February 23, 2017
Research /
Posted by NCID

Non-Resident Fellow of the NCID, Rabah Arezki, Chief of the Commodities Unit in the International Monetary Fund's Research department, has written an article on the iMFdirect blog, the IMF's global economy forum. This blog post explores the state of global food markets and issues of food security. It argues that important inefficiencies impede the well functioning of global food markets and threaten the food security of low income countries that are increasingly dependent of food imports.

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February 21, 2017
News /
Posted by NCID

The 2016 Global Go To Think Tank Report of the University of Pennsylvania has ranked the Navarra Center for International Development (NCID) as one of the best think tanks in the world for the second consecutive year.

The ranking, which has been put together by the Think Tanks and Civil Society Program (TTCSP) of the Lauder Institute, places the center in the 58th position out of the 90 included in the prestigious list of university-affiliated think tanks. The NCID, part of the Institut...

February 21, 2017
Activities /
Posted by NCID

On February 7th, the Navarra Center for International Development organized the Workshop “Climate Risk and Agricultural Insurance in Bolivia” in La Paz, Bolivia. The event was funded by 3ie under the Grant “Understanding Agricultural Insurance in Bolivia”, that was recently awarded to NCID under the Thematic Window on Agricultural Insurance.

Twenty-three persons were present, which included local researchers, NGOs that work with smallholder farmers, representative of the Inter-American Development Bank, the Swiss Cooperation in ...

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