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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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Newsletter #12: June 2013
October 2, 2013 / News
New African hubs announced for Future Agricultures Video: hub convenors Supporting CAADP New research on Rising Powers in Africa and Land

April 2013: Political Economy of Agricultural Policy in Africa – conference special
October 2, 2013 / News
Video interviews, plenary session films, presentations and papers, blogs and more.

Newsletter #11 – March 2013
October 2, 2013 / News
Conference on Political Economy of Agricultural Policy in Africa New book: Ethiopian Seed System Pastoralism and politics Brazil in Mozambique

Newsletter #10 – October 2012
October 2, 2013 / News
Global Land Grabbing conference Political Economy of Agricultural Policy in Africa conference Feeding the world Research on young people and agriculture – IDS Bulletin

Newsletter #9 – May 2012
October 2, 2013 / News
Early Career Fellows announced Young People, Farming and Food conference Land Deal Politics Initiative awards announced International Seminar on South-South Co-operation

Newsletter #8 – December 2011
October 2, 2013 / News
Fellowship Programme Young people and agriculture in Africa Climate smart agriculture  

IDS Annual Report features Future Agricultures work
IDS Annual Report features Future Agricultures work
September 25, 2013 / News
Our research on Pastoralism and our three new Africa hubs have been highlighted in this year's annual report from the Institute of Development Studies. The article includes details of our policy workshops in Nairobi and Addis Ababa, and the launch

Pan African Land Hearing declaration
August 19, 2013 / News
Declaration from the Panel at the Pan African Land Hearing held in Johannesburg in August 2013.

Future Agricultures establishes 3 new regional hubs in Africa
Future Agricultures establishes 3 new regional hubs in Africa
June 12, 2013 / News
The Future Agricultures Consortium has instituted a regional, Africa-centred structure to support its research and policy engagement activities, with ‘hubs’ in Kenya, Ghana, South Africa and the UK. Find out more about our new 'hubs' Video: introducing the hub convenors

Advisory Council
Advisory Council
May 29, 2013 / News
The Advisory Council provides advice on the strategy and focus of our work. Members are invited on the basis of their experience and expertise in research and policy on African agriculture.