Thursday, December 13, 2018
This seminar will present the findings of the paper "Can Information Influence the Social Insurance Participation Decision of China's Rural Migrants?". The paper uses a randomized information intervention to shed light on whether poor understanding of social...
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 to Friday, November 30, 2018
The annual Global South-South Development Expo (GSSD Expo), will take place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 28 to 30 November 2018. Organized by the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) in collaboration with United...
America, United States
Monday, November 26, 2018
Increased rural-urban linkages present both challenges and opportunities for urban and rural areas alike. Achieving food security and nutrition across the rural-urban continuum involves a series of complex and interlinked factors touching on issues such as...
Monday, November 05, 2018 to Wednesday, November 07, 2018
The Democratic Republic of Congo continues to face challenges of poverty, poor services and weak governance. This situation is compounded by almost two decades of conflict, which has profoundly affected the functioning of the state and state-society relations...
Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
In this seminar, we highlight a study which evaluated the short-term impacts of Heifer International’s livestock transfer and training program in Nepal over a 1.5 year period using a randomized control trial (RCT). The RCT assigned three variations of the...
America, United States
Monday, October 22, 2018 to Tuesday, October 23, 2018
The International Fund for Agricultural Development and Save the Children Italy are hosting an international conference entitled “Leaving no one behind – making the case for adolescent girls”, which will be held on Monday 22 and Tuesday 23 October 2018 at...
Monday, October 15, 2018
Reducing gender inequality is one of the great challenges of the 21st century. Nowhere are concerns greater than where the disadvantages of being a woman intersect with the disadvantages of living in rural areas of developing countries. In rural areas, access...
Europe, United Kingdom
Friday, October 12, 2018 to Sunday, October 14, 2018
O distrito de Laginha, município de Pancas, na região centro-oeste do Espírito Santo, será a sede da sexta edição do PomerBR, evento itinerante que acontece desde 2011 em vários estados brasileiros. O encontro acontece nos dias 12, 13 e 14 de outubro e terá...
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 to Friday, September 14, 2018
Fungi spoil foods, devastate crops, and food contamination by fungi poses a serious human health-risk, especially in vulnerable populations. Workshop participants should have research interests relevant to the topic of fungal threat to food security and its...
Tuesday, May 01, 2018
The International Development Research Centre (IDRC), partnering with CGIAR’s International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and with the collaboration of Global Affairs Canada, is hosting the Canadian launch of IFPRI’s 2018 Global Food Policy Report....