Post COP28 Priorities for Advancing Food Systems Transformation
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by International Food Policy Research Institute
1w ago
CGIAR SEMINAR SERIES Post COP28 Priorities for Advancing Food Systems Transformation Co-organized by IFPRI, CGIAR, and Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) MAR 27, 2024 - 9:30 TO 11:00AM EDT / 14:30 TO 16:00 CET Held in 2023, the planet’s hottest year on record, COP28 has been heralded for its strong focus on food systems, which are simultaneously threatened by and contribute to climate change. The COP28 Declaration on Sustainable Agriculture, Resilient Food Systems and Climate Action, albeit non-binding, but endorsed by almost 160 countries, emphasizes the ..read more
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Reforming Agricultural Policies and Farm Support to Advance Sustainable Food System Transformation
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by International Food Policy Research Institute
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CGIAR SEMINAR SERIES Reforming Agricultural Policies and Farm Support to Advance Sustainable Food System Transformation Co-organized by IFPRI, CGIAR, and Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) 15:00 TO 16:45 CET FEB 29, 2024 - 9:00 TO 10:45AM EST In the recent COP28 Declaration on Sustainable Agriculture, Resilient Food Systems and Climate Action, world leaders affirmed that “agriculture and food systems must urgently adapt and transform in order to respond to the imperatives of climate change.” This declaration strengthens the growing global consensus that c ..read more
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Introducing the new Women’s Empowerment Metric for National Statistical Systems (WEMNS)
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by International Food Policy Research Institute
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POLICY SEMINAR Introducing the new Women’s Empowerment Metric for National Statistical Systems (WEMNS) FEB 22, 2024 - 9:00 TO 10:30AM EST The new Women’s Empowerment Metric for National Statistical Systems (WEMNS) https://weai.ifpri.info/wemns/ is a streamlined tool for measuring women’s empowerment, intended for use in large-scale, multitopic surveys conducted by national statistical systems. WEMNS is designed to measure empowerment in households with all types of livelihoods, in both urban and rural areas, complementing the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI) https://weai.ifpri.i ..read more
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From Commitments to Impact
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by International Food Policy Research Institute
2M ago
SPECIAL EVENT From Commitments to Impact: Analyzing the Global Commitments Toward Promoting Food Security and Healthy Diets Co-organized by IFPRI and The Rockefeller Foundation FEB 6, 2024 - 9:00 TO 10:30AM EST Since the mid-2010s, progress in reducing food insecurity and improving diet quality has stalled. Multiple shocks, including the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in 2022, have exacerbated the situation and put Sustainable Development Goal 2 on Zero Hunger further out of reach. There have been many calls for action to address the food and diets crisis f ..read more
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Book Launch: Food Systems Transformation in Kenya
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by International Food Policy Research Institute
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BOOK LAUNCH Food Systems Transformation in Kenya: Lessons from the Past and Policy Options for the Future Co-organized by IFPRI, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development (MoALD), and CGIAR Initiative on National Policies and Strategies (NPS) JAN 8, 2024 - 4:30 TO 5:45PM EAT Food systems transformation offers a promising avenue to achieve the goals Kenya has set out in the Bottom-Up Economic Agenda (BETA). The new book Food Systems Transformation in Kenya: Lessons from the Past and Policy Options for the Future, edited by Clemens Breis ..read more
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Emerging Trends in the Global Soybean Complex
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by International Food Policy Research Institute
3M ago
IFPRI-AMIS SEMINAR SERIES Emerging Trends in the Global Soybean Complex Co-organized by IFPRI and Agricultural Market Information System (AMIS) DEC 14, 2023 - 9:30 TO 11:00AM EST Global changes in soybean production and consumption are reshaping global markets. Global oilseed prices have fallen considerably since last year’s record highs. World soybean production is likely to hit a record high in 2023/24, with global ending stocks projected to rebuild for the second consecutive year. Global soybean trade continues to be driven by China, which accounts for about 60% of total soybean imports. Ch ..read more
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From Farm to Table: Agrifood Systems and Trade Challenges in the Southern Cone
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by International Food Policy Research Institute
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POLICY SEMINAR From Farm to Table: Agrifood Systems and Trade Challenges in the Southern Cone Co-organized by IFPRI and United States Agency for International Development (USAID) DEC 12, 2023 - 9:30 TO 11:00AM EST De la granja a la mesa: Sistemas agroalimentarios y retos comerciales en el Cono Sur Esta presentación será en español. Habrá traducción simultánea al inglés. Los sistemas alimentarios de todo el mundo se enfrentan a retos sociales, nutricionales y medioambientales graves, y deben evolucionar para cumplir nuevos y diversos objetivos interrelacionados. A medida las políticas públicas ..read more
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The E-FooD Dataset and Food Security Simulators for Kenya and Nigeria
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by International Food Policy Research Institute
4M ago
VIRTUAL RESEARCH SEMINAR The E-FooD Dataset and Food Security Simulators for Kenya and Nigeria: Innovative Tools to Support National Policies and Strategies Co-organized by IFPRI and the CGIAR Initiative on National Policies and Strategies (NPS) DEC 7, 2023 - 8:00 TO 9:00AM EST Recent global food price spikes and household income losses pose significant challenges to people’s food security and diets, raising important questions for governments and international organizations about how best to support households. The new Income and Price Elasticities of Food Demand (E-FooD) dataset [https://doi ..read more
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Food Security and Agrifood Trade in Latin America and the Caribbean
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by International Food Policy Research Institute
4M ago
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) cordially invite you to the launch of the report: Food Security and Agrifood Trade in Latin America and the Caribbean, La Seguridad Alimentaria y el Comercio Agroalimentario en América Latina y el Caribe. This publication aims to inform government representatives and other decision-makers who formulate and implement agrifood policies and programs in Latin America and the Caribbean. It should also be useful for private sector actors, including producers, agroindustry, a ..read more
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Implications of El Niño 2023/24 for Africa South of the Sahara
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by International Food Policy Research Institute
4M ago
POLICY SEMINAR Implications of El Niño 2023/24 for Africa South of the Sahara Co-organized by IFPRI, USAID Famine Early Warning Network (FEWS NET), and NASA Goddard Space Flight Center NOV 29, 2023 - 7:30 TO 9:00AM EST Climate scientists are anticipating an El Niño event in the upcoming boreal winter season (November 2023–February 2024), ending the recent three-year La Niña. In collaboration with USAID FEWS NET and NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, IFPRI is hosting a presentation on the potential impact of the upcoming El Niño on the global agrifood system, with special emphasis on low-incom ..read more
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