Past Events

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7 February 2019


Webinar: Climate resilience and job prospects for young people in agriculture PIM Webinar with Karen Brooks (Georgetown University) and Keith Wiebe (IFPRI).

19 December 2018


Aspirations, trust, and poverty reduction PIM Webinar with Katrina Kosec (IFPRI)


13 December 2018


Community forest concessions in Petén, Guatemala: Effective governance for tropical forest conservation and socio-economic development


PIM Webinar with Dietmar Stoian (Bioversity International) and Iliana Monterroso (CIFOR)


28-30 November 2018

Bangkok, Thailand

Accelerating the End of Hunger and Malnutrition

Side-event (Nov. 29, 7:30-8:30am) “Improving Approaches to Humanitarian Assistance to Reduce Malnutrition in Fragile Settings”

A global conference and learning event co-organized by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). PIM is co-sponsoring the conference and will have a side-event organized by Flagship 4: Social Protection for Agriculture and Resilience

12-14 November 2018

Washington D.C., USA

PIM Extended Team and Independent Steering Committee (ISC) meeting


Annual review and planning meeting.

13 November 2018

Washington D.C., USA

Agricultural and Food Systems Transformation for Better Food Security and Nutrition in Eurasia


Special event co-organized by IFPRI, the World Bank, and the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM). Keynote Speaker: Johan Swinnen. Read more and register here>>

6 November 2018

Virtual, 10-11 am EST

Do medium and large-scale farms generate income spillovers for rural households? The case of Tanzania


PIM Webinar with Jordan Chamberlin, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT).

17 October 2018


Measuring policy distortions along agricultural value chains: Lessons from Africa and Asia


PIM Webinar with Dr. Simla Tokgoz (IFPRI).

10-12 October 2018

Stellenbosch, South Africa

ISPC 2018 Science Forum


Science Forum 2018 (SF18) "Win more, lose less: Capturing synergies between SDGs through agricultural research" is organized by the CGIAR’S Independent Science and Partnership Council (ISPC) and co-hosted by the South African Agricultural Research Council.

9-10 October 2018

Wageningen, The Netherlands

Integrating Value Chain Research across CGIAR


Workshop organized by PIM Flagship 3: Inclusive and Efficient Value Chains.

4 October 2018


Agricultural mechanization in Africa: Lessons learned from South-South knowledge exchange


PIM Webinar with Hiroyuki Takeshima (IFPRI).

25-28 September 2018

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Annual Scientific Conference and Capacity Development Workshop of the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research


See more here.

19 September 2018


Helping smallholder farmers manage risks: Innovations to improve agricultural insurance PIM Webinar with Berber Kramer (IFPRI) and Patrick Ward (Duke Kunshan University). Read more and view recording here>>

31 August - 1 September 2018

Nairobi, Kenya

Workshop on land restoration, organized jointly by FTA, PIM, and WLE The objectives of the workshop are to bring together the three CGIAR research programs to:

  • Synthesize what we know about land restoration, stocktake, common/shared knowledge, both what we’ve been doing, as well as  the “demand” side.
  • Stimulate a debate among leading CGIAR experts on how to more effectively address key constraints to scaling up of land restoration practices;
  • Identify ways of collating complementary research and evidence on landscape restoration for greater policy influence and impact.

28 July 2018

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Rural Transformation in the 21st Century: The Challenges of Low-Income, Late-Transforming Countries


PIM pre-conference workshop held as part of the International Conference of Agricultural Economists, annual flagship conference of the International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE).

8 May 2018


Measuring food losses: a new methodology PIM webinar with Eduardo Nakasone (IFPRI / Michigan State University).

25-26 April 2018

Accra, Ghana

Natural Resource Management, Agricultural Extension, and Sustainable Agriculture.
An Expert Consultation and Learning Event on Evidence, Policy, and Action
Organized by IFPRI and its partners in Ghana with support by the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie); the Feed the Future Developing Local Extension Capacity (DLEC) project; the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM); and the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA).

23 April 2018

Washington D.C., USA

Agricultural development: Smart investing for global food security Expert panel discussion organised by Brookings Institution. PIM Director Karen Brooks served as a panelist together with Gilbert F. Houngbo, President of IFAD, and Julie Howard, Senior Adviser at Michigan State University.

11 April 2018

10 AM EST, virtual

Women in agriculture: Four myths PIM Webinar by Cheryl Doss (University of Oxford), Agnes Quisumbing (IFPRI), Ruth Meinzen-Dick (IFPRI).

28 March 2018


Cash transfer programs and intimate partner violence – Lessons from 3 case studies around the globe PIM Webinar by Melissa Hidrobo and Shalini Roy (IFPRI).

