Secure, reliable, and affordable energy services are key to addressing many global development challenges. “Energy poverty” is widely recognized as hindering the achievement of the millennium development goals (MDGs) and energy security now features prominently in the sustainable development goals (SDGs). Modern energy services are required to create the conditions for economic development, social equality, […]
The African Union Commission in collaboration with the NEPAD Agency, FAO, and WHO organized a two-day Continental Symposium on the theme ‘Sustainable Food Systems for Healthy Diets and Improved Nutrition' on 16th-17th November 2017. This event was followed by the commemoration of the 8th African Day for Food and Nutrition Security (ADFNS) on 18th November 2017 in Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire. […]
Written by Xinyuan Shang IFPRI senior research fellow Keith Wiebe, scientist Daniel Mason-D’Croz, and senior research analyst Shahnila Dunston presented the International Model for Policy Analysis of Agricultural Commodities (IMPACT) at a workshop hosted by the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), on September 18-22, 2017. The workshop was organized by Agricultural Information Institute of […]
David Laborde and Tess Lallemant from Markets, Trade, And Institutions Division at IFPRI presented the methodology used for Ending Hunger: what would it cost? report at the IFPRI and International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) workshop on July 18th, 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland.
IFPRI’s Capacity Strengthening Program recently released Best Practice series that will provide updated knowledge on the best practices in capacity development in food policy research in developing countries. Written by Dr. Suresh Babu and published in July 2017, Best Practices 1 provides an overview of capacity needs assessment. For more details, click here.