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13-14 December 2016
Beijing, China
Inaugural Conference of the Global Research Consortium on Economic Structural Transformation (GReCEST) Teunis van Rheenen and Kevin Chen represented PIM

12-14 December 2016
Montpellier, France
International Conference on
Agri-Chains and Sustainable Development: Linking local and global dynamics
PIM was one of the conference partners. PIM Value Chain team presented findings from their research on innovation for inclusive value chain development.

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15-17 November 2016
Ibadan, Nigeria
Integrated Systems ‘Marketplace’: Engaging with Agri-food Systems in systems research Workshop organized by the CGIAR Research Program on Integrated Systems for the Humid Tropics in partnership with FARA and other CGIAR research programs. Frank Place represented PIM.

9-10 November 2016
Washington DC, USA
PIM extended team and Science and Policy Advisory Panel (SPAP) annual meeting

8 November 2016
Washington DC, USA
Annual meeting of the Global Futures and Strategic Foresight team

1-4 November 2016
Cali, Columbia
CGIAR Gender and Agriculture Research Network annual meeting 2016 (at CIAT) Cheryl Doss, Patti Kristjanson, and Ruth Meinzen-Dick will represent PIM.

12-14 October 2016
Rome, Italy
Meeting of the CGIAR Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Community of Practice Frank Place and Pascale Sabbagh represented PIM.

10-11 October 2016
Rome, Italy
Meeting of the CGIAR Evaluation Community of Practice Frank Place attended.

3-6 October 2016
Cameroon
7th GFRAS Annual Meeting: The Role of Rural Advisory Services for Inclusive Agripreneurship  PIM co-organized a side event “Developing a “Last Mile Agenda” for African Agriculture: Turning Knowledge into Farm-Level Impact through Innovation at Scale” (jointly with AFAAS, Irish Aid, and Teagasc.

29 September 2016
Geneva, Switzerland
WTO 2016 Public Forum session on "International value chains in agriculture: challenges and opportunities to address gender inequalities" Organized by IFPRI with PIM support. David Laborde, Bart Minten, and Tanguy Bernard (IFPRI) presented research from the PIM portfolio. Read more about the session>>

29 September 2016
Mexico City, Mexico
“Turning research into impact: Past, present and future” conference celebrating 50th anniversary of the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) Jose Falck-Zepeda and David Spielman (IFPRI) made a presentation "Equitable Access to Technology" representing work from the PIM portfolio

23-26 September 2016
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
5th International Conference of the African Association of Agricultural Economists (AAAE) 'Transforming Smallholder Agriculture in Africa: The Role of Policy and Governance'.  A number of PIM researchers participated in the conference.

14-15 September 2016
Hyderabad, India
14th meeting of the Independent Science and Partnership Council (ISPC) of CGIAR (ICRISAT) Karen Brooks participated.

14-16 September 2016
Washington DC, USA
Workshop on Advanced techniques for incorporating gender in research design, data collection and analysis for economists and other quantitative social scientists Cheryl Doss and Agnes Quisumbing led the workshop.

31 August 2016
Canberra, Australia
Workshop ‘Policy effectiveness for food, energy and water security in South Asia’ organized by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR). Karen Brooks presented on maximizing impact of food security policy research.

29-30 August 2016
Canberra, Australia
Waste Not, Want Not: The Circular Economy to Food Security.  The Crawford Fund’s annual conference. Karen Brooks participated as a keynote speaker.

3-4 August 2016
Boston, USA
Workshop "Innovative methods for measuring adoption of agricultural technologies: Establishing proof of concept and thinking about scaling up" Jointly organized by Michigan State University, the Standing Panel on Impact Assessment (SPIA) of the CGIAR’s ISPC, and PIM.

31 July - 2 August 2016
Boston, USA
AAEA annual meeting Karen Brooks participated.

25-27 May 2016
Lima, Peru
13th Meeting of the Independent Science & Partnership Council (ISPC) of CGIAR Karen Brooks participated. See agenda>>

17-19 May 2016
Naivasha, Kenya
Global Futures and Strategic Foresight team meeting Semi-annual meeting of the extended program team.

16-18 May 2016
Washington DC, USA
IFPRI's Board of Trustees meeting Karen Brooks participated.

6-7 May 2016
Minneapolis, USA
Midwest International Economic Development Conference PIM's Gender team members Cheryl Doss, Caitlin Kieran, and Greg Seymour presented.

2-7 May 2016
Dakar, Senegal
The First Conference of the Great Green Wall for the Sahara and the Sahel Initiative (GGWSSI): Restoring Africa’s Landscapes – The way forward. Frank Place participated in a session “Confronting Drought in Africa’s Drylands: Opportunities for Enhancing Resilience”. He also gave a presentation on “The potential contribution of tree-based systems”.

