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IPC-IG, IFAD and Ipea Launch the “Atlas of Extreme Poverty in the North and Northeast of Brazil

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Brasilia – The International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG) of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), in partnership with the Brazilian Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA), recently launched the “Atlas of Extreme Poverty in the North and Northeast regions of Brazil in 2010.” The Atlas […]

Policy in Focus Analyses Human Development without Deforestation

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The IPC-IG and UNDP Brazil launch a new Policy in Focus on ‘Development without Deforestation’ Brasilia, August 18 2014 – This latest issue of Policy in Focus, ‘Development without Deforestation’ aims at contributing to the growing literature dedicated to promoting human development while simultaneously preserving forests of the Global South. Achieving human development without deforestation is undeniably crucial to […]

Purchase from Africans for Africa and Institutional Markets Knowledge Sharing Seminar

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Brasilia, 10 June 2014: On June 02 2014, top officials gathered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to review the achievements of the Purchase from Africans for Africa programme (PAA Africa) at the Purchase from Africans for Africa and Institutional Markets Knowledge Sharing Seminar. PAA Africa is a joint initiative to promote food and nutrition security and […]

Insight: “Emerging Perspectives in the Era of the Post – Millennium Development Goals”.

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15 May 2014, Brasilia: The Institute for Human Development (IHD) and Wada Na Todo Abhiyan (a coalition of over 4,000 civil society organizations in India), jointly initiated an international symposium on “Human Development in the Global South: Emerging Perspectives in the Era of the Post – Millennium Development Goals“. Held between the 28th-29th of April 2014 in […]

Brazilian Government, RIO+ Centre and civil society initiate Dialogue on the Post-2015 agenda

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Brazil’s Secretariat-General of the Presidency and the World Centre for Sustainable Development (RIO+ Centre) met last Tuesday (11/2) with the representatives of the civil society, Brazilian government and United Nations to promote and discuss Brazil’s inputs to the post-2015 sustainable development agenda. In total 83 participants gathered at the headquarters of RIO+ in Rio de Janeiro […]

IPC-IG Collaborates with ‘From Protection to Production’ (PtoP)

From Protection to Production

IPC-IG is collaborating with From Protection to Production (PtoP), a multi-country project performed in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), UNICEF (Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office) as well as the governments of seven Sub-Saharan countries. The project is dedicated to “Determining the productive impacts of cash transfers in sub-Saharan Africa”. In our Poverty […]

IPC-IG and WFP launch the study: Structured Demand and Smallholder farmers in Brazil: the case of PAA and PNAE

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The study “Structured Demand and Smallholder farmers in Brazil: the case of PAA and PNAE” was launched today, on World Food Day, and brought new data about the link between the Food Acquisition Program (PAA) and the National School Feeding Programme (PNAE). The breakfast followed by panels present study had the presence of representatives from […]

UN study evaluates the impact of social programs on family farms

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Brasília, October 16, 2013 – To celebrate World Food Day, the Centre of Excellence Against Hunger World Food Programme and the International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth of the United Nations Development Programme (IPC-IG/UNDP) launch the Technical Paper “Structured Demand and Smallholder farmers in Brazil: the case of PAA and PNAE”. The study brings findings on […]

International Day of Rural Women: despite their prominence in agriculture, women still face discrimination

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“Empowering rural women is crucial for ending hunger and poverty. By denying women rights and opportunities, we deny their children and societies a better future. This is why the United Nations recently launched a programme to empower rural women and enhance food security.” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Message for the International Day of Rural Women Brasília, […]

Horizontal cooperation between Brazil and Africa helps promote food security

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IPC-IG Celebrates UN’s South-South Cooperation with Seminar about PAA Africa Food Purchase Programme To celebrate the UN’s South-South Cooperation Day 2013, IPC-IG promoted a joint Seminar with the Brazilian Institute for Applied Economic Research (Ipea) about the PAA Africa Programme– the Food Purchase Programme “from Africans for Africa”. The Seminar entitled “Local food purchases for […]

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