19-23 March 2018

The World Bank, Washington D.C., USA

Land and Poverty Conference 2018: Land Governance in an Interconnected World Colleagues working under PIM's Flagship 5: Governance of Natural Resources presented at the conference. See full list of presentations, posters, and masterclasses here.

28 February 2018

IFPRI HQ, Washington D.C., USA

Managing natural resources for sustainable production systems: A research agenda at the crossroads


Policy seminar co-organized by CGIAR Independent Science and Partnership Council (ISPC); IFPRI; and CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets

26-28 February 2018

IFPRI HQ, Washington D.C., USA

Assessing the Impact of Research on Managing Natural Resources for Sustainable Production Systems


Learning workshop organized by the Standing Panel on Impact Assessment (SPIA) of the CGIAR Independent Science and Partnership Council (ISPC) and IFPRI.

14-15 December 2017

Washington D.C., USA

Gender, Agricultural Growth, and Rural Transformation Research in CGIAR Workshop organized by PIM's Flagship 6: Cross-cutting Gender Research and Coordination

(by invitation only)

5-8 December 2017

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Annual scientific conference and capacity development workshop of the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research is hosted within PIM's Flagship 6: Cross-cutting Gender Research and Coordination

17 November 2017


Webinar "Women's empowerment in agriculture - what have we learned?" 6th webinar in the 2017 PIM Monthly Webinars series, presented by Hazel Malapit, Senior Research Coordinator, Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division, IFPRI, and Cheryl Doss, Senior Departmental Lecturer in Development Economics Department of International Development, Oxford University.

14-16 November 2017

Washington D.C., USA

PIM Extended Team and Independent Steering Committee meeting

3 November 2017

Bonn, Germany

Workshop “Restoring Forests, Restoring Communities” Joint CIFOR-GIZ workshop featuring research supported by PIM Flagship 5 under the project “Governing Shared Landscapes.” Read more here>>

25 October 2017

Virtual, 10:00 AM EST

Webinar "Strengthening developing-country seed systems and markets: Policy trade-offs, unintended consequences, and operational realities" 5th webinar in the 2017 PIM Monthly Webinars series, conducted by David Spielman, Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI

17-20 October 2017

Talca, Chile

Inter-Conference Symposium of the International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE) Read more>>

26 September 2017

Virtual, 11:00 AM EST

Webinar "What determines public budgets for agricultural growth in the developing world?" 4th webinar in the 2017 PIM Monthly Webinars series, conducted by Tewodaj Mogues, Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI.

20 September 2017

Bonn, Germany

Workshop on gender equitable value chain development (as part of the Tropentag 2017) Workshop organized by the PIM Flagship 3 researchers from Bioversity International (Dietmar Stoian) and World Agroforestry Centre (Jason Donovan).

7-8 September 2017

Peten, Guatemala

Workshop "Community forest concessions in Peten: Progress, lessons, and pending challenges" Co-organized by CIFOR, Bioversity, and ACOFOP (Associacion de Communidades de Peten), the workshop considers evidence on the social and environmental impacts of Guatemala’s innovative program to grant long-term forest concession rights to communities in the Mayan Biosphere Reserve. This activity is funded by PIM under Flagship 5.

5-8 September 2017

Bern, Switzerland

2017 International Conference on Research for Development. 
EVIDENCE. ENGAGEMENT. POLICIES. Research for Sustainable Development
Karen Brooks participated in the panel session on Sustainable value chains.

29 August - 1 September 2017

Parma, Italy

XV EAAE Congress “Towards Sustainable Agri-Food Systems: Balancing between Markets and Society” Karen Brooks participated.


29 August 2017

Virtual, 11:00 AM EST

Webinar "Community forestry: Where and why has devolution of forest rights contributed to better governance and livelihoods?" 3rd webinar in the 2017 PIM Monthly Webinars series, conducted by Steven Lawry, Director, Equal Opportunities, Gender, Justice, and Tenure, CIFOR. See recording>>

10-14 July 2017

Utrecht, the Netherlands

XVI Biennial Conference ‘Practicing the commons: Self-governance, cooperation, and institutional change’ of The International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC) Representatives of PIM's Flagship 5: Governance of Natural Resources participated in the conference and held a follow-up planning workshop on July 15.

6-8 July 2017

Nairobi, Kenya

Impacts of international agricultural research: Rigorous evidence for policy Conference organized by the CGIAR ISPC’s Standing Panel on Impact Assessment (SPIA) and the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM)

23 June - 5 July 2017

Nairobi, Kenya

Seed systems and markets for vegetatively propagated crops (VPCs): major institutional and policy constraints This research workshop co-organized by the CGIAR research programs on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM), Roots, Tubers and Bananas (RTB), and Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA) brings together researchers from Bioversity, CIAT, CIP, IFPRI, IITA, and MSU to develop a common case-study methodology and approach to explore specific crop/country combinations.

