1,000 Days Symposium

Making a difference in the first 1,000 days to improve the lives of children and women: Advancing nutrition through innovation and new delivery models

A one day GAIN Symposium

8:30 – 17:00, Thursday, 26 February 2015

The Prince Consort Room at the Honorable Artillery Company
Armoury House, City Rd, London, EC1Y 2QB, UK

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3rd Global Science Conference “Climate Smart Agriculture 2015”

3rd Global Science Conference “Climate Smart Agriculture 2015”

Mon, Mar 16 2015 to Wed, Mar 18 2015

The conference will help strengthen a scientific community on climate-smart agriculture (CSA), contribute to the development of a global research agenda, update knowledge on CSA, and provide recommendations for policymakers.

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AgroLAC 2025

AgroLAC 2025 Inaugural Partner & Project Conference, March 10 - 11

The AgroLAC 2025 platform’s steering committee and collaborative partners will gather to work on project development and for business networking.

The AgroLAC 2025 initiative was created to facilitate on-the-ground action towards the recommendations of the report, “The Next Global Breadbasket: How Latin America Can Feed the World.”  Breakout sessions at this event will seek to profile exciting and innovative opportunities from Collaborating Partners that reflect those recommendations, and identify potential partners for developing innovative solutions that AgroLAC 2025 can support.  The objective in each session is to identify pilot project opportunities that may be eligible for implementation support under the AgroLAC framework, in the categories of Agro/Environmental PlanningIncreased Productivity through Sustainable Intensification, and Trade and Access to Markets.

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A Role for National Food Reserve Agencies in Low and Middle Income Countries - 4 February

Seminar: A focus on market development role of national food reserve agencies in low and middle income countries.

Wednesday 4 February 2015, 13.15 - 14.15

Read Lecture Theatre, Sherfield Building, 5th Floor, Centre for Environmental Policy, Imperial College London

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Healthy Food for a Healthy World: Leveraging Agriculture and Food to Improve Global Nutrition Global Food Security Symposium 2015

Convened annually by The Chicago Council, the Global Food Security Symposium discusses the US Government's and international community’s progress on addressing global food and nutrition security.

The Global Food Security Symposium 2015 will address food systems for improved health. The Symposium will also be the platform for the release of a new Chicago Council study recommending ways the United States can leverage its research institutions, deploy development and trade tools, and engage with business to improve health and nutrition globally. This is an invitation-only event; invitations are forthcoming. For more information, please contact Tria Raimundo, assistant director, Global Agriculture & Food. 

Speakers to be announced. Keep an eye on Chicago Council's website for more information. 



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