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.
The Summary Report is now available from the November 3 workshop to develop 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.
Resilience, a term once reserved for such fields as ecology and psychology, is now being referenced in international development circles. Does it add anything new and useful to development theory and practice or is it simply more jargon? IFPRI senior research fellow John Hoddinott prefaces his conference brief with a definition of resilience in >> Read more
Our guest author, Jon Kurtz, Director for Research and Learning for Mercy Corps, continues our series of blog articles on resilience published in partnership with Farming First ahead of the conference “Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security” 15-17 May 2014. Resilience has an Achilles’ heel: By being all things, it risks being nothing new. Resilience casts >> Read more