Monthly Archives: January 2012

Decreasing Vulnerability to Conflict in Arab Countries through Rural Development

If you missed the live stream of the IFAD-IFPRI Workshop presentation, Decreasing Vulnerability to Conflict in Arab Countries through Rural Development, a recording of the event can be viewed on the IFAD Webcasting Site by clicking here. You may also … Continue reading

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Conflict vs Development in the Arab World

On January 19, a team from IFPRI’s Development Strategy and Governance Division will present research on the correlations between food security, poverty, and conflict in the Arab world. A live stream of the event will be available on the IFAD … Continue reading

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Oversight: When Market Access Initiatives Go Wrong

Not long ago poor farmers in rural Angola were bringing a fresh harvest of beans and maize to market for the first time. Months earlier an extension service brought in the seeds and tools they needed to increase yields beyond … Continue reading

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Big Steps for Agriculture in Climate Talks

Twenty-five Agricultural organizations band together to show agriculture’s potential to mitigate climate change effects and promote food security. Participant organizations in Agriculture and Rural Development Day, 2011, addressed a letter to the climate change negotiators of COP17, calling on them … Continue reading

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