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Feeding the world: Is it sustainable?

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“Due to unforeseen circumstances, IFPRI will postpone the launch of the 2016 Global Food Policy Report to June 14. We thank you for your interest and will inform you of the details in due course.”

Launch of IFPRI’s 2016 Global Food Policy Report

2016 Global Food Policy Report reviews major trends, events, and changes affecting food security and nutrition in 2015 and beyond. The year 2015 was a watershed moment for the international development community. The endpoint of the Millennium Development Goals highlighted the striking advances made since 1990: extreme poverty, child mortality, and hunger all fell by around half. However, enormous challenges remain.

The report explores how we can develop an inclusive, climate-smart, health-driven, and business-friendly food system that can enhance the well-being of people and the planet. The report’s some key findings:

  • By reducing food loss and waste, we can improve food availability and food access without increasing agricultural inputs, using scarce natural resources, or improving technologies to increase production.
  • Sustainably managing water for agriculture can bring enormous health and nutrition benefits.
  • Land and soil management are critical to food security, sustainable agricultural production, mitigation of the impacts of climate change, and other ecosystem services.
  • Developing countries can improve food security by switching to solar and hydro power, and energy-saving cook stoves.
  • Smallholder farmers in developing countries have an essential role to play in achieving food security, as well as in mitigating and adapting to climate change.
  • Wealthier countries should reduce consumption of resource-intensive foods, particularly beef and other animal protein.

Participation in this event is free of charge. Registration from 10.30 – meeting from 11.00 to 12.30 – Light lunch from 12.30 onwards.

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Discussants &

Below is our list of speakers and discussants.


Speakers list
Shenggen Fan

Director General, IFPRI

H.E. Tadeous Tafirenyika Chifamba

Ambassador of the Republic of Zimbabwe

Jean-Pierre Halkin

Head of Unit, Rural Development, Food Security, Nutrition, European Commission

Nathalie Francken

Associate Research Fellow,CEPS and Post-doctoral Research Fellow, LICOS - KULeuven

Miet Martens

Professor,Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, KULeuven

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Feeding the world: Is it sustainable?

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CEPS Conference room
Place du Congrès 1 - 1000 Brussels
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Day 1 - Monday
Anne-Marie Boudou Anne-Marie Boudou
Anne-Marie Boudou
+32 (0)2 229 39 12
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Participation in this event is free of charge. Light lunch will be provided from 12.30 onwards.

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