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April 8 - 11, 2013Conference
Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty
Agenda and proceedings 
May 5-6, 2012

G20 Commodities
Los Cabos, Mexico

Agenda and presentations
April 23 - 26, 2012
Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty
Agenda and proceedings 
April 18 - 20, 2011Conference
Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty
Agenda and proceedings 
April 26 - 27, 2010

Annual Bank Conference on Land Policy and Administration

Agenda and proceedings
October 20, 2009

Climate volatility, agricultural variability, and poverty vulnerability

Agenda and presentations
March 9 -10, 2009Conference
Land Policies and Millenneum Development Goals
Agenda and proceedings 
Feb. 14 - 15, 2008
New Challenges for Land Policy and Administration
Agenda and proceedings 
Dec. 18 - 19, 2006
Structuring Regulatory Frameworks for Dynamic and Competitive South Eastern European Markets

Agenda and proceedings 

Nov. 2 - 3, 2006
World Bank Land Policies & Legal Empowerment of the Poor
Agenda and proceedings 
Jun. 9 - 10, 1999
Non-Farm Rural Development
Minutes of the workshop

ARD-DEC Seminar Series (2009-2012)
This seminar series—jointly sponsored by the Agriculture and Rural Development Department (ARD) and the Rural Development Team in the Development Research Group (DECRG) focussed on important policy questions where research can shed light on issues of wide interest and importance to the policy and practice of rural developmentand.

March 16, 2012, 12:30 - 2:00 PM, Preston Auditorium

Contemporary Food Policy Challenges
Per Pintstrup-Andersen, H. E. Babcock Professor of Food, Nutrition & Public Policy,
Cornell University

William Martin, Research Manager,DECAR
Julian Lampietti, Lead Program Coordinator, MNSAR


January 11, 2012, 12:30 - 2:00 PM, J1-050

An African Green Revolution: Finding Ways to Boost Productivity
Keijiro Otsuka, Lead Researcher, DECWD
Donald Larson, Senior Economist, DECAR

November 14, 2011, 12:30 - 2:00 PM, H (Black) Auditorium

Do as I Say, Not as I Do: Us Farm Policy and the WTO
Presenter: Joseph W. Glauber
Discussant: William Martin (DEC)

December 9, 2010, 12:00 - 2:00 PM, MC 13-121

Booklaunch: The Political Economy of Agricultural Price Distortions
Presenters: Kym Anderson and Johan Swinnen
Discussants: Klaus Deininger (DEC)

October 28, 2010, 12:30 - 2:30 PM, MC 13-121

The Global Supply and Demand for Agricultural Land in 2050: A Perfect Storm in the Making? 
Presenter: Thomas Hertel
 Harris Selod (DECAR) and Robert Townsend (ARD)

September 30, 2010, 12:30 - 2 PM, J 1-050

Responsible Investment in Large-scale Agriculture in Emerging Countries: The Brzailian Experience with Soybeans
Presenter: Peter Goldsmith

November 23, 2009, 12:30 - 2 PM, MC 4-800
Land Reform in Developing Countires: Property Rights and Property Wrongs
Presenter: Michael Lipton
Discussant: Stephen Mink and Klaus Deininger


November 5, 2009, 12 - 2 PM, J Building Auditorium

Distortions to Agricultural Inventives: A Global Perspective, 1955-2007
Presenter: Kym Anderson
Discussant: Anne O. Krueger and Martien Van Nieuwkoop

October 26, 2009,1 - 2:30 PM, MC 13-121

International Grain Reserves and Other Instruments to Address Volatility in Grain Markets
Presenter: Professor Brian Wright
Discussant: Miguel Robles

September 23, 2009, 3 - 5 PM, Eugene Black Auditorium

Changing Aid Architecture: Implications for International Agriculture R&D
Presenter: Prabhu Pingali

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