WEBINAR: Measuring policy distortions along agricultural value chains: Lessons from Africa and Asia

When: 17 October 2018, 10-11 am EST Presenter: Simla Tokgoz, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)   Measuring policy distortions along agricultural value chains: Lessons from Africa and Asia from IFPRI-PIM The global agricultural sector is undergoing a transformation, with a rapid expansion of trade in processed agricultural commodities. With this transformation comes expanded >> Read more

Two months as PIM Director: Interview with Frank Place

Dr. Frank Place started as the new director of the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM) on August 1, 2018. In this interview, we spoke with Frank about his first impressions, plans, and priorities in this new role.

Webinar: Agricultural mechanization in Africa: Lessons learned from South-South knowledge exchange

In this webinar on October 4, we will summarize major lessons about mechanization learned from the South-South knowledge exchange supported by the Policies, Institutions, and Markets CGIAR Research Program. First, we’ll discuss some key messages that have come out of a compilation and synthesis of the mechanization growth experience in Asia and Africa...

Acknowledge difference between tree and land tenure to enhance landscapes, urge GLF delegates

Land tenure rights are widely recognized as being central to advancing sustainable development goals, but they are only one part of the picture. As it happens, tenure rights to trees are entangled with, but different from, those to land, meaning both must be acknowledged to incentivize stewardship of the landscape by local communities.

Hiring: Senior Research Fellow, CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks a qualified candidate to fill the position of Senior Research Fellow in the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM).