Building resilience for food and nutrition security: Highlights from the 2020 conference

This synopsis and related video present highlights from the international conference “Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security,” organized by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and its 2020 Vision Initiative, with support from PIM and other partners, on May 15-17, 2014 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP) Conference focuses on growth, trade in Africa

The following is a slightly modified version of a story that was originally published on IFPRI’s Food Security Portal. Cross-posted from IFPRI Blogs. The last ten years have witnessed incredible economic and agricultural growth in Africa. Between 2000 and 2010, the continent was home to six of the ten fastest-growing economies in the world. However, can >> Read more

Enhancing Resilience in African Drylands

Video of this interesting discussion during the IFPRI 2020 Conference (15-17 May, 2014) is now available. On May 15 this year, more than 800 experts and practitioners from food, nutrition, health, agriculture, humanitarian, and related development sectors met in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for a three-day conference, “Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security,” organized by >> Read more

IFPRI 2020 Conference: Side Event on Enhancing Resilience in African Drylands: Toward a Shared Development Agenda

PIM's Director Karen Brooks will facilitate a side event of the IFPRI 2020 Conference, "Enhancing Resilience in African Drylands: Toward a Shared Development Agenda", organized by World Bank, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). 

Building Resilience Tops Agenda at Global Conference in Ethiopia

cross-posted from IFPRI Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, May 13, 2014—Poor countries and vulnerable people are facing a barrage of shocks: economic shocks such as volatile food prices and financial crises; environmental shocks and natural disasters such as droughts, floods, and earthquakes; food safety, diseases, and health shocks; and social and political shocks such as conflicts and >> Read more