1st International Conference on Rice for Food, Market and Development

With a vision to spur the development of a competitive, sustainable, and inclusive rice industry and rice business in Africa as a pathway to increased economic growth and food security in the continent, rice-Africa (A PPP, Not-For-Profit Initiative of Leap Domiciliares Limited) will host the 1st International Conference on Rice for Food, Market and Development >> Read more

Conference on Rethinking Development

The European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI) and the Development Studies Association (DSA) of the UK and Ireland are jointly hosting a conference on the topic of "Rethinking Development in an Age of Scarcity and Uncertainty: New Values, Voices and Alliances for Increased Resilience".  The conference will be held on September 19-22, 2011 >> Read more

2020 Conference – Tentative Program Released

The tentative program for the upcoming 2020 Conference: Leveraging Agriculture for Improving Nutrition and Health (February 10-12, 2011 in New Delhi, India) has been released.  The program features a lineup of speakers who will showcase cutting-edge research, on-the-ground initiatives, and strategies for better integrating agriculture, nutrition, and health. For more information, visit the 2020 conference >> Read more

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


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


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