy Seminar The Future Direction of US and EU Agricultural Policy

US and European agricultural policies have evolved over similar paths, shaped by the globalization of agricultural markets, consumer interests, environmental pressures, fiscal constraints, and World Trade Organization disciplines. As the US debates the…

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Pro-WEAI: A New Tool for Measuring Women’s Empowerment in Agricultural Development Projects

IFPRI events - 11 Oct, 2018 11:34
Oct 25, 2018 - 09:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT Special Event Pro-WEAI: A New Tool for Measuring Women’s Empowerment in Agricultural Development Projects

The pro-WEAI is a new survey-based index that builds on the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI) and is adapted for project use with a closer focus on aspects of empowerment related to health and nutrition. The index is being developed by IF…

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2018 ReSAKSS (Regional Strategic Analysis and Knowledge Support System) Annual Conference

IFPRI events - 11 Oct, 2018 11:10
Oct 24, 2018 - 09:00 am EDT to Oct 26, 2018 - 05:30 pm EDT Conference 2018 ReSAKSS (Regional Strategic Analysis and Knowledge Support System) Annual Conference

The International Food Policy Research Institute, in partnership with the African Union Commission, is convening the 2018 ReSAKSS Annual Conference to promote review and dialogue on the CAADP implementation agenda among policymakers, development partne…

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Committee on World Food Security (CFS 45)

IFPRI events - 11 Oct, 2018 08:47
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 15:21
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 13:19
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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78th annual conference of the Indian Society of Agricultural Economics

IFPRI events - 25 Sep, 2018 15:40
Nov 1, 2018 - 09:00 am IST to Nov 3, 2018 - 02:00 pm IST Conference 78th annual conference of the Indian Society of Agricultural Economics

The 78th Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Agricultural Economics is going to be held November 1-3 under the auspices of the Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi, International Food Policy Research Institute, Delhi and Tata-Cornell Institute, I…

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