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LINK-ing smallholders with modern markets: three success stories

The LINK Methodology is a participatory guide created by the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and partners in 2007 to foster inclusive commercial relationships between rural producers, especially smallholders, and modern markets. The version used and recommended today is a 2014 update released with support from the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and >> Read more

EVENT: Gender Just Food and Nutrition Security in India

Reposted from the India Food Security Portal.  The India Food Security Portal is organizing a second national conference on ‘Gender Just Food and Nutrition Security in India’ on August 29, 2016 at the Indian Habitat Centre in New Delhi as a follow-up to an event on ‘Gender Just Food Security’ that was organized by IFPRI on December 14-15, 2015 >> Read more

VIDEO: Forest Heroes of Cambodia

Prey Lang Community Network is a grassroots environmental group of patrollers that came together to battle deforestation in Cambodia. Supported by many regional and international NGOs, institutions and universities, PLCN is armed with a specially designed smart phone application to monitor valuable resources and threats to their forest. A new video "Forest heroes of Cambodia" is out. You >> Read more

EMPLOYMENT: Programme Management Officer at UN Habitat

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-Habitat, is looking for two programme management officers. Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Unit Leader of the GLTN, the Officer will be expected toundertake the following duties and responsibilities: •Initiate and provide substantive advice and guidance on the implementation of assigned projects and initiatives towards strengthening and scaling-up policies, tools >> Read more

CAPRi Blog: Lessons From Multilevel Governance:The Critical Role of Political Contestation

Is the answer to reduced deforestation and forest degradation in improving coordination or enabling contestation?Political contestation determines land use outcomes far more than coordination, shows  CIFOR research project on multilevel governance. Environmental social scientist Ashwin Ravikumar discusses his views based on this research.   Over the past few years, my research colleagues and I have >> Read more

IFPRI Egypt Seminar Series: Cluster-based development as an opportunity for job creation and poverty reduction in Egypt

September 6th, 2016 Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm Location: Egyptian Center For Economic Studies (ECES) Conference Room, Nile City Towers North Tower, 8th Floor | 11221 Nile Corniche | Cairo, Egypt  The Seminar Series provides a platform for all people striving to identify and implement evidence-based policy solutions that sustainably reduce poverty and end hunger and malnutrition. The series is part of the United >> Read more