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7 October 2013 to 11 October 2013
in Rome (Italy)
Organised byFAO

This year there will be policy round tables on ‘Biofuels and food
security’ and ‘Investing in smallholder agriculture for food security
and nutrition’. As in previous years, there will be a discussion session
leading to the adoption of concrete policy recommendations on these two
important topics.

18 April 2016 to 20 April 2016
in Marrakech (Morocco)
Organised byICARDA, FAO, IFAD, CGIAR, Fondation OCP, Ministry of Agriculture and Fishery of Morocco

The conference will be held on the occasion of the 2016 International Year of Pulses to provide a platform to various stakeholders, including scientists, policy-makers, extension workers, traders and entrepreneurs, to d

From14 October 2014
in Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byHosted by Linda McAvan MEP, Chair of the Development Committee (UK, S&D) in cooperation with Concern Worldwide and Welthungerhilfe

The Global Hunger Index (GHI) is designed to measure and track hunger
globally and by region and country. Calculated each year over the past nine
years, it highlights successes and failures in hunger reduction, provides
insights into the drivers of hunger, and makes policy recommendations on how
to improve food and nutrition security.


·Wolfgang Jamann

Secretary General and Chairperson of Welthungerhilfe, President of

·Richard Mwape

District program coordinator, Concern worldwide Zambia

·Debjeet Sarangi

Director Living Farms, Welthungerhilfe India

·Jean-Pierre Halkin

Head of Unit Rural Development, Food Security, Nutrition, DG DevCo

The 2014 GHI shows that progress has been made in reducing the proportion of
hungry people in the world, however levels of hunger remain ‘alarming’ or
‘extremely alarming’ in many countries across the globe still.

This year the GHI focuses particularly on hidden hunger, where the lack of
vitamins and minerals causes serious, long term and irreversible health

16 November 2016 to 18 November 2016
in Baku (Azerbaijan)
Organised byAzerbaijan

Republican Environmental Exhibition. Baku, Azerbaijan. November 16-18.
Participants: Environment government agencies, business, NGOs, Academia. FLEG
II will present an exhibition stand.

From7 September 2016
in Krasnoyarsk (Russia)
Organised byFLEG II Program

FLEG round table “Improvement of governance and law enforcement in the
forest sector on the national and subnational levels” at Krasnoyarsk Forest
Industry Forum.

12 April 2016 to 14 April 2016
in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)
Organised byCGIAR Independent Science and Partnership Council (ISPC) and UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)

The ISPC Science Forum 2016 [1] will rethink the pathways for agricultural
research to stimulate inclusive development of rural economies in an era of
climate change. The Forum will marshal evidence and build on lessons learned
to date, to suggest an updated list of priority research areas and approaches
which involve more strategic and inclusive engagement with partners.


From17 June 2015
in Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byENSPOL Project (Intelligent Energy Europe)

The ENSPOL EU Observatory Workshop will be held on the 17th June
2015, during the EU Sustainable Energy Week (15th-19th of June 2015) in
Brussels, Belgium.

From25 October 2016
in 1049 Bruxelles (Belgium)
Organised byDG DEVCO Unit C2

This Infopoint Lunch-time conference [1] will provide fresh insight and
provide new data on the role that land and forests play in reaching 1.5°C.On
the eve of COP22 there are still major unanswered questions about the role
that land and forests play in emissions reductions commitments. How to ensure
the long-term global goal recognises the need to reduce emissions from land
use change or even increase the carbon sink (negative emissions) while
respecting social and environmental limits to land-based mitigation? How to
ensure that removals of CO2 do not dilute ambition to reduce fossil fuel


23 September 2013 to 25 September 2013
in Bonn (Germany)
Organised byISPC, BMZ

The Science Forum series is a flagship event that was initiated by the
Independent Science and Partnership Council (ISPC) in 2009 under its remit of
Mobilizing Science. It serves as a means to reach out to scientists and
scientific communities largely external to the CGIAR, but who have
potentially important contributions to make to the CGIAR research portfolio
and its system level objectives of improving food security, human nutrition
and health, alleviation of poverty and environmental sustainability.

18 March 2015 to 20 March 2015
in (Belgium)
Organised byCTA

From *March 18**th **to 20**th*, an E-debate on *“Island economies facing
Climate disasters: what options?”* will take place on Intra-ACP APP online
platform on Capacity4dev ( – E-meetings
section – to address this general concern of small islands. With
interventions from climate change experts such as *Dr Olu Ajayi* from CTA and
moderation from *Mr Samson VilvilFare*, the Intra-ACP APP coordinator, this
online discussion will contribute to generate sound options for better
responses to climate disasters in ACP countries and more particularly in
islands economies.