JANUARY 21, 2016 OUSMANE BADIANE This essay is part of a special edition being published in partnership with Foreign Affairs, titled “African Farmers in the Digital Age.” This anthology explores the future of African food systems and the role that digital solutions can play in overcoming the isolation of smallholder farmers and speeding up ruralRead more
From October 21 to 23, 2015, at the Adbou Diouf International Conference Center (CICAD) in Dakar, Republic of Senegal, the African Development Bank (AfDB) organized a High-level Conference on “transforming Africa’s agriculture.” This event was the first of its kind to gather researchers, Prime Ministers, Ministers of Agriculture, as well as Ministers of Economy, youngRead more
The 2015 Regional Strategic Analysis and Knowledge Support System (ReSAKSS) Annual Conference will take place at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, September 1-3, 2015.
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), West and Central Africa Office (WCAO) is seeking a bilingual receptionist/communications associate. The successful candidate will assist in a variety of communications related activities, including: meetings and seminars; knowledge management related activities such as social media, and serve as the first point of contact for IFPRI’s visitors and collaborators.Read more
From August 3 to 7, 2015, 13 researchers coming from Senegal, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Ethiopia attend a training session from August 3rd to 7th , 2015 at Hotel Savana, Dakar-Senegal.This training, initiated by AGRODEP is on: "productivity and efficiency analysis" and isprovided by Mr. Christopher F. Parmeter from Miami University.