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Download InfoBrief Issue 3 (PDF 790K) This third brief gives a snapshot of the sessions, discussions and other activities happening in the Africa Hall from Day 2.
“In the 1990s, there was a decline in trade and food production in Africa. There was also a substantial decline in investments in agricultural research. If we are able to increase investments in research, we will be able to increase … Continue reading
Download InfoBrief Issue 2 (PDF 805K) This second brief gives a snapshot of the sessions, discussions and other activities happening in the Africa Hall from Day 1.
Yesterday, AUC Commisisoner Rhoda Peace Tumusiime, opened the conference in the presence of more than 300 participants. IFPRI’s Kwadwo Asenso-Okyere welcomed participants on behalf of the organizers; his Director General Shenggen Fan stressed the importance of country-led development strategies. On … Continue reading
“I think the key challenge for Africa to increasing agricultural productivity is funded investments in agriculture.” Monty Jones from the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) emphasizes that the kind of productivity we are talking about should embrace everything … Continue reading
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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Monty Jones, Executive Director at the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), discusses the importance of increasing agricultural productivity.
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