28 June 2017

Virtual, 11:00 AM EST

Webinar "What levels and composition of investment best serve global objectives of poverty reduction, improved nutrition, and sustainable resource management?" 2nd webinar in the 2017 PIM Monthly Webinars series, conducted by Mark Rosegrant, Director, Environment and Production Technology Division, IFPRI. See recording>>

19-23 June 2017

Lilongwe, Malawi

The Malawi Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (MaFAAS) 3rd Extension Week Catherine Ragasa, Noora Lisa-Aberman, and other collaborators from PIM's Cluster 2.2: Public Investments and Institutions presented papers.

12-16 June 2017

Montpellier, France

Annual Research Meeting of the CGIAR Research Programs and Centers' Directors Karen Brooks participated.

1-2 June 2017

Berkeley, California, USA

The Annual Bank Conference on Africa: The Challenges and Opportunities of Transforming African Agriculture Several papers based on research supported by PIM were presented at the conference (See, for example, presentations by Katrina Kosec and Ana Paula De La O Campos from sessions A2: Land Tenure 1)

26 May 2017

Moscow, Russia

International Conference on Agriculture, Food Security, and Nutrition in Eurasia and Moscow launch of the 2017 Global Food Policy Report The conference was organized by the Eurasian Center for Food Security (ECFS) of the Moscow State University, IFPRI, the World Bank, and CGIAR research programs on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) and Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM).

23 May 2017

Virtual, 11:00 AM EST

Webinar "The Rise of Medium-Scale Farms in Africa: Causes and Consequences of Changing Farm Size Distributions" 1st webinar in the 2017 PIM Monthly Webinars series, conducted by Prof. Thomas Jayne, University Foundation Professor of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Michigan State University. See recording>>

11 May 2017

Washington D.C., USA

IFPRI Policy Seminar and book launch: Structural Change, Fundamentals, and Growth: A Framework and Case Studies. Research discussed in this upcoming book edited by Margaret McMillan, Dani Rodrik, and Claudia Sepúlveda was supported by PIM.

4 May 2017

Paris, France

Launch of the Ag-Incentives website and database during the 168th Session of the Committee for Agriculture of the OECD. Read more about the initiation of the PIM-supported Consortium of international organizations (OECD, FAO, IDB, IFPRI, World Bank, and others) for measuring the policy environment for agriculture. Since 2013, the Consortium members have worked to harmonize their approaches and to provide a seamless experience allowing users to obtain standardized measures of agricultural incentives for 80 countries.

7 April 2017 

Washington D.C., USA

Workshop on "The Role of Information in Improving Rural Services and Governance" IFPRI workshop jointly funded by PIM and IFPRI’s Strengthening Institutions and Governance group.

29 March 2017 

Washington, D.C., USA

What Drives Policy Change? Insights from the Kaleidoscope Model of Food Security Policy Policy seminar organized by IFPRI, Michigan State University and University of Pretoria, Consortium partners- Food Security Policy Innovation Lab. Danielle Resnick, Leader of PIM's Cluster 2.3: Political Economy and Policy Processes, was be among the speakers.

28-29 March 2017

Rome, Italy

CGIAR System Management Board meeting Karen Brooks participated.

22-23 March 2017

Oxford, UK

Strengthening Foresight and Scenario Analysis for the Global Food System. Foresight4Food:
Linking Science, Policy and Business in Pursuit of SDG2
International workshop hosted by the Environmental Change Institute and the Oxford Martin School and organized in collaboration with FAO, IFPRI, and PIM. Funding to support the event is provided by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), Oxford University through the UK Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, and the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM).
Karen Brooks and Keith Wiebe participated.

21-22 March 2017

Washington DC, USA

Expert advisory meeting on redefining ASTI strategy Frank Place represented PIM.

21 March 2017

Washington DC, USA

Acting to Secure Community and Indigenous Land Rights over the Commons: Opportunities and Challenges


Policy round table at the World Bank Land and Poverty Conference 2017. The session is co-hosted by International Land Coalition (ILC) and PIM. Ruth Meinzen-Dick chaired the discussion.

1-3 March 2017

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Agriculture for industrialization in Tanzania: Enhancing linkage of upstream and downstream value chain activities in the context of agriculture transformation 3rd Annual Agricultural Policy Conference, the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, The United Republic of Tanzania. Frank Place and Thom Jayne participated.

28 February 2017

Cairo, Egypt

IFPRI special event to launch the book "Nutrition and Economic Development: Exploring Egypt’s Exceptionalism and the Role of Food Subsidies" PIM co-funded research described in this book. Read more about the book>>

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21-23 February 2017

Ezulwini, Swaziland

International conference on livestock value chain finance and access to credit: Improving smallholders’ livestock value addition and marketing through access to finance and credit Organized by ILRI and partners with support from IFAD and as part of the research on value chains under PIM. Read more>>

15 February 2017

Washington D.C., USA

Workshop The moving landscape of moving germplasm Workshop with colleagues from USAID, Arizona State University (ASU), the International Center for Agricultural Research and Development (CIRAD-France), and IFPRI. By invitation only. For more information contact David Spielman (d.spielman[at]

2-3 February 2017

Nairobi, Kenya

CGIAR Diversity and Inclusion Conference Rhiannon Pyburn represented PIM.