28 April 2016
Washington DC, USA
Policy Seminar Supplying High-Quality Seeds and Traits to Smallholder Farmers: Policy and Investment Options for Developing-Country Seed Systems Organized by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM)

20-22 April 2016
Lima, Peru
Workshop on Evaluation of impact for the definition of priorities of agricultural research. Co-organized by CIP, the National Institute of Agrarian Innovation (INIA) of Peru, the Learning Alliance of Peru, CIAT, and IFPRI under auspices of PIM.

12-14 April 2016
Accra, Ghana
12th CAADP Partnership Platform meeting Frank Place, Kerri Wright-Platais, and Jawoo Koo attended.

12-14 April 2016
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
2016 Science Forum: “Agricultural research for rural prosperity: rethinking the pathways” Karen Brooks co-ordinated a break-out session “Policies, institutions and markets”. Ruth Meinzen-Dick presented Gender, Agriculture, and Assets Project (GAAP) findings in the opening plenary.

5-8 April 2016
Ekurhuleni, South Africa
Global Event for the Third Global Conference on Agricultural Research and Development (GCARD3) Karen Brooks participated.

29 February - 2 March 2016
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Central Asia regional consultation, part of the CGIAR countries of collaboration process for Phase 2 (2017-2022) (Learn more about GCARD3>>)

alongside with:

International Conference on Eurasian Food Security and Nutrition Network and Eurasian Soil Partnership

Kamiljon Akramov (IFPRI) represented PIM at both events.

23 February 2016
Washington, DC, USA
Options for global agricultural trade after Nairobi:
Global solutions or national actions?
Policy seminar at IFPRI to discuss the "Nairobi Package" agreement secured at the 10th World Trade Organization ministerial conference in December 2015 and containing important outcomes for agriculture. Organized by the PIM's Flagship 3 team. See our Storify summary here>>

11 February 2016
Moscow, Russia
International conference on Agriculture & Food Systems, Climate Change and Nutrition in CIS Countries featuring the Global Nutrition Report 2015 Organized by the Eurasian Center for Food Security (ECFS) in partnership with IFPRI, the World Bank, Moscow State University, PIM and A4NH.

2 February 2016
Washington, DC, USA
Seminar "State of Food & Agriculture: Gains from social protection and threats from climate change" PIM Flagship leader Daniel Gilligan participated as discussant in the SOFA 2015 launch event at IFPRI organised jointly with FAO. Read more and view video>>

1 February 2016
Canberra, Australia
60th Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural Economics Society

Half-day pre-conference workshop "The CGIAR @ 45: How to boost its contribution to world welfare"

Mark Rosegrant spoke on the next phase of CGIAR Research Programs: global impact assessment.

27-28 January 2016
Bonn, Germany
“Bioeconomy with Africa” Meeting of Experts
at the Federal Ministry of Education and Research
Ephraim Nkonya (IFPRI) represented PIM.

20 December 2015
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Bangladesh consultation, part of the CGIAR countries of collaboration process for Phase 2 (2017-2022) Akhter Ahmed (IFPRI) represented PIM.

14-15 December 2015
Washington, DC
Policy Team Partners Meeting of the USAID Bureau for Food Security Office of Agricultural Research & Policy PIM Director Karen Brooks participated.

14-15 December 2015
Hanoi, Vietnam
Vietnam consultation, part of the CGIAR countries of collaboration process for Phase 2 (2017-2022) Delia Catacutan (World Agroforesty Center) represented PIM

11 December 2015
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Ethiopia consultation, part of the CGIAR countries of collaboration process for Phase 2 (2017-2022) Frank Place and Bart Minten (IFPRI) represented PIM.

9-10 December 2015
Beijing, China
"Promoting Agricultural Development through Technology Transfer: China and Africa in International Perspective" workshop PIM researcher Kevin Chen made a presentation titled “IFPRI in Africa: Building Knowledge Partnership for Agricultural Development”

5-6 December 2015
Paris, France
2015 Global Landscapes Forum PIM flagship leader Ruth Meinzen-Dick (IFPRI) led the session “Commons Tenure for a Common Future.” Co-organized by CAPRi, CIFOR, Foundation for Ecological SecurityInternational Land Coalition, and Oxfam. Read more>>

3-4 December 2015
Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania
Tanzania consultation, part of the CGIAR countries of collaboration process for Phase 2 (2017-2022) Frank Place represented PIM.

