Category Archives: Partnership Update

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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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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Workshop to be Held in Maputo

Climate Change and Access to Markets in Mozambique If rural poverty is to be reduced , smallholder producers in Mozambique will require better access to high-value agriculture markets. At the same time, they will need to overcome emerging challenges to … Continue reading

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IFAD-IFPRI Featured in Nong Nghiep Viet Nam

The agriculture-focused Vietnamese newspaper, Nong Nghiep Viet Nam, featured an article about the efforts of one of the IFAD-IFPRI Partnership’s Vietnamese partner, The Center for Agrarian Systems Research and Development (CASRAD). Read the article in Vietnamese here or read the English summary … Continue reading

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Capacity Strengthening Activities In Morocco

Advanced Training In Trade Policy Modeling Held at the Institut Agronome Et Vétérinaire (IAV) Hassan II in Rabat, Morocco From March 15th-20th of 2010 IFPRI organized Advanced Training in Trade Policies Modeling for civil servants at the Ministry of Agriculture and the Office of Cereals. … Continue reading

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Partnership Update: July 2010

The IFAD-IFPRI Partnership has been launched as a three-year project in Ghana, Morocco, Mozambique, and Vietnam involving three components: promoting access to high-value commodity markets, climate change mitigation, and program support and communications. The objective of the partnership is to … Continue reading

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Trade and Exports in Ghana

Among the four countries that we study, the importance of agriculture in the economy is highest in Ghana, with agricultural exports accounting for 49% of total exports in 2008. Ghana’s agricultural and total exports more than doubled over the period … Continue reading

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