2009: World Food Security: Can Private Sector R&D Feed the Poor?, 27-28 October 2009

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It is easy to assume that the public sector dominates assistance to smallholders in the developing world, including in the provision of research and development. These pr [...]
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This talk reflects on the proceedings of the Crawford conference and provides a way forward in policy thinking. Effective food and agriculture policy decision-making requ [...]
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The United Nations World Food Program feeds on average about 90 million people per year, twothirds of them children. It has offices in 80 countries. Despite the scale of [...]
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The world’s population is estimated to peak at around nine billion in 2050, with almost half of the increase from 2009 (three billion) occurring in Asia. This will requ [...]
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Africa is short of food, due particularly to increasing population and under-investment in agriculture and agricultural research. For several reasons farm yields are abou [...]
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Poor farmers in developing countries need access to affordable high-quality seed of improved crop varieties to improve their incomes and reduce malnutrition. Vegetables a [...]
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The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) has a mandate to improve the livelihoods of the poor in the semiarid tropical (SAT) regions [...]
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Doubling food production by 2050 under conditions of climate change and depleted natural resources requires increased investment and creative approaches. The Water-Effici [...]
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