Events preview: This week in development cooperation By Devex Editor 09 February 2016
A farmer prepares rice husks in Khulna, Bangladesh. A number of events focused on agriculture and food security will take place in the next few days. Photo by:
Mike Lusmore / WorldFish / CC BY-NC-ND
The Global Innovation Fund launches in the United Kingdom today while a number of events focused on agriculture and food security will take place in the next few days. Below are some of the most noteworthy events for the week starting Feb. 9:
Global Innovation Fund Launch Feb. 9 London, United Kingdom Harnessing the private sector for biodiversity conservation — Investing in conservation enterprise and designing business models for protected areas Feb. 9 Brussels, Belgium Exploring the Implications of the Emergence of the New Development Bank and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank for the International Financial Architecture Feb. 9 London, United Kingdom Penny-Wise, Pound-Foolish: How Does Autonomy for Field Agents Affect Development Project Outcomes? Feb. 9 Washington, D.C., United States Private Sector Approaches to Improving Youth Workforce Systems Feb. 9 Washington, D.C., United States How Not to Write the History of Refugees Feb. 10 London, United Kingdom Ideas and Action to Change the World Global Migration: From Crisis to Opportunity Feb. 10 London, United Kingdom Assessing the Impact of Agricultural Innovations: Lessons and Challenges from the CGIAR Feb. 10 Brighton, United Kingdom Strategies for Change in the Food System: News from the Frontline Feb. 11 London, United Kingdom The Young Professionals ValentiNEtworking Event Feb. 11 Washington, D.C., United States Does the Past Condemn Us? A Conversation on the Future of US Foreign Assistance Feb. 11 Washington, D.C., United States Agriculture & Food Systems, Climate Change and Nutrition in CIS Countries featuring the Global Nutrition Report 2015 Feb. 11 Moscow, Russia Seminar Large-scale Education Reform in General Equilibrium: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from India Feb. 11 Washington, D.C., United States Health Systems: What's Gender Got to Do with It? Feb. 15 Brighton, United Kingdom Macroeconomic Prospects for Low-Income Developing Countries Feb. 15 London, United Kingdom 7th International Conference on Integrated Natural Disaster Management Feb. 15-16 Tehran, Iran The 6th Global Meeting of the Farmers' Forum Feb. 15-16 Rome, Italy The Role of Agricultural Biotechnologies in Sustainable Food Systems and Nutrition Feb. 15-17 Rome, Italy The 2nd Inclusive Business Forum for Asia Feb. 15-19 Manila, Philippines ASEAN Conference on Biodiversity: Biodiversity for Sustainable Development Feb 15-19 Bangkok, Thailand Crowdsourcing Government Accountability: Experimental Evidence from Pakistan Feb. 16 Washington, D.C., United States SID-Washington Africa Workgroup Planning Meeting Feb. 16 Washington, D.C., United States Know of an upcoming event that might be of interest to the international development community? Leave a comment below or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org . Read more development aid news online, and subscribe to The Development Newswire to receive top international development headlines from the world’s leading donors, news sources and opinion leaders — emailed to you FREE every business day.