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.
Following the 2020 Conference, Shenggen Fan, Director General of IFPRI, reflects on building resilience for food and nutrition security in his latest post on IFPRI’s DG Corner blog.
Resilience is much more than the latest buzzword in development. It has real and practical meaning and application in our work, and will play a key role in bridging the divide between short-term relief and long-term development goals. In his closing remarks IFPRI Director General Shenggen Fan shared lessons learned from the conference and >> Read more
Shocks, whether man-made or natural in origin, are a fact of life for citizens of both the developed and developing world. Building resilience in the face of growing threats such as extreme weather events, rising and highly volatile food prices, and the effects of global climate change is more important than ever. If we are >> Read more