24-25 January 2017

Basel, Switzerland

The Future of Small Farms International conference co-organized by CABI and Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture. Frank Place participated.

25 January 2017

Washington DC, USA

Launch of the new IFPRI book "Agriculture and the Rural Economy in Pakistan: Issues, Outlooks, and Policy Priorities" Research discussed in this book was supported by PIM. Read more and view recording>>

9-10 January 2017

FAO HQ, Rome, Italy

Expert consultation on focusing agricultural and rural development research and investment on achieving SDGs 1 and 2 A joint initiative of FAO, IFAD, CGIAR, and the World Bank, in partnership with the EU.
Cheryl Doss, Keith Wiebe, and Jawoo Koo represented PIM.

13-14 December 2016
Beijing, China
Inaugural Conference of the Global Research Consortium on Economic Structural Transformation (GReCEST) Teunis van Rheenen and Kevin Chen represented PIM

12-14 December 2016
Montpellier, France
International Conference on
Agri-Chains and Sustainable Development: Linking local and global dynamics
PIM was one of the conference partners. PIM Value Chain team presented findings from their research on innovation for inclusive value chain development.

Read more>>

15-17 November 2016
Ibadan, Nigeria
Integrated Systems ‘Marketplace’: Engaging with Agri-food Systems in systems research Workshop organized by the CGIAR Research Program on Integrated Systems for the Humid Tropics in partnership with FARA and other CGIAR research programs. Frank Place represented PIM.

9-10 November 2016
Washington DC, USA
PIM extended team and Science and Policy Advisory Panel (SPAP) annual meeting

8 November 2016
Washington DC, USA
Annual meeting of the Global Futures and Strategic Foresight team

1-4 November 2016
Cali, Columbia
CGIAR Gender and Agriculture Research Network annual meeting 2016 (at CIAT) Cheryl Doss, Patti Kristjanson, and Ruth Meinzen-Dick will represent PIM.

12-14 October 2016
Rome, Italy
Meeting of the CGIAR Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Community of Practice Frank Place and Pascale Sabbagh represented PIM.

10-11 October 2016
Rome, Italy
Meeting of the CGIAR Evaluation Community of Practice Frank Place attended.

3-6 October 2016
7th GFRAS Annual Meeting: The Role of Rural Advisory Services for Inclusive Agripreneurship  PIM co-organized a side event “Developing a “Last Mile Agenda” for African Agriculture: Turning Knowledge into Farm-Level Impact through Innovation at Scale” (jointly with AFAAS, Irish Aid, and Teagasc.

29 September 2016
Geneva, Switzerland
WTO 2016 Public Forum session on "International value chains in agriculture: challenges and opportunities to address gender inequalities" Organized by IFPRI with PIM support. David Laborde, Bart Minten, and Tanguy Bernard (IFPRI) presented research from the PIM portfolio. Read more about the session>>

29 September 2016
Mexico City, Mexico
“Turning research into impact: Past, present and future” conference celebrating 50th anniversary of the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) Jose Falck-Zepeda and David Spielman (IFPRI) made a presentation "Equitable Access to Technology" representing work from the PIM portfolio

23-26 September 2016
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
5th International Conference of the African Association of Agricultural Economists (AAAE) 'Transforming Smallholder Agriculture in Africa: The Role of Policy and Governance'.  A number of PIM researchers participated in the conference.

14-15 September 2016
Hyderabad, India
14th meeting of the Independent Science and Partnership Council (ISPC) of CGIAR (ICRISAT) Karen Brooks participated.

14-16 September 2016
Washington DC, USA
Workshop on Advanced techniques for incorporating gender in research design, data collection and analysis for economists and other quantitative social scientists Cheryl Doss and Agnes Quisumbing led the workshop.

31 August 2016
Canberra, Australia
Workshop ‘Policy effectiveness for food, energy and water security in South Asia’ organized by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR). Karen Brooks presented on maximizing impact of food security policy research.

29-30 August 2016
Canberra, Australia
Waste Not, Want Not: The Circular Economy to Food Security.  The Crawford Fund’s annual conference. Karen Brooks participated as a keynote speaker.

3-4 August 2016
Boston, USA
Workshop "Innovative methods for measuring adoption of agricultural technologies: Establishing proof of concept and thinking about scaling up" Jointly organized by Michigan State University, the Standing Panel on Impact Assessment (SPIA) of the CGIAR’s ISPC, and PIM.

