Category Archives: Presentations

Protecting Smallholder Farmers

Sustainable smallholder agriculture will be the focus of IFAD’s major annual event, the 2012 Governing Council (Feb. 22-23). The highlight of Sustainable smallholder agriculture: Feeding the world, protecting the planet will be a discussion on Feb. 23 with Bill Gates, co-chair of … Continue reading

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Controversies Over Climate-Smart Agriculture

Climate-smart agriculture is receiving more attention than ever now that agriculture is on the table at global climate talks (see previous blog post). But critics from all over the climate change arena question climate-smart agriculture’s ability to be the three-point solution for … Continue reading

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Impact Evaluation Takes Center Stage for IFAD

This week IFAD has been seriously evaluating the organization’s ability to assess impact and maximize the effectiveness of development programs. Click here to read more.

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IFAD Seminar Video on Impact Evaluation Methods Available

An important IFAD seminar organized to develop a “comprehensive strategy for evaluating and assessing the impact of development projects” was streamed live on January 31, 2012 at the IFAD webcasting site. IFAD asked the question, “How can we use impact evaluation to assure effective use of … 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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IFAD-IFPRI Event Discusses Climate Change Mitigation in Vietnam

On May 3, 2010, climate change experts working on the IFAD-IFPRI partnership gathered at the Institute for Agricultural Environment (IAE) in Hanoi to discuss the role of mitigation in Vietnamese agriculture. IFPRI’s Claudia Ringler led the event, which included presentations … Continue reading

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