30 November 2015
Durban, South Africa
"Corridors, clusters, and spatial development initiatives in African agriculture” workshop (side event of the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture in Africa) Jawoo Koo (IFPRI) represented PIM.

18-20 November 2015 Joint meeting of the CGIAR Centers, CGIAR Consortium Office, CGIAR Fund Council and CGIAR ISPC on PIM's Phase 2 (2017-2022) proposal PIM Director Karen Brooks  participated.

17-18 November 2015
Managua, Nicaragua
Nicaragua consultation, part of the CGIAR countries of collaboration process for Phase 2 (2017-2022) Steven Prager (CIAT) represented PIM.

16-17 November 2015
Abuja, Nigeria
Nigeria consultation, part of the CGIAR countries of collaboration process for Phase 2 (2017-2022) Frank Place represented PIM.

11-13 November 2015
Rome, Italy
CGIAR Evaluation Community of Practice (ECOP) annual meeting PIM researcher Frank Place  participated.

10-11 November 2015
Rome, Italy
CGIAR Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Community of Practice meeting PIM researcher Frank Place participated.

9 November 2015 Geneva, Switzerland Agricultural Trade Outcomes at the Nairobi Ministerial and Beyond: What Can and Should Countries Seek to Achieve? Meeting co-organized by PIM researchers.

4-6 November 2015
Washington, DC
Global Futures & Strategic Foresight (GFSF) project meeting Supported by PIM.

4-5 November 2015
Washington, DC
PIM Science and Policy Advisory Panel (SPAP) meeting

3-4 November 2015
Washington, DC
PIM Extended Team meeting

29-30 October 2015
Capetown, South Africa
Young Africa Works Summit: Practical Solutions for Lifelong Success PIM Director Karen Brooks participated.

19 October 2015
Ankara, Turkey
Launch of the report “Confronting Drought in Africa’s Drylands: Opportunities for enhancing resilience,” prepared by the World Bank and a coalition of partners PIM Director Karen Brooks was a panelist. The report received funding from PIM.

15 October 2015 Social Protection and Agriculture: A live presentation for World Food Day 2015 on Periscope TV/IFPRI PIM Director Karen Brooks  discussed PIM's work on social protection.

12-25 October 2015
Dakar, Senegal
Senegal Dairy Value Chain project PIM researcher Caitlin Kieran tested survey module on cooperation between spouses and trained enumerators for endline survey of project.

12-16 October 2015
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
AFAAS Second Agricultural Extension Week: Reinvigorating Extension Services for Market-led Agriculture within the Context of the Malabo Declaration PIM activity leader Kristin Davis represented PIM.

11-14 October 2015
Ithaca, NY
Second International Conference on Global Food Security IFPRI-PIM Researcher Olivier Ecker presented a poster on "The Double Burden of Malnutrition and the Role of Food Subsidies in Egypt” (PIM contributed to this research) and chaired a breakout session on “Food Assistance”

4-6 October 2015
Milan, Italy
GCARD3 Regional Consultation for the MENA region in conjunction with the Fourth Mediterranean Congress PIM activity leader Clemens Breisinger represented PIM.

29 September 2015
Paris, France
Joint meeting of the CGIAR Centers, CGIAR Consortium Office, CGIAR Fund Council and CGIAR ISPC on Phase 2 (2017-2022) CRP portfolio PIM Director Karen Brooks participated.

29-30 September 2015
Hyderabad, India
Enabling Adoption of Water and Energy Efficient Technologies in Agriculture Symposium Organized by ICRISAT under PIM. PIM activity leader Claudia Ringler participated.

23 September 2015
Abbreviated Women's Empowerment in Agriculture Index (A-WEAI) webinar PIM/IFPRI researcher Hazel Malapit was a discussant.

21 September 2015
The Hague, The Netherlands
Private Sector Workshop Co-organized by the CGIAR Consortium, ICRAF, and the Netherlands Ministries of Foreign and Economic Affairs. PIM Flagship 3 leader Maximo Torero and PIM activity leaders Kerri Wright-Platais and David Spielman participated.

14 September 2015
Washington, DC
Visit of the Danish Agricultural Advisory Service Board of Directors to IFPRI PIM Senior Research Fellow Frank Place participated.

8-9 September 2015
Montpellier, France
Workshop on 'Mobilizing Youth within Phase 2 CGIAR Research Programs (CRPs)' PIM Director Karen Brooks participated. Learn more here.

1-3 September 2015
Dakar, Senegal
Agricultural Distortions and Value Chains Training Course Co-sponsored by PIM. PIM researcher Simla Tokgoz was an instructor.

