December 5 marks World Soil Day. Through its cutting-edge research, IFPRI has been informing policies and strategies that protect the soil for the benefit of the billions of people who depend on it.
IFPRI’s climate change research has played a critical role informing the global dialogue regarding agriculture and climate change. At COP22 on November 7-18, 2016, IFPRI will contribute its new research to place agriculture at the heart of the negotiations.
IFPRI has played an important role promoting evidence-based policies and investments, contributing to Bangladesh’s remarkable progress. The Institute’s work will be celebrated at its Bangladesh Country Office Inaugural Ceremony on October 24, 2016 in Dhaka.
Ten years after its establishment, the IFPRI-facilitated ReSAKSS in Africa serves as a vital support to the implementation of CAADP. On October 18-20, 2016, the 2016 ReSAKSS Annual Conference will be held in Accra, Ghana to review and discuss the CAADP implementation.
In the mid-2000s, as the World Food Programme (WFP) partnered with IFPRI to evaluate which type of transfer—cash, food, or a combination—is most effective in putting food on the table for the poor in Bangladesh, Ecuador, Niger, Uganda, and Yemen.
IFPRI’s trade research has helped inform WTO member countries' decision to abolish export subsidies at WTO’s 10th Ministerial Conference in Nairobi in 2015. On September 27-29, 2016, IFPRI will continue to ensure that trade becomes more inclusive at the WTO Public Forum.