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.
Our guest author, Emily Alpert, Deputy Director of Agriculture for Impact, concludes our series of blog articles on resilience published in partnership with Farming First ahead of the conference “Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security” 15-17 May 2014. An acre is about the size of a football pitch. That might seem like a lot, but if your >> Read more
The following post by Rajul Pandya-Lorch, Head of IFPRI's 2020 Vision Initiative, was originally published on the Global Food Security blog. We need to be better prepared for shocks, says Rajul Pandya-Lorch of the International Food Policy Research Institute. Poor countries and vulnerable people are being hit hard by a barrage of shocks: >> Read more
Our guest author, Jon Kurtz, Director for Research and Learning for Mercy Corps, continues our series of blog articles on resilience published in partnership with Farming First ahead of the conference “Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security” 15-17 May 2014. Resilience has an Achilles’ heel: By being all things, it risks being nothing new. Resilience casts >> Read more
By Prabhu Pingali, Professor of Applied Economics & Director, Tata-Cornell Agriculture & Nutrition Initiative (TCi), Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Everyday emergencies: How social protection schemes can build resilient children, families and communities
By Sheri Arnott, Senior Policy Advisor Food Assistance/Food Security, Food Programming and Management Group, Sustainable Health, World Vision International
Reframing Resilience for Pastoralists: Coping with drought matters, but is not the only thing that matters
Leading up to the 2020 Conference, Farming First in partnership with IFPRI has initiated a series of guest blog posts on resilience. In this first post, Lance Robinson, an environmental governance and resilience specialist at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), reflects on what resilience means for pastoralists in the context of drought emergencies.