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Workshop

Maximizing the Impact of Agricultural Research in Africa

Co-sponsored by the Global Development Network (GDN), Overseas Development Institute (ODI), World Bank Institute (WBI), and IFPRI. Agricultural development in Africa is regaining attention, particularly in the recent light of food security challenges.…

Policy Seminar

Fifty Years of Distortion in World Food Markets

Three quarters of the world’s poor are farmers in developing countries. Their earnings from farming have been depressed by a pro-urban bias in own-country policies as well as by governments of richer countries favoring their farmers with import…

Country Workshop

Achieving Food and Nutrition Security in DRC

Although the Democratic Republic of Congo has long been known for its abundance of natural resources, especially its mineral riches, little attention has been given to the country’s vast, but untapped, agricultural potential. If this potential is…

Policy Seminar

Property Rights and Productivity

Property rights, whether individual, collective or customary, have the potential to significantly increase productivity and thus can have impact on food security and prices. However the linkages are complex and the potential does not automatically…

Policy Seminar

The Gates Foundation's Agricultural Policy Portfolio

he majority of the world’s poor people depend on agricultural production to sustain their livelihoods and those of their children. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is one of the leading private-sector philanthropic organizations supporting…

Country Workshop

Understanding Chronic Poverty and Poverty Dynamics in Rural Bangladesh

The purpose of this workshop is to present the findings and discuss the policy implications of a longitudinal study which IFPRI, CPRC and DATA conducted during the past thirty months. The study resurveyed 1,800 households first interviewed in 1994,…

Workshop

Women in Agriculture in South Asia

IFPRI/Aga Khan Foundation Workshop Throughout the South Asian region, women account for about 39 percent of the agricultural workforce, working as managers of land to agricultural laborers. The well-recognized low status of women in South Asia also…

Policy Seminar

The Political Economy of Agricultural Policy Reform in India

The seminar will analyze the political economy of two fields of agricultural policy in India: fertilizer supply and electricity supply for groundwater irrigation. Subsidizing fertilizer and electricity supply has been an important component of the…

Special Event

Global Alliance to Biofortify Food Staples to Improve Human Nutrition

Biofortified crops offer a rural-based intervention that, by design, initially reach these more remote populations, which comprise a majority of the undernourished in many countries, and then extend to urban populations as production surpluses are…

Policy Seminar

Taking Charge of Development Through Locally Integrated Governance

This presentation features an innovative initiative to improve governance for agricultural and allied development. The initiative, which is currently being piloted in the Rwenzori Region of Western Uganda, combines a set of coordinated local civil…

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