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Stories of Change in Nutrition Expands Focus to Vietnam

Vietnam, with its rapidly changing population, markets, incomes, education, and more, offers a host of learning opportunities for those studying development in nutrition and other areas, there and elsewhere around the world. After several years of growing political commitment, with more and more pledges and declarations and an increasing focus on data and on evidence, read more

IFPRI 2017年10月~12月出版物

The cocoa coast: The board-managed cocoa sector in Ghana: Synopsis DSGD & PIM Synopsis [PR] Kolavalli, Shashidhara; and Vigneri, Marcella Estimating input complementarities with unobserved heterogeneity: Evidence from Ethiopia DSGD & PIM [PR] Journal of Agricultural Economics. Article in Press. First published online on September 21, 2017 Abay, Kibrom A.; Berhane, Guush; Taffesse, Alemayehu Seyoum; read more

Vietnam-Based Project to Design Key Maps and Tools for Managing Climate-Sensitive Diseases

On December 22, 2017, animal and human health experts gathered in Hanoi, Vietnam, to discuss ways of disseminating the findings and recommendations of a ‘Surveillance and early-warning systems for climate-sensitive diseases in Vietnam and Laos’, or Pestforecast project.

Collaboration Between Government and Researchers to Improve Food Safety in Cambodia

Expanding a ministerial-level food safety working group to influence food safety policy and enhancing collaboration between government and food safety researchers will help strengthen food safety in Cambodia.

Wageningen University & Research Announces Food Systems PhD Position

Wageningen University & Research (WUR) is hiring a sandwich-PhD researcher in the Environmental Policy Group to study effective policy strategies and instruments for transforming food systems towards healthier diets and work with A4NH's Food Systems for Healthier Diets flagship. The position will be based in Bangladesh.

2025协定埃塞俄比亚论坛:提高农业复原能力、加快发展进程

2017年12月15日,国际食物政策研究所(IFPRI)、2025协定(Compact2025)、埃塞俄比亚发展研究院(EDRI)和农村经济发展与粮食安全(RED&FS)部门工作组共同在埃塞俄比亚首都亚的斯亚贝巴举办了以“埃塞俄比亚农业的未来:提高农业复原能力以终结饥饿和营养不良”为主题的论坛。论坛上,RED&FS秘书长Dejene Abesha谈到,埃塞俄比亚在减少饥饿和营养不良方面取得了令人瞩目的进步,然而“解决食物安全和营养问题仍然是继续发展的关键”。 IFPRI埃塞俄比亚战略支持计划负责人Bart Minten 博士宣布会议开幕,讨论了埃塞俄比亚农业政策方面最新的研究成果。Abesha秘书长发表了开幕词,赞扬了IFPRI在埃塞俄比亚农业未来方面相关研究的及时性。IFPRI所长、2025协定领导理事会成员樊胜根博士补充道,埃塞俄比亚要实现“塞柯塔宣言”的目标,即到2030年之前消除儿童发育迟缓,农业将继续发挥关键作用。 中国经济研究中心创建人和第一任主任、前世界银行首席经济学家林毅夫教授发表主题演讲,阐述农业在经济转型中的作用。他认为,不论从人道主义角度出发,还是出于为工业化打下必要基础的考虑,农业现代化都是至关重要的。 IFPRI发展战略与治理部主任Paul Dorosh博发表了题为“埃塞俄比亚农业的未来:未来前景的全经济分析”的主题演讲。正在进行的研究表明,非农业投资是为穷人和非贫困人口增加福利的最佳机制。因此,到2040年农业项目在减少贫困方面仍然非常有效。 EDRI执行主任Ato Mekonnen Manyazewal阁下回顾了主题演讲中提到的投资重点,呼吁“经济增长和发展是为了民众,所以我们应当做出改善福利的决策。”埃塞俄比亚发展战略的核心是通过农业转型实现更大程度的经济转型,这将在未来几年中继续发挥关键作用。 最后,樊胜根博士总结了会议的要点: 政府致力于消除饥饿和营养不良,而良好的治理和问责机制是关键。 知识、数据和能力也至关重要,埃塞俄比亚国家营养信息平台(NIPN)为这些方面的进步提供了巨大机会。 埃塞俄比亚积极参与相互学习,这有助于本国和其他国家缩短学习曲线——为此,2025协定计划在2018年底开展的活动将促进相互学习的进程并加速进步。 通过将努力消除饥饿和营养不良置于第一位,埃塞俄比亚和其它非洲国家可以实现更多可持续发展目标。 原文: https://www.compact2025.org/2017/12/21/resilient-agriculture-to-accelerate-progress-compact2025-forum-in-ethiopia/