Resilience of Smallholders Should Be Key Theme in Sendai

The following post was originally published on the Farming First Website.

IFPRI Seeking Senior Researcher to Lead Resilience Research

Following the 2020 conference on “Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security” and the identification of “Building Resilience” as one of six research areas in IFPRI’s 2013-2018 Strategy, IFPRI aims to develop an integrated resilience research program that will help fill important gaps in resilience research.

2014: A Year in Review for the 2020 Consultation

We are pleased to share a brief summary of activities in 2014 from the 2020 Consultation on “Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security.”

Pakistan Resilience Conference Convenes Stakeholders to Chart Way Forward

The IFPRI-led Pakistan Strategy Support Program (PSSP) and the Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) jointly organized a conference on “Resilience for Agricultural Growth, Food Security, Nutrition and Rural Development in Pakistan” on December 16, 2014.

Independent Impact Assessment Report of 2020 Conference Released

Prior to the 2020 conference, IFPRI commissioned an independent impact assessment report in order to determine the impact of the Conference on individual participants, professional discourse, organizational participants, and IFPRI itself.

Summary Report Now Available

The Summary Report is now available from the November 3 workshop to develop IFPRI’s resilience research agenda.

Resilience and Nutrition: Strengthening the Links

IFPRI’s Director General, Shenggen Fan, joined Earnán O’Cléirigh of Irish Aid, Nick Chisholm of University College Cork, Connell Foley of Concern Worldwide, Nora Owen of the Institute of International and European Affairs (IIEA) and Rajul Pandya-Lorch of IFPRI at a seminar organized by the IIEA on November 17 in Dublin

New Food Policy Report: Networks for Resilience

In their new IFPRI 2020 Food Policy Report on “Networks for Resilience: The Role of Social Capital,” Quinn Bernier and Ruth Meinzen-Dick investigate the role that local forms of social capital play in enhancing resilience through  risk-smoothing and risk-sharing practices.

Experts meet to discuss IFPRI’s resilience research agenda

On November 3, 2014, resilience practitioners and experts gathered at IFPRI for a workshop to help develop IFPRI’s resilience research agenda.

2020 Conference book released: Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security

Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security, the newly released 2020 Conference book, edited by Shenggen Fan, Rajul Pandya-Lorch, and Sivan Yosef, assesses shocks, reviews approaches and tools, and identifies what works to build resilience.