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Janet Edeme – ISSD Africa
October 1, 2014 / Workshop Publications
Speech given by Janet Edeme at the ISSD Africa launch, September 2014

Gerbrand Haverkamp speech – ISSD Africa
October 1, 2014 / Workshop Publications
Speech given by Gerbrand Haverkamp at ISSD Africa launch, September 2014

Johnson Irungu speech – ISSD Africa
October 1, 2014 / Workshop Publications
Speech given by Johnson Irungu on behalf of Sicily Kariuki at ISSD Africa launch, September 2014

ISSD Launch programme
October 1, 2014 / Workshop Publications
Programme for the launch of ISSD Africa, September 2014.

To improve access to seeds for African farmers, we need more than technical solutions
September 26, 2014 / Our blog
These include: Promoting entrepreneurship: ISSD Africa sees a challenge in promoting entrepreneurship in more than just the typical seed value chains, such as maize. Improving access: unless we improve access to those varieties developed in the public domain, they are

New special issue of ‘Development Policy Review’
New special issue of ‘Development Policy Review’
September 23, 2014 / Policy Processes
A new open access issue of the journal Development Policy Review: ‘The Political Economy of Agricultural Policy in Africa’, has been published. Agricultural development is often seen as a technical issue, but Future Agricultures work has highlighted the politics and

Development Policy Review: The Political Economy of Agricultural Policy in Africa
Development Policy Review: The Political Economy of Agricultural Policy in Africa
September 17, 2014 / Journal special issues
Development Policy Review, Volume 32, Issue s2September 2014 These articles are open access. Democratisation and the Political Incentives for Agricultural Policy in Africa Colin Poulton Beyond Technocratic Debates: The Significance and Transience of Political Incentives in the Malawi Farm Input

16 September 2014: China and Brazil in African Agriculture – news roundup
September 16, 2014 / Our blog
‘Brazil risks its image in Africa with neo-colonial practices’ This article looks at how Brazilian multinationals have become the main actors within Brazil-Africa relations. It argues that despite Brazilian government narratives of justice and equality, Brazil’s multinationals are now driving