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    Fiona BottiglieroKnowledge Management Specialist

    Staple Crop Yields Alone Will Not Solve Poverty

    In this interview, Prabhu Pingali , ISPC Member and Professor, Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, USA explains why moving away from ‘staple crop fundamentalism’ to a more diversified food system is crucial as we look at shift towards nutrition security.

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    Fiona BottiglieroKnowledge Management Specialist

    From Food Security to Nutrition Security

    In this interview, Patrick Webb , ISPC Member and Professor of Nutrition, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, USA, explains how the CGIAR should respond to a world where diets are rapidly changing, particularly in developing countries.

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    Fiona BottiglieroKnowledge Management Specialist

    What's so special about Science Forum 2018?

    In this video, Maggie Gill (ISPC Chair), Jennifer Thomson (ISPC & SF18 Steering Committee Chair) and Holger Meinke (ISPC & SF18 Steering Committee Member) talk about why Science Forum 2018 is special, what the CGIAR will gain and how they hope the Forum will provide a challenging environment that will stimulate discussion and get people to think beyond their comfort zone.

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    Fiona BottiglieroKnowledge Management Specialist

    Opportunities and Challenges for the CGIAR in a Changing World

    In this video, ISPC members reflect on the increasingly complex set of challenges that the developing world is facing for its food, nutrition and environmental sustainability, and some of the implications of this shifting context for the CGIAR.

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    Fiona BottiglieroKnowledge Management Specialist

    University to host strategic foresight workshop

    The University of Aberdeen will play host to more than 30 experts this week as they consider how to address threats to, and opportunities for global agriculture. The experts will discuss how agricultural research and policy can re-orient itself to address the increasingly complex challenges that the developing world is facing today for its food, nutrition and environmental sustainability.

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