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Launch of Two New Reports: “Leaping And Learning” and “8 Views for the G8”

A recent event on the 29th May marked the launch of two new reports commissioned and edited by Agriculture for Impact. First, “Leaping and Learning: Linking Smallholders to Markets’ written in conjunction with the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and co-funded … Continue reading

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European Launch of the 2013 Montpellier panel Report

The Montpellier Panel’s 2013 report, Sustainable Intensification: A New Paradigm for African Agriculture, was launched in Brussels this week. Hosted by the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), the seminar included Panel members David Radcliffe, Peter Hazell and … Continue reading

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Can agriculture achieve growth with poverty reduction in Africa?

In a new briefing paper Strategies and Priorities for African Agriculture: Economywide Perspectives from Country Studies  published on the 9th January, Xinshen Diao, James Thurlow, Samuel Benin, and Shenggen Fan of IFPRI recommend some key priorities and principles for achieving … Continue reading

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Ghana’s good news has roots in agriculture

Ghana is the only country in sub-Saharan Africa likely to meet both the Millennium Development Goals of halving the proportion of people in poverty, and the proportion of people who are hungry, by 2015. Ghana’s development success was showcased in … Continue reading

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