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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Innovation for Agricultural Research and Development
Innovation for Agricultural Research and Development
January 18, 2010 / Farmer First
Agriculture is an urgent global priority andfarmers find themselves in the front line ofsome of the world’s most pressing issues – climate change, globalization and food security.Twenty years ago, the Farmer First workshopheld at the Institute of Development Studies,University of

Farmer First Revisited Innovation for Agricultural Research and Development
Farmer First Revisited Innovation for Agricultural Research and Development
January 18, 2010 / Farmer First
Agriculture is an urgent priority worldwide and farmers in the developing world find themselves in the front line of some of the world’s most pressing issues – climate change, globalization and food security. The problem with the agricultural research and

CAADP Africa Forum
CAADP Africa Forum
November 28, 2009 / Events
A major conference to help enhance food security in Africa and share lessons on best practices took place in Nairobi from 28 - 30 November 2009. The Comprehensive Africa Agricultural Development Programme (CAADP) head Richard Mkandawire who spoke on behalf

Farmer First Revisited
November 2, 2009 / Farmer First
•Different types of farmers from 20 ya – new economic and livelihood contexts •Global and regional differences •Shocks and stresses – climate change, HIV/AIDS, commodity prices, urbanisation/demand

National African Green Revolution Workshops
National African Green Revolution Workshops
October 1, 2009 / Events
From October to November 2009 The Future Agricultures Consortium (FAC) in partnership with the Salzburg Global Seminar (SGS) and the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), conducted two international events on the theme of an “African Green Revolution” last year. In

Ethiopian Economic Association
Ethiopian Economic Association
September 9, 2009 / Conferences
Ethiopian Economic Conference: Farmer Organisations and Social Protection On 27 June 2009, FAC researchers Amdissa Teshome and John Thompson provided an overview of FAC activities and two keynote presentations at the Ethiopian Economics Association’s (EEA) Seventh Annual Conference was held

Seasonality Revisited
Seasonality Revisited
July 8, 2009 / Seasonality Revisited
The Seasonality Revisited International Conference, was held at the Institute of Development Studies from 8-10 July 2009, concluded that the costs of ignoring the seasonal dimensions of poverty are enormous, despite seasonality being rarely reflected in agricultural investment and social

University in the Bush
University in the Bush
July 8, 2009 / University of the Bush
The Seasonality Revisited International Conference, was held at the Institute of Development Studies from 8-10 July 2009, concluded that the costs of ignoring the seasonal dimensions of poverty are enormous, despite seasonality being rarely reflected in agricultural investment and social

EEA Seventh Annual Conference
EEA Seventh Annual Conference
June 25, 2009 / Events
FAC researchers Amdissa Teshome and John Thompson provided an overview of FAC activities and two keynote presentations at the Ethiopian Economics Association’s (EEA) Seventh Annual Conference that was held in Addis Ababa from 25-27 June 2009.

Farmer First
June 24, 2009 / Conferences
In July 1987, some 50 social and natural scientists of roughly equal numbers met at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) at the University of Sussex, UK, for a workshop on ‘Farmers and Agricultural Research: Complementary Methods', later more generally