Archives for June 2013

Karen Brooks on generating knowledge to improve policies, institutions, and markets

The following post was originally published on CGIAR Consortium News. Experience shows that sound policies have been fundamental to rapid agricultural growth in recent times. But policy, institutional and market constraints to agricultural growth are still significant in many parts of the developing world, especially in areas where growth is most urgently required. Projections indicate >> Read more

PIM’s Director Karen Brooks will participate in Twitter Chat on Youth Employment in Agriculture on June 11

Africa south of the Sahara has the world’s youngest and fastest growing population. With enough support from African leaders, farming can become the key to solving youth unemployment in Africa. PIM’s Director Karen Brooks,  Rachel Blum (USAID), and David Feige (Making Cents International) will participate in an online discussion over Twitter on the topic of >> Read more