Author: Cheikh Traore

ReSAKSS Annual Conference / Articles posted by Cheikh Traore

By Tsitsi Makombe Last in a series of blog posts on the release of the 2020 Annual Trends and Outlook Report (ATOR) during the virtual 2020 ReSAKSS Annual Conference Nov. 3–5. The theme of the 2020 ATOR is "Sustaining Africa’s Agrifood System Transformation: The Role of Public Policies." Read the other posts here, here, here, and here. Transforming agrifood systems provides the best opportunity for achieving the Malabo Declaration goals of ending hunger and malnutrition, reducing poverty, and enhancing the resilience of agricultural production systems and livelihoods. This kind of transformation is a complex undertaking in which policy choices play a critical role, as they have to constantly adapt to a changing global landscape, the complexity of local economies, and the challenges and opportunities posed by economic and climate shocks as...

Plenary Sessions I & II Overview of the 2020 Annual Trends and Outlook Report (ATOR) by Danielle Resnick, IFPRI The Past, Present, and Future of Agriculture Policy in Africa by Ousmane Badiane, AKADEMIYA2063 Mutual Accountability in African Agricultural Transformation by John Ulimwengu,  Africa Region, IFPRI Aligning Macroeconomic Policies for Agricultural Transformation in Africa" by Abebe Shimeles, AERC   Plenary Sessions III & IV Policies for Competitive and Sustainable Agricultural Production Systems: A Case Study of Ghana’s Recent Mechanization Interventions by Hiro Takeshima, IFPRI Irrigation to Transform​ Agriculture and Food Systems​ in Africa South of the Sahara​ by Claudia Ringler, IFPRI Fertilizer policies and Implications for African Agriculture: A Review by Gashaw T. Abate​, IFPRI Presentation on Seed policies and regulatory reforms​ by David J Spielman, IFPRI Policy Responses to Rapidly Transforming...