September 23, 2010 / CAADP Amdissa Teshome, on behalf of Future Agricultures, was invited to this workshop by the NEPAD Planning and Coordination Secretariat (NPCS). This is the first time that FAC has been invited without us contacting the AU/NEPAD/CAADP so it is a progress
May 4, 2010 / Policy Dialogue John Omiti and consortium members participated in an international workshop onpromoting the development of farmer associations in Africa in order to improve delivery of farm inputs (e.g. seed, and fertilizer) and requisite services (extension and financial services) to farmers.
April 29, 2010 / Policy Dialogue The Kenya country team convened a farmers’ meeting to talk about the challenges facing agriculture with a view to include local farmer voices in two specific areas: Post-Salzburg ‘African Green Revolution’ strategic recommendations Input into GCARD for the future of
April 29, 2010 / Policy Dialogue The Ethiopian extension system has a long history relative to many African countries and has been delivered through a variety of approaches and models. Despite this history, the system is still in its infancy in terms of coverage, communication and
April 29, 2010 / Policy Dialogue In June 2009, John Thompson and David Hughes travelled to Ethiopia to attend the Seventh International Conference on the Ethiopian Economy organised by the Ethiopian Economic Association (EEA). FAC’s Samuel Gabreselassie and colleagues at the Ethiopian Economics Policy Research Institute
March 26, 2010 / CAADP Following the 3rd CAADP review and partnership platform meeting, March 2008, four engagement opportunities for Future Agricultures in the CAADP process were identified. Engagement Opportunity No. 1: Emphasis on farmer organizations is a potential area for Future Agricultures contribution to
March 23, 2010 / CAADP The Regional Strategic Analysis and Knowledge Support System (ReSAKSS) is an Africa-wide network established to provide readily available analysis, data, and tools of the highest quality. It promotes evidence-based decision-making, improves awareness of the role of agriculture for development in