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Innovations in Indian Agriculture: IEG-IFPRI Conference

+-*Conference held Dec 4-5 in New Delhi brought creative minds together to explore innovative solutions to accelerate development in India’s agricultural sector

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New ASTI report: Taking stock of national agricultural R&D capacity in Africa South of the Sahara

+-*Report summarizes SSA’s recent progress in developing its national agricultural R&D systems.

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Arab Spatial Launches Food Security Blog

+-*Online atlas expands to become forum for discussion, knowledge-sharing


Why rural women are integral in the upcoming climate change negotiations

+-*Evidence suggests men and women experience climate change impacts differently.


2020 Resilience Conference

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Independent Impact Assessment Report of 2020 Conference Released

-+*Prior to the 2020 conference, IFPRI commissioned an independent impact assessment report in order to determine the impact of the Conference on individual participants, professional discourse, organizational participants, and IFPRI itself.

2020 Conference book released: Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security

-+*Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security, the newly released 2020 Conference book, edited by Shenggen Fan, Rajul Pandya-Lorch, and Sivan Yosef, assesses shocks, reviews approaches and tools, and identifies what works to build resilience.

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Ghana Agricultural News Digest – April 27, 2015

+-*Below are some current developments on agriculture in Africa: Agricultural Issues President Mahama Announces Incentive Package for Cocoa Farmers President John Dramani Mahama on Friday announced a number of incentives for cocoa farmers to inspire them to step up production in the coming years. He said: "Apart from the on-going free fertilizers and spraying exercises, >> Read more


Plotting to get the word out: Gender and land research

+-*Ruth Meinzen-Dick and Agnes Quisumbing are International Food Policy Research Institute's (IFPRI) researchers closely working with PIM on various topics including property rights and gender. In this blog, they share their experience and ideas about best ways to publicize results of scientific research.  A colleague asked us recently about the “secret” behind IFPRI’s strategy to share >> Read more

The Importance of a Strong Public Distribution System

+-* Konark Sikka is an intern with IFPRI- South Asia office Despite being self-sufficient in food production, access and distribution of food pose a major challenge for the food security of the country. An efficient public distribution system goes a long way in moving surplus to regions with demand, thus avoiding wastage of resources and working >> Read more