Agricultural Development Economics

News and events

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US Launch of SOFA 2012: Investing in agriculture for a better future

IFPRI, Washington DC ( 22 January 2013 )

US Launch of The State of Food and Agriculture 2012, hosted by The International Food Policy Research Institute, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, and the Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa


Investing in agriculture for a better future: Council side event

Red Room ( 7 December 2012 )

The State of Food and Agriculture 2012: Investing in agriculture for a better future will be presented at a Council side event on 9:30-11:00. Jomo Sundaram will present the main findings of the report and a round-table discussion will follow. Panelists include Her Excellency, Ambassador Mary Mubi of Zimbabwe; Dame Barbara [...]


Stakeholders workshop on the development of the crop forecasting system in Armenia

Yerevan, Armenia ( 30 November 2012 )

The workshop provided an opportunity to present and discuss the improved crop forecasting system of Armenia to stakeholders, its potential to support decision-making processes and the country’s plans for its further development.


Prelaunch preview: Global Food Security special issue on famine in Somalia

This special issue of Global Food Security analyses the background and multiple causes of the Somalian famine, the early warning and declaration, and the major constraints to access. Then it analyses the response, and notes major lessons learned for future prevention, mitigation and response to famine.


Committee on World Food Security - 39

FAO Headquarters, Rome ( 15 Oct 2012 - 20 Oct 2012 )

The CFS multi-stakeholder platform enables all viewpoints to be considered when deciding on concrete actions to address issues affecting food security and nutrition such as the economic crisis and the rising demand for food.


Global Forum discussion