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Enhancing Resilience in the Horn of Africa: An Evidenced-Based Workshop on Strategies for Success

December 13 and 14, 2011

Washington, D.C.

USAID hosted a workshop on "Enhancing Resilience in the Horn of Africa: An Evidence-based Summit on Strategies for Success" on December 13 and 14, 2011. The workshop, facilitated by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and TOPS, brought together more than 180 from the donor, implementer and academic communities to promote the sharing of lessons and research on building resilience to adverse shocks.

  • Administrator Rajiv Shah addressed attendees the first day of the workshop. Watch his remarks here.  
  • Nancy Lindborg, USAID's Assistant Administrator for the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance, wrote about the workshop in USAID's Impactblog
  • Tom Murphy, Deputy Editor of PSI Healthy Lives, spoke with Lindborg at the event and wrote about it in his personal blog,

All material from the workshop, including videos and Power Points of the plenaries, are available on the Agrilinks website. Additional information can also be found on the IFPRI website.