FAC Core Countries

The Consortium, in collaboration with partners, works on three country clusters:

Southern Africa: focusing on Malawi

Horn of Africa: focusing on Ethiopia

East Africa: focusing on Kenya

Country-level work will involve several stages and outputs, including:

  • Background work: completion and production of scoping papers
  • Constraints analysis: multi-site analysis to identify constraints limiting agricultural growth
  • Policy process analysis: exploring how agriculture policy is treated both locally and nationally
  • Scenarios workshops: collecting information & identifying different scenarios/trajectories of agricultural and livelihood change
  • Disaggregated assessment: highlighting potential impacts of different institutional reform and technological intervention options & the role of agriculture in economic growth and poverty reduction,
  • Identification of policy blockages and opportunities: identifying possibilities for change
  • Engagement with the policy process: facilitating change
  • Highlighting of emerging themes and issues: encouraging further investigation
 

Latest articles

Agricultural Development Issues in West Africa
Agricultural Development Issues in West Africa
October 1, 2008 / West Africa
TO BE CHANGED The overall context is the alarming decline in the growth of farm output in Kenya over the last fifteen or more years. From the late 1980s the growth of agricultural production has stagnated and fallen behind population

Agricultural Development Issues in Kenya
Agricultural Development Issues in Kenya
October 1, 2008 / Kenya
The overall context is the alarming decline in the growth of farm output in Kenya over the last fifteen or more years. From the late 1980s the growth of agricultural production has stagnated and fallen behind population growth. Production per

Stakeholder Consultation Workshops on the Agriculture Sector in Malawi
May 1, 2006 / Malawi
Three consultative workshops were organized between 7th March 2006 and 10th March 2006. The first consultative workshop was held on 7th March 2006 at Mount Soche Hotel in Blantyre with stakeholders in the tea sector and government officials. The second