23 August 2015
Stockholm, Sweden
Impact of Subsidies on Efficient Water Technology Uptake Within Agriculture  presentation as part of World Water Week ICARDA presented the results of PIM supported research in Morocco.

8-14 August 2015
Milan, Italy
International Association of Agricultural Economists Triennial conference PIM Director Karen Brooks participated. PIM gender researchers Cheryl Doss and Caitlin Kieran presented on “Examining Gender Inequalities in Land Rights Indicators in Asia” on August 10.

26-28 July 2015
San Francisco, CA
Agriculture and Applied Economics Association annual meeting PIM Director Karen Brooks and PIM researchers David Laborde, Kevin Chen, and others participated.

14 July 2015
Berlin, Germany
Write-shop for special issue on gender's impact on agricultural policies, institutions, and markets Co-organized by PIM gender researchers Cheryl Doss and  Caitlin Kieran and the Journal of Gender, Agriculture and Food Security.

22-23 June 2015
Milan, Italy
4th IO Consortium for Measuring the Policy Environment for Agriculture meeting Co-convened by the OECD and PIM.

16-17 June 2015
Washington, DC
PIM Value Chains meeting Meeting of the PIM value chains team to plan for Phase 2 of PIM.

15-17 June 2015
Rome, Italy
CAPRi meeting Organized by Ruth Meinzen-Dick, Coordinator of the CGIAR program on Collective Action and Property Rights (CAPRi).

8 June 2015
Washington, DC
Strengthening Agricultural Research, Extension, and Input Markets in South Asia: Evidence from Regional and Global Practice workshop Organized by David Spielman (IFPRI) in collaboration with the Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia (CSISA), the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), and Modernizing Extension and Advisory Services (MEAS). Frank Place attended.

2 June 2015
Brussels, Begium
Improving Food Systems for Better Lives event Karen Brooks presented on "Moving Research into Action" panel. Event organized by the EC, German Development Institute (BMZ) and the International Food Policy research Institute (IFPRI).

1-12 June 2015
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
2015 Summer School for Young Economists Learn more here.

1-5 June 2015
Montpellier, France
Consortium Research Programs' Leaders annual meeting PIM represented by Frank Place (June 1-3) and by Karen Brooks (June 3-5).

28 May 2015
Washington, DC
Analyzing the Women's Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI): Methods and Insights from WEAI Doctoral Dissertation Fellows Greg Seymour, PIM Associate Research Fellow, presented. Cheryl Doss and Caitlin Kieran attended.

25-28 May 2015
Rome, Italy
Global Futures and Strategic Foresight extended team meeting  Learn more here.

25-27 May 2015
New Delhi, India
Training on Capacity Strengthening for Impact Assessment of Agricultural Research and Development Organized by IFPRI-Suresh Babu. Frank Place attended.

27 April 2015
Amman, Jordan
Launch of Arab Spatial 3  Learn more here.

2 April 2015
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Launch of Kyrgyzstan Spatial  Learn more here.

23-27 March 2015
Washington, DC
Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty 2015: Linking Land Tenure and Use for Shared Prosperity PIM presented several papers on PIM's land policy research.

17-18 March 2015
Washington, DC
PIM Extended Team meeting Semi-annual meeting to discuss program's progress and plans.

9-10 March 2015
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA) PIM representatives participated.

23-25 February 2015
Gainesville, FL, US
Workshop on Advancing Pest and Disease Modeling PIM co-sponsored the event. Mark Rosegrant, Keith Wiebe, and other PIM/IFPRI researchers  participated.

19-23 Jan 2015
Los Baños, the Philippines
CGIAR Gender and Agriculture Research Network meeting (19-20 January) and Gender and Innovations workshop (22-23 January) Caitlin Kieran, PIM Senior Research Assistant on Gender, represented PIM at the meeting and presented PIM gender research at the workshop.


4-5 Dec 2014
New Delhi, India
Innovation in Indian Agriculture: Ways Forward International Conference Organized by the Institute of Economic Growth (IEG), New Delhi and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) with funding from PIM and other sponsors. See more here.

4-5 Dec 2014
Washington, DC
PIM Science and Policy Advisory Panel (SPAP) meeting

26-27 Nov 2014
Amman, Jordan
Food Security in Arab Countries: 7th Annual Conference of the Arab Forum for Environment and Development (AFED) Clemens Breisinger (PIM Research flagship 4)  presented the study on building food resilience to wars and conflict (Nov 26) and the Arab Spatial knowledge platform (Nov 27). See more here.

25-28 Nov 2014
Johannesburg, South Africa
Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) 15th Anniversary CGIAR was featured in a special Technology Fair on November 26 and 27. PIM supported the event and participated in the Fair.

