Workshop: Technological Innovations and Agricultural Micro-insurance Logistics
Date: October 13th and 14th, 2016
Venue: Washington, DC - IFPRI Headquarters


Workshop Venue


The event will be held at:

International Food Policy Research Institute
2033  K Street NW
Washington, DC 20006
4th Floor conference space

The offices of IFPRI are located 0.7 kms away from the White House, with the metro stops of Foggy Bottom and Farragut West (Silver, Blue and Orange lines), Dupont Circle (Red Line) and Farragut North (Red Line), at 0.5 km each.



Surrounding airports

Getting Around the City

Washington is a very walkable city. Other options include the very safe and clean Metro rail and bus system (trip planner function at www.wmata.com ). Depending on where you are going, the circulator bus is another option, and it’s fare is always $1 (www.dccirculator.com).

D.C. taxis are also an inexpensive option.




The recommended hotel accommodation for the workshop is The Concordia. The hotel is a 5-minute walk from the workshop venue and 10-minute walk from the closest Metro Station. The address is:

The Concordia
1250 New Hampshire Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20036



(Photos Courtesy of The Concordia)


Other hotels within walking distances from the IFPRI offices:

St. Gregory Hotel: 2033 M St NW Washington, DC 20036.

Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle Hotel: 1143 New Hampshire Avenue NW Washington, DC 20037.

Courtyard Washington, DC/Foggy Bottom 515 20th Street NW, Washington, DC 20006.

Hotel Lombardy 2019 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20006. 



Offsite Dinner - SOI 38

Thursday, October 13th at 6:30PM

Soi 38
2101 L St NW,
Washington, DC 20037

Inspired by the underground eateries around Bangkok’s night markets, Soi 38 features creative Thai street foods, hearty Thai favorites and a bar program featuring draft and bottled cocktails to DC’s West End neighborhood.​ Soi 38 is only a 2-minute walk from IFPRI and 5-mintue walk from The Concordia.


(Photos Courtesy of Soi 38)


See the menu HERE  and RSVP HERE



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