Archives for March 2014

Brochure on “Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security”

What does resilience mean? What shocks can we expect in the future? Whose resilience needs to be built? What has worked to improve resilience for food and nutrition security in the past, and what are the key knowledge gaps?

Calling All Photos! Photo-infographic Series on Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture and Resilience

Do you have a compelling, beautiful photograph illustrating agricultural resilience in action?   Has your organisation documented the “resilience” success stories of its work, with the photographs to prove it?   Are you interested in showcasing your photographic talent to hundreds of agriculture and development organisations?

The Hunger Project Invites Conference Participants to May 14 Field Trip to Epicenter

The Hunger Project invites 2020 Conference Participants to see resilience-in-action at the Debre Lebanos epicenter in Ethiopia – one of 120 epicenters across Africa, mobilizing nearly 2 million Africans in a process of gender-focused, integrated rural development.

Global Donor Platform features briefing on 2020 Conference

Rajul Pandya-Lorch, Head of the 2020 Vision Initiative and Chief of Staff at IFPRI, recently briefed the members of the Global Donor Platform for Rural Development on the upcoming 2020 Conference.

Twelve Partners Support 2020 Conference

Twelve partners are on board to support the 2020 Conference.

Over 20 Side Events Planned for Conference

Key stakeholders in the resilience arena are organizing over 20 side events to take place around the conference.

More than 100 Speakers Confirmed for Conference Program

More than 100 experts and practitioners representing a wide range of actors, sectors, and disciplines are confirmed to speak and share their experiences and insights.

Farming First and IFPRI Training Workshop for Communicators, May 14, 2014, Addis Ababa

** APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED **   Farming First and IFPRI are organizing a one-day workshop for communicators on May 14, 2014 immediately prior to IFPRI’s 2020 conference on “Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security” in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Emorn Wasantwisut, Vice President of International Relations at Mahidol University, reflects on resilience-building needs and experiences in Thailand

Emorn Wasantwisut, Vice President of International Relations and Senior Advisor of the Institute of Nutrition at Mahidol University, discusses resilience as an indicator of development and reflects on resilience-building needs and experiences in Thailand.