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“Looking Back to the Future”

IFPRI in collaboration with Ethiopia's Ministry of Health launched 2014's Global Nutrition Report in Addis Ababa on 24 February 2015 with a motto "Looking Back to the Future"

2014 Regional ReSAKSS Annual Conference

IFPRI organizes 2014 ReSAKSS Annual Conference in African Union Commission

IFPRI organizes the 2014 Regional Strategic Analysis and Knowledge Support System (ReSAKSS) Annual Conference is organized in partnership with the African Union Commission (AUC) and NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency. It will take place at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 8-10 October, 2014.

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xinhuanet News Agency highlites African’s Agriculture growth

  Godfrey Bahiigwa, head of IFPRI's Eastern and Southern Africa Office (ESAO), told Xinhua News Agency in an in-depth interview on a biannual African Union summit being held here under the theme of "Agriculture and Food Security." Click here to see the full interview.          

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2020 Conference officially underway

2020 Conference officially underway
The 2020 conference on Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security” officially kicked off in Addis Ababa yesterday morning with the first round of side events. The three-day event, which is being attended by more than 800 experts and practitioners from food, nutrition, health, agriculture, humanitarian, and related development sectors, aims to incorporate resilience into the post-2015 development agenda and improve policies, investments, and institutions to strengthen resilience so that food and nutrition security can be achieved for all. Read more


“The Reporter” (Ethiopia) highlights GFPR launch in Addis Ababa

IFPRI's Director General, Shenggen Fan says in the "The Reporter" that the 2013 GFPR provides policy options and is very much focused on nutrition.  This makes it much different from the previous two reports which were focused more on food prices based on the aftermath of the 2008/9 food crisis.   He also noted that EthiopiaRead more