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IFPRI 2020 Conference on Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security

15 – 17th May 2014

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Farming First is partnering with the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) on their upcoming international conference “Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security” which will be held on 15-17th May 2014, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The conference is the centerpiece of a two-year global consultative process that will evaluate emerging shocks that pose significant threats to food and nutrition security; determine key approaches and tools for building resilience to shocks of varying levels and set priorities for action by different actors and in different regions.

For more information on the event, visit the conference website.

#2020Resilience Twitter Chat Summary

To warm up for the global conference “Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security” taking place in Ethiopia in a few weeks time, Farming First and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) held a lively and informative Twitter Chat on the topic of “resilience”.

Our expert panelists from IFPRI and Farming First supporter organisations Fintrac and Farm Africaopened the debate by sharing their views on what resilience has to do with agricultural development.

Read the summary of the Twitter Chat here

New Photo-infographic Series “Resilience in Action” Launches

Agricultural resilience is about equipping farmers to absorb and recover from shocks and stresses to their agricultural production and livelihoods. Some shocks are short-term, others long-term.  Some come suddenly while others are predictable.  And some are more severe while others slowly erode farmers’ ability to farm.

The photo-infographic series below has been produced by Farming First in partnership with the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and aims to showcase solutions for building resilience with the end goal of sufficient, nutritious and diverse food being accessible now and into the future. Explore the full series by clicking the image below.

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