Economics of Adaptation to Climate Change in Low-Income Countries

A conference on the Economics of Adaptation to Climate Change in Low-Income Countries will take place on May 18-19 in Washington, DC.  The conference will be hosted by George Washington University in partnership with the World Bank’s Development Research Group and UNDP’s Environment and Energy Group (Global Environmental Finance Team).  The conference will focus on autonomous adaptation, policy-making given “deep uncertainty,” >> Read more

2010 Ministerial Press-Briefing

Tomorrow, December 7, Prof. Sheikh Ahmad Abdullah, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, will give the 2010 Ministerial Press-Briefing.  The briefing will be held at 10:00 AM at the National Press Center, Radio House, Area 10, Garki, Abuja.

Call for Papers – MIEDC 2011

The Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will host the 8th Midwest International Economic Development Conference on April 15-16, 2011.  The keynote speaker will be Pranab Bardhan, professor of economics at the University of California, Berkeley, author of 12 books, more than 150 journal articles, and former editor of the >> Read more

Call for Papers – ASTI & FARA Conference

The ASTI initiative and the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) are currently calling for proposals for papers for their jointly-convened conference, “Agricultural R&D: Investing in Africa’s Future: Analyzing Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities,” to be held in Accra, Ghana on December 5-7, 2011.  The deadline for proposals is January 15, 2011. For more information, >> Read more

Call for Papers – 2011 DIME Workshop

The 2011 DIME Workshop, hosted by the Max Planck Institute of Economics, will be held in Jena, Germany on February 18-19, 2011.   Here is an excerpt form the workshop's website: "We aim to bring together contributions – theoretical and empirical, qualitative and quantitative, from any disciplinary background – that focus on the multifaceted interactions between >> Read more

Call for Papers – CSAE Conference 2011

The Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE) Conference 2011 on Economic Development in Africa will be held at St Catherine's College, Oxford, 20-22 March 2011. Papers addressing economic analysis of the broad issues relevant for economic development in Africa are invited. Papers on countries other than those in Africa are welcome, providing they >> Read more

Call for Papers – 21st Annual World Symposium

The International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA) has invited the submission of proposals for participation in the 21st Annual World Symposium to be held in Frankfurt, Germany, June 20-21, 2011. The 21st Annual World Forum will follow on June 22-23, 2011. The conference begins with the Symposium which utilizes paper presentations, discussion sessions and >> Read more

4th Annual International Symposium on Agriculture

The 4th Annual International Symposium on Agriculture, hosted by the Athens Institute for Education and Research, will be held on July 18-21, 2011 in Athens, Greece.  The aim of the conference is to bring together scholars and students of all disciplines related to agriculture. ATINER has also issued a call for papers for presentation at >> Read more

Conference: Farm Management Association of Nigeria

Venue: Adamawa State University, Mubi; Date: 11th to 14th October, 2010 Opening Ceremony: 12th Oct. 2010 at 10.00am Departure: 14th Oct. 2010

Announcement: Research Seminar

IFPRI-Abuja is pleased to inform you of the research seminar on NSSP pipeline titled:  Eliciting Nigerian Farmers’ Preferences on Timing for Cereals and Legume Seeds Delivery – An Empirical Estimation of Willingness to Pay (WTP) through Mixed Preference Model by: Dr. Hiroyuki Takeshima. Overview: The research seminar is a platform where preliminary findings from ongoing research >> Read more

Announcement: International Conference

Leveraging Agriculture for Improving Nutrition and Health The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) proposes to undertake a global policy consultation, under the auspices of its 2020 Vision Initiative, to explore linkages among agriculture, nutrition, and health to inform policies and strategies to better leverage agriculture in improving nutrition and health outcomes. Persistent hunger, malnutrition, and >> Read more

Announcement: Call for Papers

International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change (IHDP) is pleased to invite you to the Colorado Conference on Earth System Governance to be held 17-20 May 2011 on the campus of Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA. This conference is part of a global series organized by the Earth System Governance Project, >> Read more

ANNOUNCEMENT: CALL FOR PAPERS

Northeast Universities Development Consortium Conference 2010 is scheduled to hold at MIT, November 6th and 7th 2010. The call for papers and submission deadline is August 2, 2010. Go to this link for details: Deadline for Papers: August 2, 2010. The Northeast Universities Development Consortium (NEUDC) Conference is a major forum in development economics. NEUDC >> Read more

Announcement: 3rd International Rice Congress.

It is our privilege and pleasure to annonce the 3rd International Rice Congress (IRC) to be held 8 - 12 November 2010 at the Vietnam National Convention Centre, Hanoi, Vietnam. The event is hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), Vietnam, and jointly organized by the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and >> Read more

Announcement: NSSP Research Seminar

IFPRI-Abuja is pleased to invite you to a NSSP Research Seminar presentation on: An evaluation of the 2009 IFDC fertilizer voucher scheme program in Kano and Taraba States, Nigeria By Saweda Liverpool-Tasie (Presenter) Post Doctoral Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute & Afua Banful Date: Thursday, July 22 2010 Time: 2:00PM - 3:20PM Venue: IFDC”s >> Read more

Announcement: 24th Annual National Conference and Call for Papers

Farm Management Association of Nigeria (FAMAN) has scheduled to hold the 24th Annual National Conference from September 6-9, 2010, at the Lecture Theatre 1, Adamawa State University, Mubi Nigeria. Theme: Entrepreneurship Development and Nigerian Agricultural Transformation Process: Prospects and Challenges  Events: Monday September 6 – Arrival Tuesday September 7 – Opening Ceremony, Technical Session, Cocktail >> Read more

Announcement: CALL FOR PROPOSALS

The Carnegie-Rochester Conference on Public Policy is now soliciting papers for a conference on "Advances in Labor Market Dynamics." This Conference will be held in New York University on April 15-16, 2011. The papers and comments are slated for publication in a special issue of the Journal of Monetary Economics in January 2012. There have >> Read more

Announcement: NSSP Research Seminar Presentation

IFPRI-Abuja is pleased to invite you to a Nigeria Strategy Support Program ( NSSP) Research Seminar presentation on Nigerian farmers’ demand for small-scale private irrigation - knowledge gaps and policy implications, by Hiroyuki Takeshima Thursday 17, June 2010 @ 2.00PM, at IFDC/IFPRI Office, No.6/ Plot 1413 Ogbagi Street, Off Oro-Ago Crescent, Cadastral Zone 11, Garki, Abuja, (Near >> Read more

Announcement: Training Workshop on Development of Organic Agriculture, Certification and Trade in Africa

IFPRI- Abuja is pleased to announce the Training Workshop on Development of Organic Agriculture, Certification and Trade in Africa. The event is open to all and scheduled to hold in Accra Ghana from June 1-4, 2010. For more information and completion of form for participation, visit the link: http://www.ip.wsu.edu/ird/workshop/Trade-in-Africa.shtml You may please submit application via >> Read more

Announcements: July 2010 Capacity BuildingWorkshops.

We are pleased to announce the workshop series scheduled to hold at University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON - July 2010. Results Based Management, Appreciative Inquiry and Open Space Technology - July 12-16, 2010.  This popular workshop introduces participants to Results-based Management, Appreciative Inquiry and Open Space Technology. For further details and registration, please go to: >> Read more