PIM Extended Team and Independent Steering Committee (ISC) meeting


July 12, 2019

The annual review and planning meeting of the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM) took place from 28-30 October, 2019 at IFPRI headquarters in Washington D.C.

As part of the event’s science session, PIM researchers presented recent finding along five cross-cutting themes:

  1. Sustainable development and climate change
  2. Policies, institutions and markets for better nutrition
  3. Strategies to accelerate poverty reduction
  4. Perspectives on social inclusion and intersectionality in research
  5. Extension and other communications to change behaviors

Recordings of select presentations are available below: 

1.Ruth Meinzen-Dick, senior research fellow at IFPRI and co-leader of the PIM’s research flagship on Governance of Natural Resources, discusses how norms, gender, and payment method affect extraction behavior in a framed field experiment in community forestry in India:

2. “Puzzle Pieces or Poker Chips: Do Multi-stakeholder Forums Promote Social Inclusion?” – presented by Anne Larson, team leader, Equal Opportunities, Gender Justice and Tenure at the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and co-leader of the PIM’s research flagship on Governance of Natural Resources:

3. “Modeling the Impacts of Agricultural Support Policies on Emissions from Agriculture” – presented by David Laborde, senior research fellow at IFPRI and leader of PIM’s research cluster on Policy Environment for Value Chains:

4. “Climate Change and Elevated CO2 Effects on Global Diets: A Modelling Study” – presented by Timothy Sulser, senior scientist, IFPRI.

5. “Food Transfers, Cash Transfers, Behavior Change Communication, and Child Nutrition: Evidence from Bangladesh” – presented by Shalini Roy, research fellow, IFPRI (joint work with Akhter Ahmed, IFPRI, and John Hoddinott, Cornell University)

6. “Independent Quality Assessment and Certification of Wheat in Ethiopia: Smallholder Willingness to Pay and Implications for Quality” – presented by Tanguy Bernard, senior research fellow, IFPRI and professor at University of Bordeaux.

7. “The Effects of Income Fluctuations on Rural Health and Nutrition” – presented by Katrina Kosec, senior research fellow, IFPRI.

For more information, please contact the PIM Program Management Unit.