Events

eventscatdescipThe Future Agricultures Consortium participates in many conferences and workshops. We also watch for important agriculture policy “windows” and report them here.


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Storify: Green Economy in the South conference
July 14, 2014 / Green Economy in the South
Our conference Storify tells the story of the event through tweets, images and links to blogs and other relevant material. Browse the Storify below and follow the links to read more on the debates at Green Economy in the South.

Green Economy in the South: blog roundup
Green Economy in the South: blog roundup
July 11, 2014 / Green Economy in the South
The Green Economy in the South conference held in Tanzania this week highlighted Southern academic perspectives on the green economy – a debate often dominated by Northern voices. Participants and the organisers have blogged about their experiences at the event

Why the Green Economy matters for Africa
Why the Green Economy matters for Africa
July 4, 2014 / Green Economy in the South
On 8 July, the Green Economy in the South international conference begins in Tanzania. PLAAS/Future Agricultures researcher Emmanuel Sulle blogs on why critical perspectives on this issue and its impacts - from ecotourism and energy, to 'green grabbing' and displacement

Background – Agricultural Investment and the Land Rush
July 1, 2014 / Agricultural investment and the land rush
In August 2014, the Southern Africa event Making Agricultural Investment Work for Africa: A parliamentarian response to the land rush is the last in a series of events organised by the Pan African Parliament. African countries and institutions, such as

Green Economy in the South conference: background
Green Economy in the South conference: background
June 2, 2014 / Green Economy in the South
The growing idea and practice of the Green Economy is coinciding with financial instability and continued economic woe in the North, but generally happier circumstances in the Global South. Economies are growing and ‘green economic initiatives’ are part of these

Conference programme
March 28, 2014 / Agricultural Investment, Gender and Land in Africa
Programme of the Agricultural Investment, Gender & Land in Africa conference, March 2014.

Conference recommendations
March 28, 2014 / Agricultural Investment, Gender and Land in Africa
The Conference on Agricultural Investment, Gender & Land in Africa included four working groups who were given the task of producing recommendations for different ‘sectors’ of society. These recommendations suggest ways for different groups to address gender inequality in the

Storify: Agricultural Investment, Gender & Land
March 28, 2014 / Agricultural Investment, Gender and Land in Africa
This Storify brings together photos, social media, articles and video to tell the story of the Agricultural Investment, Gender & Land in Africa conference. The event was discussed on Twitter by participants and others, and some of the key plenary

Blog commentary: Agricultural Investment, Gender & Land
March 28, 2014 / Agricultural Investment, Gender and Land in Africa
The conference organisers and participants wrote a number of blog posts commenting on the themes of the conference. A list is below.

Recommendations to Researchers
March 28, 2014 / Agricultural Investment, Gender and Land in Africa
Recommendations produced by the conference on Agricultural Investment, Gender & Land in Africa, March 2014.