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Timely news and information about agricultural research in Africa. Collected from a variety of sources, we are also happy to accept your suggestions for relevant research to include.


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Jobs: 3 x researchers in Environmental Change, UK
Jobs: 3 x researchers in Environmental Change, UK
January 30, 2014 / News
The Institute of Development Studies (IDS) is seeking to recruit up to three new researchers with international reputations for innovative interdisciplinary work broadly within the area of ‘Environmental Change’.

Call for Participation: Conference on Agricultural Investment, Gender and Land in Africa
December 9, 2013 / News
Call for Participation: Multi-stakeholder Conference on Agricultural Investment, Gender and Land in Africa – Towards inclusive, equitable and socially responsible investment South Africa, March 2014

BICAS founding document
December 2, 2013 / News
Founding document of the BRICS Initiative for Critical Agrarian Studies.

Programme – Pan African Parliament seminar, Malabo, November 2013
November 20, 2013 / News
Programme of the Parliamentary seminar “Making Agricultural Investment Work for Africa: A Parliamentarian’s response to the land rush”, held in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, on 8 – 9 November 2013.

Final Declaration – Malabo, November 2013
November 20, 2013 / News
Final declaration by parliamentarians from the Pan-African Parliament and the Parliament of the Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC), made at the end of the Parliamentary seminar “Making Agricultural Investment Work for Africa: A Parliamentarian’s response to the

Partners
Partners
November 3, 2013 / News
Future Agricultures has a diverse network of partners in Africa and worldwide, working together on research, communications and policy engagement. This page gives information about the hosts of our four regional hubs and a list of our research partners across

Press release: African governments colluding with land-grabbers at the expense of the poor
October 25, 2013 / News
Press release from the KwaZulu Natal Christian Council following a meeting of church leaders and activists from six SADC countries in Durban, South Africa, October 2013.

Committee on World Food Security opens
October 7, 2013 / News
The 40th session of the Committee on World Food Security opens on 7 October. More than 30 ministers will attend the session and there were more than 1,000 registrations to the Plenary. The entire week will be webcast at http://www.fao.org/webcast

Newsletter #13 – September 2013
October 2, 2013 / News
Regional hubs invite collaboration IDS Bulletin on China and Brazil in African agriculture Policy space for Pastoralism in Kenya Pan African Land Hearings Leaping and Learning: linking smallholders to markets

July 2013 – China and Brazil in African Agriculture bulletin
October 2, 2013 / News
A new IDS Bulletin brings together the first collection of empirical and review articles on how China and Brazil are engaging in African agriculture.