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  • 012/2014Video of Global Landscapes Forum Event on Gender and Climate Change

    Watch this discussion forum on "Gender and resilience across the landscape – from Latin America, Africa and Asia" which took place on December 6, 2014, the first day of the Global Landscapes Forum, in Lima, Peru, during COP20. Gender concerns are gaining increasing recognition in climate change negotiations. Although women are believed to be more […]

  • 012/2014Summary of the IFPRI-hosted side event at the COP in Lima available

    Wednesday, December 3, IFPRI hosted an official COP20 side event on "Increasing the Resilience of Farming Communities to Climate Change through Shared Learning and Adaptation Decision-Making with a Focus on Gender." The event was co-hosted with the Asociación para la Naturaleza y Desarrollo Sostenible (ANDES) and organized with the University of Missouri. Click here to read a […]

  • 011/2014IFPRI Side Event at COP 20 – Wednesday, 03 Dec 2014, 16:45–18:15 Sipan Room

    November 20, 2014 INCREASING the RESILIENCE of FARMING COMMUNITIES to CLIMATE CHANGE through Shared Learning and Adaptation Decision-Making with a Focus on Gender WHEN: Wednesday, 03 Dec 2014, 16:45–18:15 WHERE: Sipan Room, COP 20 Venue: Cuartel General del Ejército del Perú (CGEP) Av. Boulevar S/N, San Borja Lima 41 Surco, Lima, Peru IFPRI Side Event Flyer

  • 08/2013Focus on Climate in Africa: two upcoming conferences

    In October 2013, two back-to-back conferences will be held on climate change in Africa, the Africa Climate Conference 2013 and Third conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa. These conferences will provide a unique opportunity for scientists, policymakers and other stakeholders to strengthen the ability of African climate science to support regional climate resilience and […]

  • 08/2013Third annual project meeting, during Tropentag

    We will hold our third annual project meeting on September 16 in conjunction with the German Tropentag (Conference on Tropical and Subtropical Agricultural and Natural Resource Management), which takes place at Hohenheim University in Stuttgart-Hohenheim Sep 17-19.

  • 06/2013Gender and Climate at the 2013 AAEA

    The Joint Annual Meeting of the  Agricultural and Applied Economics Association  and the Canadian Agricultural Economics Society will take place in Washington DC this summer, August 4–6, 2013. Answering the call for abstracts on climate change, international development, land and water resources, among other relevant topics, our team members will be presenting research results

  • 03/2013Do land rights for women encourage conservation?

    Every year, the World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty  brings together representatives from governments, the development community, civil society, academia, and the private sector to discuss issues  of concern related to land and poverty. This year Neha Kumar and Agnes  Quisumbing link this critical issue to women and climate in their study entitled "Do […]

  • 01/2013Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Services for Farmers

    The workshop Scaling Up Climate Services for Farmers in Africa and South Asia was convened December 10-12, 2012 in Saly, Senegal by the CGIAR program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Climate Services Partnership (CSP). This event aimed to foster South-South learning and collaboration between sub-Saharan […]

  • 08/2012Second Annual Project Workshop

    The second annual workshop for the project "Enhancing Women’s Assets to Manage Risk under Climate Change: Potential for Group Based Approaches" was held in Nairobi, Kenya, September 14-15. Representatives from all four case study countries attended. Participants explored critical issues on climate change, gender and agriculture in Kenya through field trips and guest speakers, worked together to coordinate […]

  • 05/2011Project Inception Workshop

    The inception workshop for the "Enhancing Women’s Assets to Manage Risk under Climate Change: Potential for Group Based Approaches" project was held at the International Food Policy Research Institute on September 22-23 in Washington D.C.  Representatives from all four case study countries participated in this two-day workshop to discuss current and future project work.  A […]