The Malabo Declaration, supported by the Panel, was adopted by fifty-four African governments in 2014. It commits signatory countries to halve the number of people in poverty by 2025 through inclusive agricultural growth that creates job opportunities for young people and women.
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.
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.
13 researchers coming from 8 African countries attended a training session from July 27 to 31, 2015 at IFPRI Dakar. This training, initiated by AGRODEP, focused on: "applied non parametric economy" and was provided by Mr. Christopher F. Parmeter from Miami University.
Rebloged from Here By Katrin Glatzel When I was in Senegal a couple of weeks ago to visit the International Food Policy Research Institute(IFPRI) in Dakar, I was not only stunned by the warmth and hospitality of the Senegalese people, but equally astounded by the huge untapped agricultural potential. As you reach the outskirts of DakarRead more
Africa’s damaged soils are a major obstacle to reaching food security and development goals in the region, says Montpellier Panel report featured at the launch on soils report in Africa the past june 10, 2015.
Strong mobilization at the last IFPRI WCAO high-level policy conference in Dakar More than sixty participants responded to the invitation of IFPRI and IPAR at the third edition of RSD meetings on January 21st, 2013 on the theme of "World Food Demand and its Technological Implications."This high-level meeting focused on the issue of major trendsRead more
Three CGIAR Centers based in Africa: the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Africa Rice Center, and the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas with the help of IITA have joined forces to co-implement the SARD-SC Project. The International Food Policy Research Institute another CGIAR Center, will also be supporting the projectRead more