Bridging research and development to generate science and solutions

February 14, 2018 A commonly held view is that trees in landscapes act as evapotranspirators, through which water is transpired and lost. But research now shows that rather than disappearing, this water falls back as rain – either over the same area or elsewhere – in a process dubbed ‘rainfall recycling’. The CGIAR Research Program on Forests, […]

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Africa’s agricultural transformation scorecard in 2018

We are in 2018, the African Union Commission presented the Biennial Review Report to the AU Assembly of Heads of State and Government in Addis Ababa in January. For the heads of state to speak to the merits of measurement, country by country, and government accountability in delivering an agricultural transformation is a major milestone […]

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4th Annual Agricultural Policy Conference in Tanzania

http://foodsecuritypolicy.msu.edu/news/fourth_annual_agricultural_policy_conference_in_tanzania 4th Annual Agricultural Policy Conference (AAPC 2018) Theme: Integrating Food and Nutrition Security into Economic Transformation and Industrialization Agenda in Tanzania PROGRAM AND ABSTRACTS DAY 1: Edible Oils and Medium Scale Agro-Enterprises Summary Presentations Tarif setting for the development of the edible oil sector in Tanzania, Neil Balchin, Josaphat Kweka and Maximiliano Mendez-Parra, Honest Mseri, ANSAF […]

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Enabling the Business of Agriculture 2017

During the 3rd Annual Agricultural Policy Conference the World Bank Launched their Enabling the Business of Agriculture 2017 Reports. The report can be accessed at the following link: http://eba.worldbank.org/

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Up Coming Event: Third Annual Agriculture Policy Conference:The Role of Agri-food Systems in Promoting Industrialization in Tanzania Enhancing the Linkage of Upstream and Downstream Value Chain Activities in the Context of Agriculture Transformation

The third Annual Agricultural Policy Conference (AAPC) is scheduled to take place from 1st – 3rd March 2017 in Dar es Salaam. The theme for the 3rd AAPC is ” The Role of Agri-food Systems in Promoting Industrialization in Tanzania.”

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Developing the knowledge, skills and talent of youth to further food security and nutrition

Year of publication: 2016 Publisher: FAO/WFP/IFAD/CFS Pages: #60 p. Job Number: I5024; Agrovoc: youth; rural youth; agricultural development; male involvement; women’s participation; gender; educational resources; agricultural education; Abstract:This document will provide case studies from different regions, that set out the challenges, successes and lessons learned relating to the development of knowledge, skills and capacity for […]

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TANZANIA MAINLAND POVERTY ASSESSMENT: Main Report 2015

Tanzania – Mainland poverty assessment (Vol. 2) : Main report (English) ABSTRACT Since the early 2000s, Tanzania has seen remarkable economic growth and strong resilience to external shocks. Yet these achievements were overshadowed by the slow response of poverty to the growing economy. Until 2007, the poverty rate in Tanzania remained stagnant at around 34 […]

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