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Setting Investment Priorities for Achieving Poverty Reduction and Food Security

Event Details
Date: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2012 - 9:30am to 10:30am
Location: 
Ronald Reagan Building 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW Room M17/18 (Public Information Center)

Ensuring access to nutritious and healthy food for everybody in the world will become increasingly challenging as resources have become more limited and competition for their use has grown. Public investment must increase to boost food production through innovations and more efficient use of natural resources. However, setting the right priorities is equally important given that returns to different types of investments vary greatly.

This presentation will review public investment in agriculture and its allocation during the past several decades, and present evidence on the returns to investments in terms of agricultural growth and poverty reduction.

For more information and to register, click here. A webinar option is also available.