31 July - 2 August 2016
Boston, USA
AAEA annual meeting Karen Brooks participated.

25-27 May 2016
Lima, Peru
13th Meeting of the Independent Science & Partnership Council (ISPC) of CGIAR Karen Brooks participated. See agenda>>

17-19 May 2016
Naivasha, Kenya
Global Futures and Strategic Foresight team meeting Semi-annual meeting of the extended program team.

16-18 May 2016
Washington DC, USA
IFPRI's Board of Trustees meeting Karen Brooks participated.

6-7 May 2016
Minneapolis, USA
Midwest International Economic Development Conference PIM's Gender team members Cheryl Doss, Caitlin Kieran, and Greg Seymour presented.

2-7 May 2016
Dakar, Senegal
The First Conference of the Great Green Wall for the Sahara and the Sahel Initiative (GGWSSI): Restoring Africa’s Landscapes – The way forward. Frank Place participated in a session “Confronting Drought in Africa’s Drylands: Opportunities for Enhancing Resilience”. He also gave a presentation on “The potential contribution of tree-based systems”.

28 April 2016
Washington DC, USA
Policy Seminar Supplying High-Quality Seeds and Traits to Smallholder Farmers: Policy and Investment Options for Developing-Country Seed Systems Organized by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM)

20-22 April 2016
Lima, Peru
Workshop on Evaluation of impact for the definition of priorities of agricultural research. Co-organized by CIP, the National Institute of Agrarian Innovation (INIA) of Peru, the Learning Alliance of Peru, CIAT, and IFPRI under auspices of PIM.

12-14 April 2016
Accra, Ghana
12th CAADP Partnership Platform meeting Frank Place, Kerri Wright-Platais, and Jawoo Koo attended.

12-14 April 2016
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
2016 Science Forum: “Agricultural research for rural prosperity: rethinking the pathways” Karen Brooks co-ordinated a break-out session “Policies, institutions and markets”. Ruth Meinzen-Dick presented Gender, Agriculture, and Assets Project (GAAP) findings in the opening plenary.

5-8 April 2016
Ekurhuleni, South Africa
Global Event for the Third Global Conference on Agricultural Research and Development (GCARD3) Karen Brooks participated.

29 February - 2 March 2016
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Central Asia regional consultation, part of the CGIAR countries of collaboration process for Phase 2 (2017-2022) (Learn more about GCARD3>>)

alongside with:

International Conference on Eurasian Food Security and Nutrition Network and Eurasian Soil Partnership

Kamiljon Akramov (IFPRI) represented PIM at both events.

23 February 2016
Washington, DC, USA
Options for global agricultural trade after Nairobi:
Global solutions or national actions?
Policy seminar at IFPRI to discuss the "Nairobi Package" agreement secured at the 10th World Trade Organization ministerial conference in December 2015 and containing important outcomes for agriculture. Organized by the PIM's Flagship 3 team. See our Storify summary here>>

11 February 2016
Moscow, Russia
International conference on Agriculture & Food Systems, Climate Change and Nutrition in CIS Countries featuring the Global Nutrition Report 2015 Organized by the Eurasian Center for Food Security (ECFS) in partnership with IFPRI, the World Bank, Moscow State University, PIM and A4NH.

2 February 2016
Washington, DC, USA
Seminar "State of Food & Agriculture: Gains from social protection and threats from climate change" PIM Flagship leader Daniel Gilligan participated as discussant in the SOFA 2015 launch event at IFPRI organised jointly with FAO. Read more and view video>>

1 February 2016
Canberra, Australia
60th Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural Economics Society

Half-day pre-conference workshop "The CGIAR @ 45: How to boost its contribution to world welfare"

Mark Rosegrant spoke on the next phase of CGIAR Research Programs: global impact assessment.

27-28 January 2016
Bonn, Germany
“Bioeconomy with Africa” Meeting of Experts
at the Federal Ministry of Education and Research
Ephraim Nkonya (IFPRI) represented PIM.

20 December 2015
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Bangladesh consultation, part of the CGIAR countries of collaboration process for Phase 2 (2017-2022) Akhter Ahmed (IFPRI) represented PIM.

14-15 December 2015
Washington, DC
Policy Team Partners Meeting of the USAID Bureau for Food Security Office of Agricultural Research & Policy PIM Director Karen Brooks participated.

14-15 December 2015
Hanoi, Vietnam
Vietnam consultation, part of the CGIAR countries of collaboration process for Phase 2 (2017-2022) Delia Catacutan (World Agroforesty Center) represented PIM

11 December 2015
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Ethiopia consultation, part of the CGIAR countries of collaboration process for Phase 2 (2017-2022) Frank Place and Bart Minten (IFPRI) represented PIM.

