April 23, 2018: Agricultural development: Smart investing for global food security
Brookings Institute hosts a panel of experts to discuss how best to address food insecurity and reduce extreme poverty in low-income countries through empowerment of rural farmers. Gilbert Houngbo, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), will discuss actions that IFAD can take to help reach the Sustainable Development Goals' target of doubling small-holder productivity. Other panelists will address the changes needed to institutions, markets, and other investments to transform the agrifood system in the developing world.
Location: Washington, DC, US