Welcoming Secretary Clinton to IFPRI

On August 11th 2011, Hillary Rodham Clinton, U. S. Secretary of State, visited IFPRI and delivered an address on the food security crisis in the Horn of Africa. In her inspiring address she emphasized the urgent needs of those affected by the current famine and the need for longer term interventions that rely on the research and analysis provided by organizations like ours to ensure food security in the region.

Leveraging Smallholder Agriculture for Development

Dr. Shenggen Fan discusses 7 priorities to leverage smallholder agriculture for development in a panel on Leveraging Investments in Food Security for Broader Development Impact at the Symposium on Global Agriculture and Food Security organized by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs in Washington D.C. on May 24, 2011.

Economic Transformation in Ghana

Closing speech by Shenggen Fan at the IFPRI-University of Ghana conference, "Understanding Economic Transformation in Sub‐Saharan Africa", held May 10-12 in Accra. After years of stagnation, many countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) have recently undergone important development and transformation in terms of economic growth, sectoral, and spatial trends. Moving forward, strong policy support alongside well-targeted >> Read more

Global Food Security Challenges and Opportunities

During the 2011 University of Nebraska-Lincoln Research Fair, Dr. Shenggen Fan delivered the plenary address “Global food security challenges and opportunities” at the Food, Water and Energy Resources Policy Symposium on April 13, 2011. Global Food Security Challenges and Opportunities View more presentations from Shenggen Fan

Welcome Remarks at the 2020 International Conference on Leveraging Agriculture for Improving Nutrition and Health

Dr. Shenggen Fan gave welcome remarks to kickoff the 2020 International Conference on Leveraging Agriculture for Improving Nutrition and Health held on February 10-12, 2011, in New Delhi, India. The conference was inaugurated by the Indian Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh. More than 1,000 participants attended, representing a wide range of actors including governments, NGOs, >> Read more

Address to Bangladesh Food Security Investment Forum

Bangladesh has undergone remarkable economic transformation and development during the past 50 years through the implementation of a range of reforms, technological innovations, and strategic policies.