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Report and e-Discussion on: "Rising Global Interest in Farmland: Can it yield sustainable and equitable benefits?"

The World Bank has recently released a report and invites you to join an online discussion to present your views. The eDiscussion will take place from 13 September to 8 October and is jointly hosted by the Global Donor Platform for Rural Development and the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD). The aim is to gather inputs on recommendations for next steps from the perspective of three key stakeholder groups: civil society, public sector1 and private sector...

Event: Tomorrow’s Table: Organic Farming, Genetics and the Future of Food

On September 30, 2010, the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA) International Programs Office will host a seminar with Dr. Pamela Ronald, Professor of Plant Pathology at the University of California, Davis, and Dr. Raoul Adamchak, organic farmer. Click here for full event details.

Book Forum: The Case for Business in Developing Economies

On Tuesday, September 28, 2010, the Cato Institute will host a book forum/luncheon with Ann Bernstein, author of the recently released The Case for Business in Developing Economies.

Click here for full event details and registration information.

Study: "Food Aid and Food Assistance in Emergency and Transitional Contexts: A Review of Current Thinking"

Paul Harvey, Karen Proudlock, Edward Clay, Barry Riley and Susanne Jaspars, “Food aid and food assistance in emergency and transitional contexts - A review of current thinking” is available as: