“We are all part of the problem”: Karen Brooks’ keynote address at The Crawford Fund Annual Conference on food waste and loss

"This is my fridge; we are all part of the problem", admitted our director, Dr Karen Brooks, showing the first slide of her presentation to the participants of The Crawford Fund’s annual conference this year. Titled “Waste Not, Want Not: The Circular Economy to Food Security”, the 2016 conference was just held in Canberra, Australia, on August 29-30 >> Read more

As heard on radio: Karen Brooks talks at 666 ABC Canberra in advance of the Crawford Fund 2016 Annual Conference

PIM Director Dr Karen Brooks participated in Afternoons with Alex Sloan, a popular radio program on 666 ABC Canberra. She and Brian Lipinski from the World Resources Institute (WRI) are both speaking at the Crawford Fund's 2016 Annual Conference titled "WASTE NOT, WANT NOT: The Circular Economy to Food Security" that started today and were invited to the show >> Read more

Karen Brooks a keynote speaker at The Crawford Fund’s annual conference

PIM Director Dr Karen Brooks will be one of the two keynote speakers at The Crawford Fund’s annual conference this year. Titled “Waste Not, Want Not: The Circular Economy to Food Security”, the 2016 conference will be held in Canberra, Australia on 29 and 30 August and will focus on food loss and waste issues >> Read more

Karen Brooks: agricultural research contributes to rural prosperity directly and indirectly

In this video recorded at this year's ISPC Science Forum 2016, Karen Brooks, director of the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM) identifies several research-based pathways to rural prosperity, including direct income effects via new technologies and indirect economy-wide effects resulting from greater agricultural production.

Seen on Periscope.tv: Karen Brooks speaking on social protection and agriculture for the World Food Day 2015

Ahead of  World Food Day on October 16, 2015, PIM Director Karen Brooks, along with other CGIAR leaders, participated in a global broadcast campaign that highlighted the role of agricultural research and projects on social protection. Karen appeared live to viewers around the world on Periscope, and discussed how social protection interventions designed to reduce poverty >> Read more