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What to do when markets and governments fail poor people

How to overcome market failures was once the key question underlying development research. A primary conclusion of this research was that governments had to step in to resolve these market failures, for example by providing free public services or…

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World Food Assistance 2017- Taking Stock and Looking Ahead

Speakers: Steven Were Omamo, Deputy Director of Policy and Programme and Coordinator of Food Systems Strategy, Policy and Support at the UN World Food Programme (WFP)  (Presentation  |  Video) Suresh Babu, Head of Capacity Strengthening, IFPRI (Video) …

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Food Security and Nutrition in an Urbanizing World

Hyper-urbanization and its implications for food security and nutrition in urban and rural areas is an urgent concern that has gained increasing attention over the years. The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), SNV Netherlands…

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Rome Launch of 2017 Global Food Policy Report

Speakers: Jos é Graziano da Silva, Director General, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Shenggen Fan, Director General, IFPRI Hans Hoogeveen, Permanent Representative for The Netherlands and Chair CFS-OEWG on Urbanization and…

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Geneva Launch of 2017 Global Food Policy Report

Chair: Samuel Gayi, Head, Special Unit on Commodities, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Speakers: James Zhan, Director of Investment and Enterprise, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)    Shenggen Fan,…

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