Increasing Agricultural Productivity and Enhancing Food Security in Africa

New Challenges and Opportunities

Organized by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), in conjunction with the African Union Commission and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

Conference Subthemes

  • Science, technology, and innovation in agriculture
  • Rural service provision and access to factors and inputs for production
  • Food reserves, markets, trade, and regional integration
  • Investments, institutions, and policies for supporting agriculture
  • Agriculture, nutrition, and health linkages
  • Agriculture and climate change mitigation and adaptation
  • Capacity development for agriculture through education and training
  • Role of agriculture and the rural nonfarm sector in economic growth and national poverty reduction
  • Regional value chains development as a pathway for increased agricultural productivity

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