Poverty

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Africa's Food Systems in 2030

February 2013

Paul Collier will talk about how to manage the difference between helpful and damaging commercialisation, and puts forth three arguments.

Emerging Land Issues in African Agriculture: Toward the identification of appropriate rural development strategies

January 2012

Thom Jayne, Professor of International Development from Michigan State University will answer the following questions: What are the trends in land access?

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.

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.

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.