foresight

FORESIGHT

News
As part of the forthcoming CGIAR Foresight Report, a series of short notes will be developed providing perspectives on futures of food, land and water systems.
Blog
Foresight is something we do instinctively as humans, but the farther we look into the future, and the more complicated are the issues involved, the more we need to rely on careful analysis. The future of food, health, and the environment are just such issues.
Publications
PIM's foresight modeling work assesses alternative scenarios of future climates, demographics, and other drivers to explore potential challenges and opportunities related to agricultural production, food demand, trade, diets, hunger, and natural resources.
Events
The new online tool explores impacts of alternative investments on agricultural production, productivity, and hunger in 2010-2050.
Blog
Shifting from volatile staples to more climate change-resistant crops such as groundnuts and adjusting land use in response to risks can offset falling yields, research suggests.
Blog
The industry is a major driver of deforestation, but modeling shows that boosting palm oil yields will help reduce pressure to expand.
Blog
Growing frequency and intensity of extreme weather events, such as Cyclone Idai in Mozambique, are increasingly viewed as a consequence of climate change. This is true globally, but particularly for areas like southern Africa. What is the way forward from Idai’s aftermath?
Blog
A new IFPRI discussion paper examines the economywide impact of promoting renewable power generation in the Philippines. The green growth strategy would allow the country to reduce carbon emission, improve energy security, and achieve significant health co-benefits.
Events
This seminar on Nov 20, organized jointly by CGIAR and the World Bank, will discuss latest evidence of relevance to all those engaged in food systems and climate change. Attend in person or remotely via WebEx.