An event in the UK Houses of Parliament on ‘The future of African Agriculture and CAADP’ will be held on 15 July. Colin Poulton, convenor of the Policy Processes theme of Future Agricultures, will be discussing new research on the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme. The panel includes two of the researchers and co-authors of ‘African Agriculture: Drivers for Success for CAADP implementation’, a recent report commissioned by the African Union.
Hosted by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Agriculture & Food for Development, the event brings together a panel of experts including Dr Yvonne Pinto (Director, Agricultural Learning and Impacts Network (ALINe)), Colin Poulton (SOAS Centre for Development, Environment and Policy), Richard Dewdney (Deputy Director for Africa Regional Department, DFID), Boaz Blackie Keizire (Department of Rural Economy and Agriculture, African Union) and Professor Thomas Reardon (Michigan State University). The discussion will be chaired by Lord Cameron of Dillington.