June 13, 2012 / Democratisation and the Political Economy Full title: The Political Economy of Agricultural Policy Processes in Malawi: A Case Study of the Fertilizer Subsidy Programme FAC Working Paper 39by Blessings Chinsinga This paper examines the political economy of the agricultural policy processes in Malawi through the
May 25, 2012 / Co-operation in the Global South Below is a selection of slide presentations from the international seminar on South-South cooperation held in Brasilia on 17 May 2012. The full programme and descriptions of each panel session are also available. The presentations are embedded below. To view
May 24, 2012 / Co-operation in the Global South Daniel Bradley, DFID’s Climate and Development Adviser in Brazil, has written a blog post on our recent seminar on South-South cooperation in Brasilia. "...So why was DFID supporting a workshop on the role of South-South cooperation? Isn’t South-South supposed to
May 24, 2012 / Co-operation in the Global South Following our workshop on the role of South-South cooperation in Brasilia, several participants (Lidia Cabral, Daniel Bradley and Iara Costa Leite) have blogged on the issues raised at the event. Some short extracts, with links to the full posts, are
May 16, 2012 / Developmental Regimes in Africa FAC Working Paper 38by David Booth and Frederick Golooba-Mutebi Agricultural development policies in sub-Saharan Africa continue to be weak, and the reasons are to be found in the incentives transmitted to policy makers by countries’ domestic political systems. The enfranchisement
May 14, 2012 / Co-operation in the Global South Brasilia, 11 May 2012 – The capital of Brazil will host a high-level event on agriculture and development: the International Seminar on The Role of South-South Cooperation in Agricultural Development in Africa. For the first time, the event will bring
April 27, 2012 / Young People Farming and Food Conference These notes seek to synthesise understandings merging from the FAC/ISSER international conference Young People, Farming and Food, held in Accra, 19-21 March 2012 (see: http://www.future-agricultures.org/events/young-people-farming-a-food).
April 20, 2012 / Co-operation in the Global South International Seminar: The role of South-South Cooperation in Agricultural Development in Africa - opportunities and challenges17 May 2012 Brasília, Brazil Full programme (PDF, 95kb) Speaker biographies (PDF, 135kb) 9:00 Opening Chair: Jorge Chediek, Interim Director, IPCIG, UNDP RC/RRSpeakers: Minister Marco