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Video – First Plenary: Rhoda Peace Tumusiime

Opening remarks at the first plenary by Chair, H.E. Rhoda Peace Tumusiime, Commissioner, Rural Economy and Agriculture, Africa Union Commission

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The critical bottleneck is infrastructure

In my opinion, “agricultural productivity in Africa can be substantially increased, and there are technical solutions for that.” Abebe Haile-Gabriel, Director of the Rural Economy and Agriculture Division at the African Union Commission sets the tone for this conference. He … Continue reading

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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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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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The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), in conjunction with the African Union Commission ,  United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, and the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa is organizing an international conference under the theme “Increasing Agricultural Productivity … Continue reading

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