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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The Political Economy of Agricultural Policy Processes in Malawi: A Case Study
June 13, 2012 / Democratisation and the Political Economy
Full title: The Political Economy of Agricultural Policy Processes in Malawi: A Case Study of the Fertilizer Subsidy Programme FAC Working Paper 39by Blessings Chinsinga This paper examines the political economy of the agricultural policy processes in Malawi through the

Presentations from the Seminar
May 25, 2012 / Co-operation in the Global South
Below is a selection of slide presentations from the international seminar on South-South cooperation held in Brasilia on 17 May 2012. The full programme and descriptions of each panel session are also available. The presentations are embedded below. To view

Should traditional donors be interfering in South-South cooperation?
Should traditional donors be interfering in South-South cooperation?
May 24, 2012 / Co-operation in the Global South
Daniel Bradley, DFID’s Climate and Development Adviser in Brazil, has written a blog post on our recent seminar on South-South cooperation in Brasilia. "...So why was DFID supporting a workshop on the role of South-South cooperation? Isn’t South-South supposed to

Blogs from the South-South Co-operation seminar
May 24, 2012 / Co-operation in the Global South
Following our workshop on the role of South-South cooperation in Brasilia, several participants (Lidia Cabral, Daniel Bradley and Iara Costa Leite) have blogged on the issues raised at the event. Some short extracts, with links to the full posts, are

Policy for agriculture and horticulture in Rwanda
May 16, 2012 / Developmental Regimes in Africa
FAC Working Paper 38by David Booth and Frederick Golooba-Mutebi Agricultural development policies in sub-Saharan Africa continue to be weak, and the reasons are to be found in the incentives transmitted to policy makers by countries’ domestic political systems. The enfranchisement

Press release: South-South Co-operation seminar
Press release: South-South Co-operation seminar
May 14, 2012 / Co-operation in the Global South
Brasilia, 11 May 2012 – The capital of Brazil will host a high-level event on agriculture and development: the International Seminar on The Role of South-South Cooperation in Agricultural Development in Africa. For the first time, the event will bring

Post-conference synthesis – Young People, Farming and Food
April 27, 2012 / Young People Farming and Food Conference
These notes seek to synthesise understandings merging from the FAC/ISSER international conference Young People, Farming and Food, held in Accra, 19-21 March 2012 (see: https://www.future-agricultures.org/events/young-people-farming-a-food).

Final Programme
April 20, 2012 / Co-operation in the Global South
International Seminar: The role of South-South Cooperation in Agricultural Development in Africa - opportunities and challenges17 May 2012 Brasília, Brazil Full programme (PDF, 95kb) Speaker biographies (PDF, 135kb) 9:00     Opening Chair: Jorge Chediek, Interim Director, IPCIG, UNDP RC/RRSpeakers: Minister Marco

Video: What is Seasonality?
April 16, 2012 / Seasonality Revisited
Stephen Devereux, one of the editors of the book Seasonality, Rural Livelihoods and Development, explains why seasonality has been neglected and why it is important for policy. Watch the video on YouTube

Youth conference newsletter: day 3
March 22, 2012 / Young People Farming and Food Conference
Newsletter from the third and final day of the Young People, Farming and Food Conference in Accra, 19-21 March 2012.