October 9, 2019, 12:15 - 01:45 PM EDT
1201 Eye Street NW
12th Floor Conference Center
Washington, DC 20005
Co-Organized by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM)
Ghana’s Economic and Agricultural Transformation reveals that despite over 30 years of continuous growth in per capita income and rapid urbanization, Ghana has not industrialized and most of its workers remain trapped in low productivity work in agriculture and services. Using empirical analysis of the performance of Ghana’s economy and its agriculture sector over the past four decades, the recently published book offers key insights into harnessing agriculture’s potential for transformation in the country.
Join us as the book’s authors share important takeaways with major implications for policymakers and practitioners.
- Xinshen Diao, Deputy Division Director, Development Strategy and Governance Division, IFPRI
- Shashidhara Kolavalli, Development Strategist
- Danielle Resnick, Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI
- Edward Brown, Senior Director of Research & Policy Engagements, African Center for Economic Transformation, Ghana
- Simeon Ehui, Director, Sustainable Development, Africa, The World Bank Group
- Peter Hazell, Independent Consultant
Light lunch available at 11:45 am. Event begins promptly at 12:15 pm.
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