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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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Media competition: Winners announced
Media competition: Winners announced
February 27, 2013 / Political Economy of Agricultural Policy in Africa
We're delighted to announce the winners of our Africa-wide journalism competition on the politics and processes that influence agricultural investment in Africa. The winners are: Print category: Oluyinka Alawode (Nigeria) Audio category: George Kalungwe (Malawi) We had over 40 submissions

Media competition: Winners announced
Media competition: Winners announced
February 27, 2013 / Agricultural Investment, Gender and Land in Africa
We're delighted to announce the winners of our Africa-wide journalism competition on the politics and processes that influence agricultural investment in Africa. The winners are: Print category: Oluyinka Alawode (Nigeria) Audio category: George Kalungwe (Malawi) We had over 40 submissions

Johanna Absalom – Investing in Agriculture
February 27, 2013 / Other Resources (Political Economy 2013)
Runner-up entry to the FAC media competition 2013.

Emmanuel Kwablah – Agriculture development that doesn’t hurt
February 27, 2013 / Other Resources (Political Economy 2013)
Runner-up entry to the FAC media competition 2013.

George Okore – Agriculture key plank in Kenyan general elections
February 27, 2013 / Other Resources (Political Economy 2013)
Runner-up entry to the FAC media competition 2013.

Journalism competition 2013: Oluyinka Alawode’s winning entry
February 26, 2013 / Other Resources (Political Economy 2013)
Winning entry (print media category) to FAC’s 2013 Journalism Competition. A report looking at the political and economic reasons behind the long-term under-investment in the agricultural sector in Nigeria.  

Democratisation and the Political Economy of Agricultural Policy in Africa
August 29, 2012 / Democratisation and the Political Economy
FAC Working Paper 43by Colin Poulton In theory, democratisation, which has proceeded unevenly across Africa during the past two decades, should encourage pro-poor agricultural policy, as the majority of voters in many countries remain rural and poor. This paper draws

South-South Co-operation seminar findings
South-South Co-operation seminar findings
June 27, 2012 / Co-operation in the Global South
The findings of the seminar on South-South Co-operation in May 2012 are presented in an edition of Poverty in Focus, a regular publication of the International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth. The edition, entitled The Role of South-South Cooperation in

The Political Economy of Agricultural Extension in Ethiopia: Economic Growth and Political Control
June 13, 2012 / Democratisation and the Political Economy
FAC Working Paper 42by Kassahun Berhanu The central argument in this paper is that, for the past two decades, state-led agricultural extension in Ethiopia, implemented by excluding other players in general and non-state actors in particular, has facilitated uncontested control