Highlights from Conference Brief 5: Are Shocks Actually on the Rise?

From extreme weather events to rising and highly volatile food prices, poor and vulnerable populations are subject to a bevy of shocks that threaten their basic food and nutrition security. In the face of global climate change and other recent food price spikes, it seems to many that such events are occurring more and more >> Read more

Highlights from Conference Brief 16: Building a resilient global food system by lowering food price spikes and volatility

Why should we be concerned about volatility and spikes in global food prices, particularly since they have subsided in recent years? 

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.