The 6th Annual Conference of Food and Nutrition Society of Ethiopia (FoNSE) was held from 26 - 27 August 2016 in Addis Ababa under the theme “Nutrition: the Foundation for Sustainable Development”. The two-day event was opened by keynote speaker Mr. Hussein Faris from Ethiopia Public Health Institute (EPHI). In his opening remarks Mr. HusseinRead more
A five day (June 20 – 24, 2016) Agriculture, Nutrition and Health (ANH) Academy Week organized by Leverhulme Centre for Integrative Research on Agriculture and Health (LCIRAH), the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) – Led by International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the Innovative Metrics and Methods for AgricultureRead more
On March 9-10, 2016, the first in a series of Feed the Future – Innovation Lab for Small Scale Irrigation (ILSSI) workshops to strengthen capacity on gender and water was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, convened by the International Food Policy Research Institute, the International Water Management Institute, and the Ethiopian Ministry of Agriculture andRead more
On February 2-3, 2016, Food Systems for Healthier Diets A4NH Phase II Proposal Planning meeting was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The meeting insights on the direction of the 'Food Systems for Healthier Diets' (FSHD) research program in Ethiopia based on a consultation with Ethiopian partners and the CGIAR Ethiopia site integration team with interactiveRead more
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"
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 African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) have partnered to bring leading economists, policymakers, and business leaders to Nairobi to discuss the latest thinking on The Quest for Economic Transformation in Africa from December 5–6, 2013, at the Serena Hotel. The Department for International Development (DFID) and theRead more