9-10 December 2015
Beijing, China
"Promoting Agricultural Development through Technology Transfer: China and Africa in International Perspective" workshop PIM researcher Kevin Chen made a presentation titled “IFPRI in Africa: Building Knowledge Partnership for Agricultural Development”

5-6 December 2015
Paris, France
2015 Global Landscapes Forum PIM flagship leader Ruth Meinzen-Dick (IFPRI) led the session “Commons Tenure for a Common Future.” Co-organized by CAPRi, CIFOR, Foundation for Ecological SecurityInternational Land Coalition, and Oxfam. Read more>>

3-4 December 2015
Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania
Tanzania consultation, part of the CGIAR countries of collaboration process for Phase 2 (2017-2022) Frank Place represented PIM.

30 November 2015
Durban, South Africa
"Corridors, clusters, and spatial development initiatives in African agriculture” workshop (side event of the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture in Africa) Jawoo Koo (IFPRI) represented PIM.

18-20 November 2015 Joint meeting of the CGIAR Centers, CGIAR Consortium Office, CGIAR Fund Council and CGIAR ISPC on PIM's Phase 2 (2017-2022) proposal PIM Director Karen Brooks  participated.

17-18 November 2015
Managua, Nicaragua
Nicaragua consultation, part of the CGIAR countries of collaboration process for Phase 2 (2017-2022) Steven Prager (CIAT) represented PIM.

16-17 November 2015
Abuja, Nigeria
Nigeria consultation, part of the CGIAR countries of collaboration process for Phase 2 (2017-2022) Frank Place represented PIM.

11-13 November 2015
Rome, Italy
CGIAR Evaluation Community of Practice (ECOP) annual meeting PIM researcher Frank Place  participated.

10-11 November 2015
Rome, Italy
CGIAR Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Community of Practice meeting PIM researcher Frank Place participated.

9 November 2015 Geneva, Switzerland Agricultural Trade Outcomes at the Nairobi Ministerial and Beyond: What Can and Should Countries Seek to Achieve? Meeting co-organized by PIM researchers.

4-6 November 2015
Washington, DC
Global Futures & Strategic Foresight (GFSF) project meeting Supported by PIM.

4-5 November 2015
Washington, DC
PIM Science and Policy Advisory Panel (SPAP) meeting

3-4 November 2015
Washington, DC
PIM Extended Team meeting

29-30 October 2015
Capetown, South Africa
Young Africa Works Summit: Practical Solutions for Lifelong Success PIM Director Karen Brooks participated.

19 October 2015
Ankara, Turkey
Launch of the report “Confronting Drought in Africa’s Drylands: Opportunities for enhancing resilience,” prepared by the World Bank and a coalition of partners PIM Director Karen Brooks was a panelist. The report received funding from PIM.

15 October 2015 Social Protection and Agriculture: A live presentation for World Food Day 2015 on Periscope TV/IFPRI PIM Director Karen Brooks  discussed PIM's work on social protection.

12-25 October 2015
Dakar, Senegal
Senegal Dairy Value Chain project PIM researcher Caitlin Kieran tested survey module on cooperation between spouses and trained enumerators for endline survey of project.

12-16 October 2015
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
AFAAS Second Agricultural Extension Week: Reinvigorating Extension Services for Market-led Agriculture within the Context of the Malabo Declaration PIM activity leader Kristin Davis represented PIM.

11-14 October 2015
Ithaca, NY
Second International Conference on Global Food Security IFPRI-PIM Researcher Olivier Ecker presented a poster on "The Double Burden of Malnutrition and the Role of Food Subsidies in Egypt” (PIM contributed to this research) and chaired a breakout session on “Food Assistance”

4-6 October 2015
Milan, Italy
GCARD3 Regional Consultation for the MENA region in conjunction with the Fourth Mediterranean Congress PIM activity leader Clemens Breisinger represented PIM.

29 September 2015
Paris, France
Joint meeting of the CGIAR Centers, CGIAR Consortium Office, CGIAR Fund Council and CGIAR ISPC on Phase 2 (2017-2022) CRP portfolio PIM Director Karen Brooks participated.

29-30 September 2015
Hyderabad, India
Enabling Adoption of Water and Energy Efficient Technologies in Agriculture Symposium Organized by ICRISAT under PIM. PIM activity leader Claudia Ringler participated.

23 September 2015
Abbreviated Women's Empowerment in Agriculture Index (A-WEAI) webinar PIM/IFPRI researcher Hazel Malapit was a discussant.

21 September 2015
The Hague, The Netherlands
Private Sector Workshop Co-organized by the CGIAR Consortium, ICRAF, and the Netherlands Ministries of Foreign and Economic Affairs. PIM Flagship 3 leader Maximo Torero and PIM activity leaders Kerri Wright-Platais and David Spielman participated.

