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    Fiona BottiglieroKnowledge Management Specialist

    Policy Seminar: Integrating Research and Natural Resource Management for Sustainable Agriculture

    As the world becomes more aware of the growing threats to our natural resource base—climate change, population growth, urbanization, and much more—researchers need to think deeply about how the questions they ask and the tools they employ help address complex questions about sustainable agriculture practices and principles.

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    Jeroen DijkmanSenior Agricultural Research Officer

    How Strategic Are Your Partnerships?

    The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) elevated partnership to the level of a goal ( SDG 17 – Partnerships for the Goals ), indicating that the innovation required to shift agri-food systems to a new and sustainable level of prosperity cannot be tackled effectively by single stakeholder groups.

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    Preet LidderAgricultural Research Officer

    Agricultural Research for Rural Prosperity: Rethinking the Pathways

    The links between agricultural research and poverty reduction are complex and interdependent, and depending on context, there may be multiple, interacting pathways through which agricultural research could contribute to reductions in poverty and associated vulnerabilities.

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    James Stevenson Agricultural Research Officer

    Data on Adoption of Improved Varieties: Why Do We Need These Estimates?

    The breeding and dissemination of improved crop varieties has been a central feature of CGIAR research since the earliest days of the Green Revolution. In an era in which aid dollars invested in agricultural research are subject to ever-closer scrutiny regarding value for money, it is hard to think of more important ‘results’ on which CGIAR needs data than...

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    Leslie LipperExecutive Director

    Working Together to Realize Agriculture’s Potential in Achieving SDGs 1 and 2

    If you think seriously about what it will take to achieve SDGs 1 and 2, you quickly realize that it needs an immense, focused and coordinated effort on the part of many people and organizations over the next decade. You will also see that agriculture – and the way we manage it – plays a key role.

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