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Agriculture for Impact's Montpellier Panel Report: "Africa and Europe: Partnerships for Agricultural Development"

As fears increase about the impact of another global food crisis on poverty in Africa, a ten-member panel of development experts from Europe and Africa have launched a new report. The report, Africa and Europe: Partnerships for Agricultural Development, The Montpellier Panel, provides an overview of the state of European investment in African agriculture, highlights African priorities in agriculture and nutrition, and makes recommendations for ensuring global food price stability and strengthening partnerships between Europe and Africa...

Farmers speak out: The vision and recommendations of Africa's farmers' organizations for CAADP

Given its focus on supporting the role of farmer organizations in both implementation of its financed programs and in sharing this experience in policy discussions, IFAD organized a grant to support farmer organization participation in the New Economic Programme for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Program (CAADP) process.

Dr. Rajiv Shah Seeks to Cure the Ills of the USAID

A FEW days after Rajiv Shah was sworn in as the head of the United States Agency for International Development, he stopped by to see its rapid response center, a high-tech command post for disaster relief, which on that day stood empty and still.  Twelve hours later, an earthquake devastated Haiti, and for the next two months the center became Dr. Shah’s round-the-clock home. A brainy, 37-year-old physician with little government experience, Dr. Shah suddenly found himself coordinating a desperate emergency relief effort under the gaze of President Obama.

Event: USAID Online Discussion on Broad-Based Economic Growth

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) cordially invites you to participate in a 3-day online event on the topic of broad-based economic growth, October 26-28. Click here for event details.

Event: Ensuring Food and Nutritional Security in a Warming, Malnourished World

On October 22, join the National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s Center for International Programs for a seminar with Dr. Dyno Keatinge of AVRDC, The World Vegetable Center. Click here for event details.