Africa

AFRICA

Events
A virtual seminar hosted by the African Development Institute (ADI) of the African Development Bank.
Blog
Informal food markets are vital to feeding African cities. Danielle Resnick argues that as governments impose COVID-19 restrictions, informal food traders should be helped rather than persecuted.
Blog
How secure resource rights help communities in Africa restore forests and build local economies
News
The USAID Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research, Capacity, and Influence (PRCI) announces Request for Proposals for the Structural Transformation of African and Asian Agriculture and Rural Spaces (STAAARS+) Fellowship Program. The new program is a collaboration between Cornell University, Michigan State University (MSU), and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). STAAARS+ is an extension of the Structural Transformation of African Agriculture and Rural Space (STAARS) fellowship program run by Cornell University and supported by PIM since 2016.
Events
Join us as the book’s authors share important takeaways with major implications for policymakers.
Publications
The new book questions some of the stylized facts that underpin the prevailing narratives and policy debates about youth employment in rural Africa.
Publications
Select 2019 journal articles from PIM and partners on natural resource governance.
Publications
It is time for policymakers, agricultural researchers, and practitioners to recognize the need to separate food security and poverty eradication, a new paper argues.
Blog
An expert panel at the recent African Conference of Agricultural Economists discussed what should be done to improve skills of millions of people who work in Africa’s agrifood systems.