Agricultural Investment, Gender and Land in Africa

An international conference

5-7 March 2014, Stellenbosch, South Africa

What are the implications of public and private agricultural investments for rural livelihoods, gender relations, and social difference?

This conference will bring together academia, government, private sector, civil society, rural organizations, and donor and development agencies to discuss what agriculture investments mean and how they can be made more responsible, inclusive and gender equitable.

Organising committee: Martha Osorio (FAO), Anna Rappazzo (FAO), Clara Park (FAO), Joan Kagwanja (UNECA), Emmanuel Sulle (PLAAS) and Ruth Hall (PLAAS).

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Reframing the ‘young people – agriculture nexus’
Reframing the ‘young people – agriculture nexus’
February 3, 2011 / Agricultural Investment, Gender and Land in Africa
Are young people’s life aspirations and the vision of a dynamic agricultural sector in conflict? Policy interest in the ‘young people – agriculture nexus’ in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), when it is evident, is framed by a combination of narratives relating