Author: Mohamed

ReSAKSS Annual Conference / Articles posted by Mohamed

Plenary Session I– Opening Session of the 2021 ReSAKSS Conference Overview of the 2021 Annual Trends and Outlook Report (ATOR)  by Dr. Éliane Ubalijoro, Sustainability &, Future Earth   Plenary Session II– Impacts of COVID-19 on African Economies Presentation 1–The Impact of COVID-19 on Agricultural Commodity Prices: Location Matters by Dr. Greenwell Matchaya,  ReSAKSS/IWMI Presentation 2–COVID-19 Induced Food Trade Disruptions and Poverty in Africa by Dr. Ismaël Fofana,  AKADEMIYA2063  Presentation 3–Assessing the Vulnerability of African Countries to COVID-19 by Dr. John Ulimwengu, ReSAKSS/ IFPRI   Plenary Session III– Responses of African Countries to COVID-19 and Social Protection Day 1 Recap and Day 2 Program by Ms. Tsitsi Makombe, AKADEMIYA2063 Presentation 1–Delivery of Social Protection Programs to Combat COVID-19 in Africa by Dr. Jan Duchoslav, IFPRI Presentation 2–Assessing African Economic Policy Responses Against COVID-19 by Dr....

The African Union’s Agenda 2063 and the Malabo Declaration have called for the rapid transformation of Africa’s agrifood system. This ambitious agrifood system transformation agenda involves reconciling trade-offs across poverty reduction, food security, nutrition, and environmental goals.  The ReSAKSS 2020 Annual Trends and Outlook Report (ATOR) focuses on the policies required to transform African agrifood systems to meet their potential. Chapters provide (1) an in-depth review of the evolution of agricultural sector policies over the last five decades; (2) a systematic analysis of traditional input constraints on agricultural productivity; (3) a discussion of policies needed to bolster competitiveness along value chains; and of (4) institutional and political economy factors that shape the broader enabling environment needed for agrifood system transformation....