- agricultural development
- agricultural poductivity
- agricultural productivity
- climate change
- concept note
- Day 1
- Day 2
- Day 3
- Ethiopian Ministry of Agriculture
- Farm Radio International
- food policy
- food security
- InfoBrief Issue 1
- InfoBrief Issue 2
- opening ceremony
- participant interviews
- value chains
Monthly Archives: July 2011
Interview with Kwadwo Asenso-Okyere about the purpose of the conference.
Although many countries have made significant progress in the last decade, poverty and malnutrition continue to be major problems in Sub-Saharan Africa. Agricultural production increased to 12.3 percent of gross domestic product in 2009. Yet, 72.9 percent of the population … Continue reading
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Authors are allotted 10 minutes for their presentation. To the make best use of this time, please focus only on the key points from your paper, including research findings, outreach outcomes, and/or policy implications. The conference rooms are equipped with … Continue reading
Shenggen Fan, Director General of IFPRI, describes how innovation can drive efforts geared toward increasing agricultural productivity and enhancing food security.
Josué Dioné, Director at the Food Security and Sustainable Development Division at UN Economic Commission for Africa, discusses the value chain approach toward increasing agricultural productivity and enhancing food security.
Abebe Haile-Gebriel, Director of the Rural Economy and Agriculture and the African Union Commission (AUC), discusses the most important factors for achieving food security in Africa.
Monty Jones, Executive Director at the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), discusses the importance of increasing agricultural productivity.