Author Archives: Susan Buzzelli - IFPRI Communications

Operationalizing Targets of the Government of Vietnam’s Policy Agenda for Agricultural Mitigation: Roadmap, Implementation, Institutions and Costs

Vietnam’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are relatively low in the global context, but they are growing rapidly and will likely triple by 2030 unless significant mitigation options are undertaken.  With over 60 percent of the population in Vietnam active in … Continue reading

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New Project Note: Crop Mitigation Potential for Key Food Crops in Vietnam

Vietnam remains a country heavily grounded in agriculture. In 2010, approximately 63% of the working population was active in agriculture. By 2020, the share is expected to still be 59%. The rural areas also harbor the majority of Vietnam’s poor … Continue reading

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IFAD-IFPRI Researcher Quoted in Ghana Business News

The following article appeared in Ghana Business News on Friday, November 11. In it, IFPRI researcher Alex De Pinto discusses the need for policymakers in Ghana to develop mechanisms to enable smallholder farmers to tap into the global carbon market. Dr … Continue reading

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Mozambique Workshop Draws 50 Participants

The IFAD-IFPRI Partnership Programme organized a policy dialogue workshop on August 17, 2011 in Maputo, Mozambique. The workshop, Climate Change Mitigation and Access to Markets in Mozambique: Policies and Organizational Architecture, brought together approximately 50 decisionmakers and stakeholders from key institutions … Continue reading

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Major Gathering of African Ag Ministers Pushes for Ag Agenda at COP17

South Africa’s Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries organized a gathering this week of Africa’s agriculture ministers to push for the inclusion of agriculture on the COP17  agenda. “Agriculture should be accorded the due priority it deserves, especially in Africa,” said … Continue reading

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Agriculture & Rural Development Day at the COP17

Many of the climate change issues addressed by the IFAD-IFPRI Partnership Program will be the subject of discussions at a major agriculture and rural development event to be held on December 3 in parallel to the COP17 in Durban, South … Continue reading

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Project workshop in Vietnam discusses sustainable rice cultivation

The Vietnam Academy of Agricultural Sciences recently published on its website an article about a training session that was held in Vietnam by the Institute for Agricultural Environment (IAE) in cooperation with IFAD-IFPRI Project Partnership team members. The text, in … Continue reading

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