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Agricultural Development in Countries Affected by Conflict: The Cases of Somalia and Yemen

Thursday, April 29, 2010 - 16:30

Date: Thursday, April 29, 2010

Time: 12 - 2 PM

Venue: Partnership Conference Room

499 S. Capitol Street SW, Suite 500-B


What is the current state of agriculture in Somalia and Yemen, and what kind of agricultural interventions are possible in such unstable environments?  What role can the USG , international and local NGOs, and multinationals play to increase food security, improve incomes and offer alternative livelihoods to young people and other villagers? 


Join us for a discussion with three experts: 


Dr. Hussein Haji, Coordinator, Somali Agriculture Technical Group (, and former Research Scientist, Agriculture Canada and Research Director, SomaliaClick Here to View Dr. Haji's Presentation on the work of SATG. 


Dr. Mohamood Noor, Consultant, World Bank, and former Vice Minister of Agriculture and Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, SomaliaClick Here to View Dr. Mohamood Noor's Presentation on the state of Agriculture in Somalia


Ms. Ellen Levinson, President, Levinson Associates and Executive Director, Alliance for Global Food Security

Please Click here to see Ms. Levinson's Remarks on Yemen.




Julie Howard, Executive Director, Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa