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Conference Abstracts

Booklet of abstracts for the parallel paper sessions and parallel poster sessions is now available. Download full document

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Kwadwo Asenso-Okyere, Director, ESARO, IFPRI

Interview with Kwadwo Asenso-Okyere about the purpose of the conference.

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Concept Note

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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Conference Flyer

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Conference Logistics

Logistic information for the conference is available here

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Conference Program

The conference program is available here

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Guidelines for Presenters

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

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Shenggen Fan, Director General, IFPRI

Shenggen Fan, Director General of IFPRI, describes how innovation can drive efforts geared toward increasing agricultural productivity and enhancing food security.

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Josué Dioné, Director, FSSD, UNECA

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.

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Abebe Haile-Gebriel, Director, DREA, AUC

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.

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