11-12 Nov 2014
Washington, DC
Workshop on Best Practice Methods for Assessing the Impact of Policy Oriented Research Event organized by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM), and the Standing Panel for Impact Assessment (SPIA) of the CGIAR’s Independent Science and Partnership Council. Visit event site.

5-7 Nov 2014
Washington, DC
Global Futures & Strategic Foresight Conference Co-organized by PIM. Read about PIM foresight work here.

4-5 Nov 2014
Washington, DC
PIM extended team meeting Semi-annual meeting of the extended PIM team (Participating Centers Focal Points, Management Committee, Program Management Unit).

27-29 Oct 2014
Washington, DC
Workshop on Institutions for Ecosystem Services Event organized by the program on Collective Action and Property Rights (CAPRi), part of the CGIAR Research Programs on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM), Water, Land, and Ecosystems (WLE), and Forests, Trees, and Agroforestry (FTA). Read more here.

25 Sept 2014
New York City, NY
CGIAR Development DialoguesCGIAR Development dialogue logo - Final Organized by CGIAR with participation and support from all centers and research programs, this event focused global attention on the vital role of agriculture, livestock, forestry, fisheries, landscapes, and food systems in achieving sustainable development. The event featured lively high-level panel debates among leading scientists, Heads of State, prominent private sector players, philanthropic organizations, and prestigious academic organizations. Read more...

21-24 Sept 2014
Nairobi, Kenya
Seminar on African Dairy Value Chain Seminar organized by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU with support from PIM and CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish. Read more...

17 Sept 2014
Washington, DC
Seminar on Advisory and Knowledge Services: Evidence for What Works PIM rural advisory services team presented recent developments in their work and talked about pluralistic extension services, with a focus on how to make new frameworks and methods operational. Read more...

8-9 July 2014
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Workshop on Gender Cheryl Doss and Caitlin Kieran from PIM participated in the workshop organized in partnership with the Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency, the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research, and the Ministry of Agriculture on the role of gender in agriculture and food security in Ethiopia and conducted a separate workshop on collecting sex-disaggregated data. See more here.

27-29 June 2014
Accra, Ghana
Annual Conference of the International Association for Feminist Economics Caitlin Kieran (PIM) and Kathryn Sproule (IFPRI) presented a paper on Gender, Headship, and Land across the Life-Cycle in Asia:  Evidence from four countries.

18-20 June 2014
Dakar, Senegal
17th Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis "New Challenges in Food Policy, Trade and Economic Vulnerability" Event organized by the Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP) and co-sponsored by PIM. See more here.

18-19 June 2014
Beijing, China
Mechanization and Agricultural Transformation in Asia and Africa: Sharing Development Experiences Workshop organized by the National School of Development at Peking University and the International Food Policy Research Institute with support from PIM and USAID.

18 June 2014
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Gender and Agriculture: a Focus on Bangladesh Workshop hosted by IFPRI with support from USAID, the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the GAAP, supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and PIM.

12-13 June 2014
Paris, France

Technical meeting of IOs on Measuring the Agricultural Policy Environment.

See more about the initiative here.

10 June 2014
Brussels, Belgium
IFPRI Global Food Policy Report 2013 launch at Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS): Towards a post-2015 agenda to end hunger and undernutrition. Jo Swinnen, Associate Senior Research Fellow, CEPS, Director, LICOS, and member of the PIM's Science and Policy Advisory Panel chaired the meeting. PIM Director Karen Brooks was one of the speakers along with Shenggen Fan, Director General of IFPRI and Roberto Ridolfi, Director in charge of Sustainable Growth and Development, DG Development and Cooperation, European Commission.

4-6 June 2014
Montpellier, France 
Consortium Research Programs' Leaders annual meeting Karen Brooks and Melanie Bacou represented PIM.

1-3 June 2014
Montpellier, France
International Encounters “Family Farming and Research” The event was co-organized by the CGIAR Consortium, the Global Forum on Agriculture Research (GFAR) and the World Rural Forum (WRF). Karen Brooks participated along with a number of PIM partners.

15-17 May 2014
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
2020 Conference on Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security PIM sponsored and participated in the conference and knowledge fair. Karen Brooks facilitated a side event "Enhancing Resilience in African Drylands: Toward a Shared Development Agenda"

28 April–9 May 2014
WorldFish HQ
Penang, Malaysia
IMPACT training Introduction to IMPACT for colleagues who are joining the GF/SF Program or who need additional training. Supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, PIM, and CCAFS.

28 April–2 May 2014
ICRAF HQ
Nairobi, Kenya
Quantitative Methods for Agricultural and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Using GAMS Workshop supported by PIM.

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