14 September 2015
Washington, DC
Visit of the Danish Agricultural Advisory Service Board of Directors to IFPRI PIM Senior Research Fellow Frank Place participated.

8-9 September 2015
Montpellier, France
Workshop on 'Mobilizing Youth within Phase 2 CGIAR Research Programs (CRPs)' PIM Director Karen Brooks participated. Learn more here.

1-3 September 2015
Dakar, Senegal
Agricultural Distortions and Value Chains Training Course Co-sponsored by PIM. PIM researcher Simla Tokgoz was an instructor.

23 August 2015
Stockholm, Sweden
Impact of Subsidies on Efficient Water Technology Uptake Within Agriculture  presentation as part of World Water Week ICARDA presented the results of PIM supported research in Morocco.

8-14 August 2015
Milan, Italy
International Association of Agricultural Economists Triennial conference PIM Director Karen Brooks participated. PIM gender researchers Cheryl Doss and Caitlin Kieran presented on “Examining Gender Inequalities in Land Rights Indicators in Asia” on August 10.

26-28 July 2015
San Francisco, CA
Agriculture and Applied Economics Association annual meeting PIM Director Karen Brooks and PIM researchers David Laborde, Kevin Chen, and others participated.

14 July 2015
Berlin, Germany
Write-shop for special issue on gender's impact on agricultural policies, institutions, and markets Co-organized by PIM gender researchers Cheryl Doss and  Caitlin Kieran and the Journal of Gender, Agriculture and Food Security.

22-23 June 2015
Milan, Italy
4th IO Consortium for Measuring the Policy Environment for Agriculture meeting Co-convened by the OECD and PIM.

16-17 June 2015
Washington, DC
PIM Value Chains meeting Meeting of the PIM value chains team to plan for Phase 2 of PIM.

15-17 June 2015
Rome, Italy
CAPRi meeting Organized by Ruth Meinzen-Dick, Coordinator of the CGIAR program on Collective Action and Property Rights (CAPRi).

8 June 2015
Washington, DC
Strengthening Agricultural Research, Extension, and Input Markets in South Asia: Evidence from Regional and Global Practice workshop Organized by David Spielman (IFPRI) in collaboration with the Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia (CSISA), the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), and Modernizing Extension and Advisory Services (MEAS). Frank Place attended.

2 June 2015
Brussels, Begium
Improving Food Systems for Better Lives event Karen Brooks presented on "Moving Research into Action" panel. Event organized by the EC, German Development Institute (BMZ) and the International Food Policy research Institute (IFPRI).

1-12 June 2015
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
2015 Summer School for Young Economists Learn more here.

1-5 June 2015
Montpellier, France
Consortium Research Programs' Leaders annual meeting PIM represented by Frank Place (June 1-3) and by Karen Brooks (June 3-5).

28 May 2015
Washington, DC
Analyzing the Women's Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI): Methods and Insights from WEAI Doctoral Dissertation Fellows Greg Seymour, PIM Associate Research Fellow, presented. Cheryl Doss and Caitlin Kieran attended.

25-28 May 2015
Rome, Italy
Global Futures and Strategic Foresight extended team meeting  Learn more here.

25-27 May 2015
New Delhi, India
Training on Capacity Strengthening for Impact Assessment of Agricultural Research and Development Organized by IFPRI-Suresh Babu. Frank Place attended.

27 April 2015
Amman, Jordan
Launch of Arab Spatial 3  Learn more here.

2 April 2015
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Launch of Kyrgyzstan Spatial  Learn more here.

23-27 March 2015
Washington, DC
Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty 2015: Linking Land Tenure and Use for Shared Prosperity PIM presented several papers on PIM's land policy research.

17-18 March 2015
Washington, DC
PIM Extended Team meeting Semi-annual meeting to discuss program's progress and plans.

9-10 March 2015
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA) PIM representatives participated.

23-25 February 2015
Gainesville, FL, US
Workshop on Advancing Pest and Disease Modeling PIM co-sponsored the event. Mark Rosegrant, Keith Wiebe, and other PIM/IFPRI researchers  participated.

19-23 Jan 2015
Los Baños, the Philippines
CGIAR Gender and Agriculture Research Network meeting (19-20 January) and Gender and Innovations workshop (22-23 January) Caitlin Kieran, PIM Senior Research Assistant on Gender, represented PIM at the meeting and presented PIM gender research at the workshop.

4-5 Dec 2014
New Delhi, India
Innovation in Indian Agriculture: Ways Forward International Conference Organized by the Institute of Economic Growth (IEG), New Delhi and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) with funding from PIM and other sponsors. See more here.

