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.
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
On November 3, 2014, resilience practitioners and experts gathered at IFPRI for a workshop to help develop IFPRI’s resilience research agenda.
“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.”
The upcoming Regional Strategic Analysis and Knowledge Support System (ReSAKSS) 2014 Annual Conference will bring together researchers, policymakers, donors, advocacy groups, farmers’ organizations, and the private sector to review progress in supporting evidence-based policy planning and implementation under the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP).
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.
Brussels Development Briefing on ‘Building resilience of SIDS through trade and agribusiness development’ July 11, 2014
What vulnerabilities do Small Island Developing States (SIDS) experience and what opportunities can the agritrade sector provide to build resilience to these challenges? This will be the main focus of the next Brussels Development Briefing on July 11, 2014.
The Hunger Project invites 2020 Conference Participants to see resilience-in-action at the Debre Lebanos epicenter in Ethiopia – one of 120 epicenters across Africa, mobilizing nearly 2 million Africans in a process of gender-focused, integrated rural development.
** APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED ** Farming First and IFPRI are organizing a one-day workshop for communicators on May 14, 2014 immediately prior to IFPRI’s 2020 conference on “Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security” in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Watch Shenggen Fan, Director of the International Food Policy Research Institute, speak about knowledge gaps for resilience during “Investing in Strengthening the Resilience of Smallholder Farmers,” an IFPRI 2020 lead in event on October 21, 2013.