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

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