Archives for September 2014

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.

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.”