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.

Per Pinstrup-Andersen, Professor Emeritus at Cornell University, describes how to build resilience to food price and production shocks

Per Pinstrup-Andersen, Professor Emeritus at Cornell University, reflects on the importance of nutrition for building resilience and offers solutions to help poor people become more resilient in the face of fluctuations in food prices and production.

Hans-Joachim Preuss, Managing Director of GIZ, calls for learning from traditional forms of coping to build resilience at the community level

Hans-Joachim Preuss, Managing Director of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), describes some of the shocks that countries are facing and calls for learning from traditional forms of coping to build resilience at the community level.

Lystra Antoine, Director for Agriculture Development at DuPont Pioneer, explains why building resilience matters to the private sector

Lystra Antoine, Director for Agriculture Development at DuPont Pioneer, explains why the private sector is interested in resilience, reflects on investments that have helped build resilience, and discusses areas that require further research.

Newai Gebre-ab, Chief Economic Advisor to the Ethiopian Prime Minister, reflects on how Ethiopia is helping farmers build resilience

Newai Gebre-ab, Chief Economic Advisor to the Prime Minister and Executive Director of the Ethiopian Development Research Institute, reflects on why resilience matters to Ethiopia and how the government combines approaches to address emergency food requirements and improve the agricultural resource base.

Jai Shroff, CEO of UPL Group, encourages building farmers’ resilience through sustainable cash flows

In the first of a series of Perspectives on Resilience, Jai Shroff, Chief Executive Officer of UPL Group (United Phosphorus Limited), reflects on why building resilience for smallholder farmers is key to poverty reduction, and how strengthening markets and building sustainable cash flows can help farmers become more resilient.

Advisory Council meets to discuss 2020 conference

On October 21, 2013, the 2020 and Strategic Advisory Council met to discuss the 2020 consultation theme and key issues to include in the conference program.

Advisory Committee provides guidance on 2020 consultation and conference

We are pleased to announce the Advisory Committee for the upcoming 2020 Policy Consultation on Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security.