Poverty

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Why Has Africa Been Slow in Developing its Agriculture?

April 2011

This talk will focus on the investment and policy strategies needed for a dynamic agricultural sector, and how conditions in Africa differ from those in Asia.

Assisting the Escape from Persistent Ultra-Poverty in Rural Africa

April 2011

Christopher Barrett reviews the evidence on persistent poverty with a focus on rural Africa.

African Agricultural R&D and Productivity Growth in a Global Setting

October 2011

Trends in productivity and investments in technology. Survey of constraints to productivity, incentives and investment, and opportunities to raise productivity.