Updates

Food Policy Report Examines Role of Food Security in Building Resilience to Conflict

A new IFPRI 2020 food policy report on “How to Build Resilience to Conflict: The Role of Food Security” is now available.

AIDF features guest blog on 2020 Conference Highlights

The Aid and International Development Forum recently featured a guest blog post from Rajul Pandya-Lorch, Head of IFPRI’s 2020 Vision Initiative.

New IFPRI Food Policy Report on Resilience Programming Among NGOs

IFPRI has released a new food policy report on “Resilience Programming Among Nongovernmental Organizations: Lessons for Policymakers.” The report, authored by Tim Frankenberger, Mark Constas, Suzanne Nelson, and Laurie Starr, makes the case that building resilience depends on integrated programming that crosses sectors and a long-term commitment to improving different types of capacity.

Source: Asian Development Bank

Building Resilience in the Face of Climate Change and Weather Shocks

“As the food system grows more fragile, climate change and increasingly volatile weather are reducing agricultural productivity globally… There is an urgent need for strategies to build resilience for the world’s farmers in order to adapt to these changing conditions to achieve both global food security and nutrition security.”

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.