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Global Food Policy and Food Security Symposium

Global Food Policy and Food Security Symposium

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Structural Change and the Future of Indian Agriculture

Hans Binswanger-Mkhize looks at past and likely future agricultural growth and rural poverty reduction in the context of the overall economy of India. Marianne Banziger offers her comments on Binswanger-Mkhize's paper and presentation. (May 10, 2012)

2hr 2mins

15 Aug 2012

Rank #1

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Climate Change and the Agricultural Adaption

David Lobell gives a lecture about the future of climate change and how the agricultural landscape will have to adapt to these changes. (December 8, 2011)

2hr 10mins

15 Aug 2012

Rank #2

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A Brighter Future Though Food Security

Leaders from the Center on Food Security and the Environment (FSE) discuss the center's global and multifaceted approach to addressing issues of global hunger, poverty, climate change and environmental degradation.

5mins

15 Aug 2012

Rank #3

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Managing Food Price Volatility: Approaches at the Global, National, and Household Levels

Peter Timmer gives a background of the price instability problem, general issues to be resolved surrounding price volatility and management, approaches at the local, national and global level to stabilize food prices. (May 26, 2011)

1hr 57mins

8 Jul 2011

Rank #4

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Improving Food Security in the 21st Century: What are the Roles for Foundations and Firms

Jeff Raikes and Gregory Page speak on the world's agriculture and food security problems and provide important perspectives on the role of their foundations and companies in assisting farmers and reducing hunger. (February 10, 2011)

1hr 57mins

8 Jul 2011

Rank #5

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China and Africa: Are there Lessons for Development?

Stanford agricultural economics expert Scott Rozelle examines the record of the development of China's food economy and identifies the policies that helped generate the growth and transformation of agriculture. Alain de Janvry provides commentary. (4/17/13)

22 Aug 2013

Rank #6

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Africa's food systems in 2030

Harvard economics Professor Paul Collier talks about how to manage the difference between helpful and damaging commercialisation. Independent scholar Derek Byerlee discusses a number of different models of inclusive agribusiness growth. (2/5/13)

22 Aug 2013

Rank #7

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Water and agriculture in a changing Africa: What might be done?

Water expert John Briscoe discusses effective water management as a key element of agricultural innovation and growth in sub-Saharan Africa. Stanford research fellow Jennifer Burney provides commentary. (5/23/13)

2hr

22 Aug 2013

Rank #8

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Food security is a global challenge

Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan delivers a keynote address on food security and climate change at FSI's global underdevelopment conference on November 10, 2011.

22 Aug 2013

Rank #9

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How Can Trade Improve Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa?

Economics Professor Kym Anderson discusses ways to improve economic welfare and reduce poverty and food insecurity in sub-Saharan Africa through trade. Commentary by Johan Swinnen.

22 Aug 2013

Rank #10