PIM Brown Bags: Youth Employment in Sub-Saharan Africa

The first PIM’s Brown Bag seminar in 2014 took place on February 27 at IFPRI and was dedicated to the topic of Youth Employment in Sub-Saharan Africa (with a presentation of the recently issued World Bank report on the topic).  The session showed great interest among our colleagues working in the area of agricultural and >> Read more

Upcoming Seminar on Youth Employment in Sub-Saharan Africa

PIM is happy to invite all interested parties to attend or join virtually to our first brownbag seminar this year dedicated to the Youth Employment in Sub-Saharan Africa. The seminar will take place at 12.00 pm on 27 February at IFPRI. The World Bank has recently issued a report on this topic, and we are inviting you to meet the authors >> Read more

2014 GTAP Conference to Highlight Food Policy, Trade and Economic Vulnerability

      Since 1998, the Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP), coordinated by the Center for Global Trade Analysis at Purdue University, has organized an annual conference to promote the exchange of ideas among economists conducting quantitative analysis of global economic issues. In June 2014, the 17th Annual Conference will be co-organized by AGRODEP and >> Read more

Mainstreaming Livestock Value Chains: Conference

An upcoming conference on Mainstreaming Livestock Value Chains: Bridging the Research Gap between Household Analysis and Policy Modeling will take place in Accra, Ghana on 5-6 November 2013.  The conference will directly address existing gaps in the design and application of analytical tools for livestock policy and impact analysis.

August 2013 Agricultural Extension Week

The African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (AFAAS) is hosting an Agricultural Extension Week from 5-10 August 2013 in Gaborone, Botswana.  The theme of the event is "Value Chain Approach in Agricultural Development: Coping with New Demands for Agricultural Advisory Services".  Sub-themes of the conference will include ICT, gender, climate change adaptation and mitigation, extension >> Read more