Special Event

Follow-Up to the S4AC Write Shop

IFPRI and Science for Agriculture Consortium Leaders
Sep 30, 2016 - 06:30 pm to 08:00 pm EDT

Welcome and Introductions 

Transformative potential of big data and technology: Leveraging CGIAR data (Presentation)

Initial Observations and Synergies for Moving Forward (Presentation)

  • Yihenew Zewdie, consultant for scientific and technical partnerships in Africa, IFPRI.

Workstream 1: Research and Tools with Sub-Regional and National Partners (Presentation)

Workstream 2: Update from ASTI on recent work in Africa (Presentation)

  • Nienke Beintema, Agricultural Science and Technology Indicators (ASTI) program head, IFPRI.

Workstream 3: Technology assessments and platforms to build the business case for African agriculture (Presentation)

  • Yihenew Zewdie, consultant for scientific and technical partnerships in Africa, IFPRI.

Discussion: Building on what exists in support of the S4AC and its partner institutions

 

This meeting, sponsored by the Scientific and Technical Partnerships in Africa Program, allowed attendees to discuss alignment and opportunities with ongoing research activities to further support the implementation of the Science for Agriculture Consortium (S4AC) in delivery of the Science Agenda for Agriculture in Africa.