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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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Transforming Africa: perspectives from West Africa

On 13th July, Dr K.Y. Amoako, Founder and President of the African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) opened the final of three regional workshops, organised co-hosted by the Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN), the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), and Agriculture for Impact (A4I) … Continue reading

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Getting on with the job: connecting smallholders to markets in eastern Africa

Over 30 agricultural development practitioners from four eastern African countries participated in a ‘Smallholder Café’ in Nairobi on the 11th July. The event was the second of three regional workshops, organised by Future Agricultures Consortium, and co-hosted by the Food, … Continue reading

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Valuing European Development Assistance

The UK public may be becoming less supportive of maintaining, let alone increasing, current levels of UK spending on aid even when people were told how much is currently spent, according to a new IPPR and ODI report ‘Understanding public … 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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