Updates

Synthesis of 2020 Conference Released in Food Security

In a recent Conference Report published in the journal Food Security, Timothy R. Frankenberger and Mark A. Constas reflect on the 2020 conference.

2014 ReSAKSS Annual Conference: Promoting Agricultural Trade to Enhance Resilience

The upcoming Regional Strategic Analysis and Knowledge Support System (ReSAKSS) 2014 Annual Conference will bring together researchers, policymakers, donors, advocacy groups, farmers’ organizations, and the private sector to review progress in supporting evidence-based policy planning and implementation under the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP).

Conference synopsis and highlights video now available

The synopsis and highlights video from the 2020 Conference on “Building Resilience to Food and Nutrition Security” are now available.

Source: The Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Advancing Global Food Security in the Face of a Changing Climate

Guest blog by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs     Immediately following the Building Resilience for Food & Nutrition Security Conference, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs convened its annual Global Food Security Symposium in Washington, DC. 

Brussels Development Briefing on ‘Building resilience of SIDS through trade and agribusiness development’ July 11, 2014

What vulnerabilities do Small Island Developing States (SIDS) experience and what opportunities can the agritrade sector provide to build resilience to these challenges? This will be the main focus of the next Brussels Development Briefing on July 11, 2014.

No food and nutrition security without resilience

In a Rural 21 article, Detlef Virchow of the Global Horticulture Initiative reflects on the general issues raised throughout the 2020 Conference including the need to recognize the context-specific nature of building resilience and the need for multi-level, multi-sectoral, multi-disciplinary and multi-stakeholer approaches.

Farming First TV Interview with Mark Rosegrant

During the 2020 Conference, Farming First TV interviewed Mark Rosegrant, Director of the Environment and Production Technology Division at IFPRI, to learn more about the key findings from the IFPRI book on Food Security in a World of Natural Resource Scarcity. Watch the full interview here.

Resilience is Bouncing Back and Doing Better: Takeaway from The IFPRI’s Resilience Conference

In the third of a three-part series of posts for the Swedish International Agricultural Network Initiative (SIANI), Melinda Fones-Sundell shares her experience of the final day of the 2020 Conference with her key takeaway points.