4-5 Dec 2014
Washington, DC
PIM Science and Policy Advisory Panel (SPAP) meeting

26-27 Nov 2014
Amman, Jordan
Food Security in Arab Countries: 7th Annual Conference of the Arab Forum for Environment and Development (AFED) Clemens Breisinger (PIM Research flagship 4)  presented the study on building food resilience to wars and conflict (Nov 26) and the Arab Spatial knowledge platform (Nov 27). See more here.

25-28 Nov 2014
Johannesburg, South Africa
Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) 15th Anniversary CGIAR was featured in a special Technology Fair on November 26 and 27. PIM supported the event and participated in the Fair.

11-12 Nov 2014
Washington, DC
Workshop on Best Practice Methods for Assessing the Impact of Policy Oriented Research Event organized by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM), and the Standing Panel for Impact Assessment (SPIA) of the CGIAR’s Independent Science and Partnership Council. Visit event site.

5-7 Nov 2014
Washington, DC
Global Futures & Strategic Foresight Conference Co-organized by PIM. Read about PIM foresight work here.

4-5 Nov 2014
Washington, DC
PIM extended team meeting Semi-annual meeting of the extended PIM team (Participating Centers Focal Points, Management Committee, Program Management Unit).

27-29 Oct 2014
Washington, DC
Workshop on Institutions for Ecosystem Services Event organized by 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). Read more here.

25 Sept 2014
New York City, NY
CGIAR Development DialoguesCGIAR Development dialogue logo - Final Organized by CGIAR with participation and support from all centers and research programs, this event focused global attention on the vital role of agriculture, livestock, forestry, fisheries, landscapes, and food systems in achieving sustainable development. The event featured lively high-level panel debates among leading scientists, Heads of State, prominent private sector players, philanthropic organizations, and prestigious academic organizations. Read more...

21-24 Sept 2014
Nairobi, Kenya
Seminar on African Dairy Value Chain Seminar organized by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU with support from PIM and CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish. Read more...

17 Sept 2014
Washington, DC
Seminar on Advisory and Knowledge Services: Evidence for What Works PIM rural advisory services team presented recent developments in their work and talked about pluralistic extension services, with a focus on how to make new frameworks and methods operational. Read more...

8-9 July 2014
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Workshop on Gender Cheryl Doss and Caitlin Kieran from PIM participated in the workshop organized in partnership with the Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency, the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research, and the Ministry of Agriculture on the role of gender in agriculture and food security in Ethiopia and conducted a separate workshop on collecting sex-disaggregated data. See more here.

27-29 June 2014
Accra, Ghana
Annual Conference of the International Association for Feminist Economics Caitlin Kieran (PIM) and Kathryn Sproule (IFPRI) presented a paper on Gender, Headship, and Land across the Life-Cycle in Asia:  Evidence from four countries.

18-20 June 2014
Dakar, Senegal
17th Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis "New Challenges in Food Policy, Trade and Economic Vulnerability" Event organized by the Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP) and co-sponsored by PIM. See more here.

18-19 June 2014
Beijing, China
Mechanization and Agricultural Transformation in Asia and Africa: Sharing Development Experiences Workshop organized 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
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Gender and Agriculture: a Focus on Bangladesh Workshop hosted by IFPRI with support from USAID, the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the GAAP, supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and PIM.

12-13 June 2014
Paris, France

Technical meeting of IOs on Measuring the Agricultural Policy Environment.

See more about the initiative here.

10 June 2014
Brussels, Belgium
IFPRI Global Food Policy Report 2013 launch at Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS): Towards a post-2015 agenda to end hunger and undernutrition. Jo Swinnen, Associate Senior Research Fellow, CEPS, Director, LICOS, and member of the PIM's Science and Policy Advisory Panel chaired the meeting. PIM Director Karen Brooks was one of the speakers along with Shenggen Fan, Director General of IFPRI and Roberto Ridolfi, Director in charge of Sustainable Growth and Development, DG Development and Cooperation, European Commission.

4-6 June 2014
Montpellier, France 
Consortium Research Programs' Leaders annual meeting Karen Brooks and Melanie Bacou represented PIM.

1-3 June 2014
Montpellier, France
International Encounters “Family Farming and Research” The event was co-organized by the CGIAR Consortium, the Global Forum on Agriculture Research (GFAR) and the World Rural Forum (WRF). Karen Brooks participated along with a number of PIM partners.

15-17 May 2014
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
2020 Conference on Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security PIM sponsored and participated in the conference and knowledge fair. Karen Brooks facilitated a side event "Enhancing Resilience in African Drylands: Toward a Shared Development Agenda"

28 April–9 May 2014
WorldFish HQ
Penang, Malaysia
IMPACT training Introduction to IMPACT for colleagues who are joining the GF/SF Program or who need additional training. Supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, PIM, and CCAFS.

28 April–2 May 2014
Nairobi, Kenya
Quantitative Methods for Agricultural and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Using GAMS Workshop supported by PIM.

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