2014 CGIAR Development Dialogues: Linking Research to Sustainable Development

On September 25, 2014, the first-ever CGIAR Development Dialogues event, organized with participation and support from all CGIAR Research Centers and Programs, will take place in New York City, focusing global attention on the vital role of agriculture, livestock, forestry, fisheries, landscapes, and food systems in achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

‘Bridging Discovery and Delivery’

Bridging discovery and delivery.   This is the theme for the Micronutrient Forum 2014, which will be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 2-6 June, 2014. The forum will bring together experts in nutrition, health, agriculture, social protection, food security and the private sector to translate the best new micronutrient research and program practices into on-the-ground action to >> Read more

Transformation of Economies in Africa

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World Food Programme Director On “Complex World” Challenges

Source: IFPRI-IMAGES

Ertharin Cousin, the new executive director of the World Food Programme, discussed today at an IFPRI event the diverse challenges that the organization faces in “a more complex world.” Though she has only been in office for less than two months, Cousin already has an ambitious vision for the world’s largest humanitarian and food security organization. >> Read more