Archives for February 2014

Per Pinstrup-Andersen, Professor Emeritus at Cornell University, describes how to build resilience to food price and production shocks

Per Pinstrup-Andersen, Professor Emeritus at Cornell University, reflects on the importance of nutrition for building resilience and offers solutions to help poor people become more resilient in the face of fluctuations in food prices and production.

Hans-Joachim Preuss, Managing Director of GIZ, calls for learning from traditional forms of coping to build resilience at the community level

Hans-Joachim Preuss, Managing Director of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), describes some of the shocks that countries are facing and calls for learning from traditional forms of coping to build resilience at the community level.

Enhancing Resilience to Conflict in Arab Countries

Guest blog by Perrihan Al-Riffai on behalf of the IFPRI-MENA Team  

Lystra Antoine, Director for Agriculture Development at DuPont Pioneer, explains why building resilience matters to the private sector

Lystra Antoine, Director for Agriculture Development at DuPont Pioneer, explains why the private sector is interested in resilience, reflects on investments that have helped build resilience, and discusses areas that require further research.

Newai Gebre-ab, Chief Economic Advisor to the Ethiopian Prime Minister, reflects on how Ethiopia is helping farmers build resilience

Newai Gebre-ab, Chief Economic Advisor to the Prime Minister and Executive Director of the Ethiopian Development Research Institute, reflects on why resilience matters to Ethiopia and how the government combines approaches to address emergency food requirements and improve the agricultural resource base.