Gender and Agriculture: A Focus on Bangladesh

Cross-posted from A4NH On June 18th, IFPRI hosted a one-day workshop in Dhaka, Bangladesh, entitled “Gender and Agriculture: A Focus on Bangladesh,” attended by more than 90 participants. The workshop included presentations on multi-country agriculture and gender projects, with an emphasis on research results from Bangladesh. Chaired by Dr. Agnes Quisumbing, a senior research fellow >> Read more

Workshop on Institutions for Ecosystem Services: Call for abstracts

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), is accepting abstracts on the topic of “Institutions for Ecosystem Services” that will be presented at an international research workshop on October 27-29, >> Read more

Farming on Big Wheels: What can Africa and Asia learn from each other?

Press-release cross-posted from IFPRI about the workshop organised 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, BEIJING, CHINA--A two-day international gathering has begun that centers on agricultural mechanization in Asia and Africa amid urbanization and economic growth. Today and tomorrow, >> Read more

Global Futures and Strategic Foresight Program: third 2014 IMPACT training at WorldFish

The third and final IMPACT training this year (see our report about the previous one here), provided as part of the Global Futures and Strategic Foresight Program (GFSF), supported jointly by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, CCAFS, and PIM and organized by the IFPRI’s GFSF team took place at WorldFish in Penang, Malaysia, on April 28 >> Read more

“An opportunity to dream big”

On May 8, 2014, the Gender, Agriculture, and Assets Project (GAAP) hosted an Outreach Workshop on Addressing Gender, Agriculture, and Assets in Agricultural Development Projects at IFPRI to present lessons learned during the four years of its work (2010-2014). GAAP, jointly led by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the International Livestock Research >> Read more