What we collect

We only collect basic personal data about you which does not include any sensitive types of information. This does, however, include name, email, geographic location (country), organization, and position title.

Why we collect it

We need to know your basic personal data to provide you with the information that you have asked to receive. We will not collect any personal data from you that we do not need to provide and oversee this service to you.

How long we keep it

Your personal data will be kept with us until you unsubscribe from the list.

What we do with it

Your personal data will be used to provide you with information regarding agricultural research and policy in Africa, as well as the latest activities and developments of the AGRODEP Consortium.

All the personal data collected is processed by our staff in Washington DC.  For the purposes of IT hosting and maintenance, this information is located on servers provided by a third-party mailing list management service.  Some of the servers that host your personal data may be located in countries (including the United States) that do not provide a level of data protection equivalent to that of your home country. We will take appropriate steps to make sure that our service providers act in accordance with applicable law.

Your personal data is not shared with or sold to third parties. We would, however, like to use your name and email address to invite you to sign-up to receive information about other initiatives from IFPRI as well as AGRODEP Consortium partners.

What your rights are

You can unsubscribe from the  AGRODEP mailing lists at any time via the link that is included in every mailing. Once you unsubscribe, you will not receive any more mailings from this list.

If at any point you believe the data for you that we process is incorrect, contact  You can request to see this data and have it corrected or deleted.  If you wish to raise a complaint on how we have handled your personal data, also contact,  who will forward the complaint to our data protection officer to investigate. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the relevant supervisory authority in your home country.