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.

No food and nutrition security without resilience

In a Rural 21 article, Detlef Virchow of the Global Horticulture Initiative reflects on the general issues raised throughout the 2020 Conference including the need to recognize the context-specific nature of building resilience and the need for multi-level, multi-sectoral, multi-disciplinary and multi-stakeholer approaches.

Resilience is Bouncing Back and Doing Better: Takeaway from The IFPRI’s Resilience Conference

In the third of a three-part series of posts for the Swedish International Agricultural Network Initiative (SIANI), Melinda Fones-Sundell shares her experience of the final day of the 2020 Conference with her key takeaway points.

Synthesis report of IFPRI 2020 Conference: Living in a world of shocks

The Global Donor Platform for Rural Development has released its synthesis report of the 2020 Conference. The Platform also reported on select conference sessions. Read more from these session reports here.

Is “Resilience” a Mobilising Metaphor for 21st Century Development?

Lawrence Haddad, Senior Research Fellow at IFPRI, shares his insights from the 2020 Conference in a post on his Development Horizons blog. His takeaways include the emergence of a definitional consensus, the likely challenges of policy development, and the value added by the concept of resilience.

Resilience: Entry point for transformation

In a post on the Local First blog, John Coonrod, Executive Vice President of The Hunger Project, shares his takeaways from the 2020 Conference including the importance of communities and strengthening local capacities for resilience, and the new perspectives that a resilience lens can bring to policies and programs.

Yes we can – but will we?

In a post on the Agriculture for Impact blog, Katrin Glatzel contemplates some of the main messages of the 2020 Conference, and suggests that key actors should continue building on the momentum generated at the event.

What’s New in the World of Food Security?

In the first of a three-part series of posts for the Swedish International Agricultural Network Initiative (SIANI), Melinda Fones-Sundell shares her experience of the first day of the 2020 Conference including selected side events and general comments.

Investment in Agriculture is not Philanthropy, it is Business

The International Fertilizer Industry Association’s blog features reflections from the 2020 Conference on the role of the private sector—and the fertilizer industry more specifically—in building resilience in a post by Ms. Maria Antip.

Is Promoting Farmer Resilience Recycled Agricultural Risk Reduction?

In the second of a three-part series of posts for the Swedish International Agricultural Network Initiative (SIANI), Melinda Fones-Sundell shares her experience of the second day of the 2020 Conference noting the emphasis on evidence, links between human health and economic development, and the importance of women’s empowerment as an entry point to build resilience.