Policy recommendations for the G20 ministers of agriculture

On June 15, 2011 in Washington D.C., Director General of IFPRI Shenggen Fan shared a set of policy recommendations for the G20 ministers of agriculture meeting that was held from June 22-23, calling them to focus on smallholder farmers to achieve food security and prevent food price volatility.

Agriculture and Global Food Security

Presentation by Shenggen Fan at USAID in Washington D.C. on June 6, 2011, looks at the New Role of Agriculture in responding to Global Food Security Challenges and Opportunities, in particular at smallholder lead growth, climate change adaptation and mitigation, conflict resilience and narrowing gender gaps.

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.