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  • Enabling the development and diffusion of sustainable technologies: The practical uses of intellectual property (IP)

    Type: 
    Webinar
    Date and time:
    Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - Wednesday, July 8, 2015 Europe/Copenhagen

    Speakers from the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the United Nations specialized agency for matters relating to intellectual property,  discuss the role of intellectual property as one of many factors enabling the development and diffusion of sustainable technologies.

  • CONSULAQUA Hamburg Beratungsgesellschaft mbH

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    Germany
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member
    Sector(s) of expertise:

    CONSULAQUA Hamburg is a 100% subsidiary of HAMBURG WASSER, Northern Germany's largest public water supply and wastewater disposal company, and provides advanced expertise and long term experience for all kinds of capacity development challenges, consultancy and engineering tasks in the water sector. The services of services CONSULAQUA Hamburg include assessment missions, capacity development initiatives (training, planning, engineering, etc.) and consulting services in the fields of operation and maintenance, water supply, wastewater management and water resources management.

  • 2014-2015 Global food policy report

    Type: 
    Publication
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    This 2014–2015 Global Food Policy Report is the fourth in an annual series that provides a comprehensive overview of major food policy developments and events. In this report, distinguished researchers, policymakers, and practitioners review what happened in food policy in 2014 at the global, regional, and national levels, and—supported by the latest knowledge and research—explain why. This year’s report is the first to also look forward a year, offering analysis of the potential opportunities and challenges that we will face in achieving food and nutrition security in 2015.

  • Food security in a world of natural resource scarcity: The role of agricultural technologies

    Type: 
    Publication
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    The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) business-asusual projections of agricultural supply and demand anticipate a rise in food prices of most cereals and meats, reversing long-established downward trends. Between 2005 and 2050, food prices for maize, rice, and wheat are projected to increase by 104, 79, and 88 percent, respectively, while those for beef, pork, and poultry will rise by 32, 70, and 77 percent, respectively.

  • How to build resilience to conflict: The role of food security

    Type: 
    Publication
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    This Food Policy Report explains why there is a need to place even higher priority on food security-related policies and programs in conflict-prone countries, and offers insights for policymakers regarding how to do so. To understand the relationship between conflict and food security, this report builds a new conceptual framework of food security and applies it to four case studies on Egypt, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen.

  • 2012 Global food policy report

    Type: 
    Publication
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    This 2012 Global Food Policy Report is the second in an annual series that provides an in-depth look at major food policy developments and events. Initiated in response to resurgent interest in food security, the series offers a yearly overview of the food policy developments that have contributed to or hindered progress in food and nutrition security. It reviews what happened in food policy and why, examines key challenges and opportunities, shares new evidence and knowledge, and highlights emerging issues.

  • IFPRI Annual Report 2009

    Type: 
    Publication
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    Recent years have been difficult for the world's poor and hungry. By 2009, the worst of the dramatic food price increases had passed, but the world was still reeling from the global economic downturn. As a result, economic activity has lagged, and industrial countries have largely failed to fulfill their commitments to fund efforts to reduce hunger and improve food security. The number of hungry people spiked to more than 1 billion in 2009; the Millennium Development Goal of halving the proportion of hungry people by 2015 looked farther away than ever.

  • Food policy in 2015-2016: Reshaping the global food system for sustainable development

    Type: 
    Publication
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    The year 2015 saw a new global commitment to sustainable development that will require a reshaping of the world’s food system. The well-being of people and the planet will depend on creation of a food system that is more efficient, inclusive, climate-smart, sustainable, nutrition- and health-driven, and business-friendly.