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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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

Farmer first revisited innovation for agricultural research and development
March 1, 2009 / 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

Toward A Green Revolution in Africa?
Toward A Green Revolution in Africa?
April 30, 2008 / Events
30 April - 2 May 2008 Toward a 'Green Revolution' in Africa?" is an Initiative of the Salzburg Global Seminar, the Institute of Development Studies and the Future Agricultures Consortium. The Initiative, through a series of interconnected events, seeks to:

Is there a future for small farms?
Is there a future for small farms?
December 2, 2005 / Workshops
Achieving pro-poor growth through agriculture: the challenges Friday, 2 December 13.00–14.30, at Overseas Development Institute, 111 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7JD Is there a future for small farms?

Politics, policies and agriculture: the art of the possible in agricultural development
Politics, policies and agriculture: the art of the possible in agricultural development
November 25, 2005 / Workshops
Achieving pro-poor growth through agriculture: the challenges Friday, 25 November 13.00–14.30, at Overseas Development Institute, 111 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7JD Politics, policies and agriculture: the art of the possible in agricultural development

What priorities for improved agricultural technology?
What priorities for improved agricultural technology?
November 11, 2005 / Workshops
Achieving pro-poor growth through agriculture: the challenges Friday, 11 November 13.00–14.30, at Overseas Development Institute, 111 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7JD What priorities for improved agricultural technology?  

Agriculture and the rural non-farm sector: rivals or complements?
Agriculture and the rural non-farm sector: rivals or complements?
November 4, 2005 / Workshops
Achieving pro-poor growth through agriculture: the challenges Friday, 4 November 13.00–14.30, at Overseas Development Institute, 111 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7JD Agriculture and the rural non-farm sector: rivals or complements?

Effective rural institutions: the missing link in market-based agricultural development?
Effective rural institutions: the missing link in market-based agricultural development?
October 28, 2005 / Workshops
Achieving pro-poor growth through agriculture: the challenges Friday, 28 October 13.00–14.30, at Overseas Development Institute, 111 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7JD Effective rural institutions: the missing link in market-based agricultural development? Why has market liberalisation often not resulted in