Global Futures and Strategic Foresight Program: Second 2014 IMPACT training in Cali

Following the first Global Futures and Strategic Foresight (GFSF) workshop on the updated IMPACT model in January, 2014 in Washington, DC, the PIM/IFPRI foresight team held a second training session at CIAT in February.

CGIAR and FAO Researchers Challenged to Address Global Malnutrition

Contributed by IFPRI and HarvestPlus When researchers from the CGIAR and the FAO gather with stakeholders from around the globe to discuss research priorities for the 21st century in Dublin this week, they will ask: How can public sector research help meet the challenges of food and nutrition security? Despite a decline in the prevalence >> Read more

Feeding Nine Billion in 2050

FAO and CGIAR Conference to Address Research Priorities for Ensuring Food and Nutrition Security for the World’s Poorest April 11, 2013—During the next 40 years the world’s population is projected to reach more than nine billion people. Demand for food is expected to increase by 60 percent under business-as-usual assumptions. Competition for land, water, and >> Read more

First Food Security Futures Conference, Dublin, April 11-12, 2013

The first Food Security Futures Conference will bring together senior researchers from CGIAR and FAO to present their perspectives on research priorities for the 21st century. The conference is being held in Dublin, Ireland, the week before the EU Presidency (held the by Irish government) meeting on ‘Hunger – Nutrition – Climate Justice: Making Connections >> Read more

Reaffirmed momentum for the strategic foresight work under the Policies, Institutions and Markets program

The CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions and Markets hosted a pre-conference meeting at GCARD2 on October 28, 2012: “From Global Futures to strategic foresight: planning the transition to sustainable quantitative methodologies”. This meeting, led by Gerald Nelson (IFPRI), introduced the work done so far to the broader GCARD audience, took stock of technologies identified >> Read more