Foresight Capability for Food System Transformation

Pilot Studies in Ghana and Uganda About the Project The University of Oxford has secured funding from the Open Society Foundations to support pilot foresight work in Ghana and Uganda during 2021 as part of the Foresight4Food initiative. This work will be developed in partnership with the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), coordinated …

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e-Dialogues on Agricultural Commercialisation, Agrarian Change and Rural Transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa – 2022

Who is benefitting as food systems and rural economies are transformed and who is at risk of being left behind? Throughout 2022, the Agricultural Policy Research in Africa (APRA) Programme of the Future Agricultures Consortium (FAC), UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and Foresight4Food (F4F) will be convening a series of e-Dialogues to provide an …

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The Southern Cone in a New Era of Technological Development

Resource Title: Summary of the foresight study: The southern cone in a new era of technological development Resource Creator: PROCISUR Date: 2019 Description: Megatrends, critical uncertainties and key questions about the future of teh agri-food and agricultural system in the Southern Cone. Read Item

Foresight4Food Community in Focus Series

The ‘Community in Focus’ series invites updates from members of the Foresight4Food Community of Practice. This is a chance to see what ‘foresight’ means for the different institutions and what key food foresight exercises they are currently engaged in. Please get in touch if you are keen on contributing.

Janet Edeme

Janet Edeme is a Nigerian agricultural scientist and plant biologist, who works as the Director of the Department of Rural Economy and Agriculture at the African Union Commission (AUC/DREA), based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Edeme’s work and research focuses on the field of agricultural science. She carried out post-doctoral research at the International Livestock Research …

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Avinash Kishore

Avinash Kishore joined IFPRI in September 2012 as a Post-Doctoral Fellow after completing his PhD in Public Policy from Harvard University. He obtained Masters in Public Affairs from Princeton University before joining the PhD program. Avinash studied at IRMA and worked for four years with International Water Management Institute (IWMI) before going to the US …

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Julio Berdegue

Dr. Julio A. Berdegué is FAO Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative for Latin America and the Caribbean since the 22nd of April 2017. Dr. Berdegué, a national of Mexico, holds a Ph.D. in Social Science from Wageningen University, The Netherlands, and a Master of Science degree in agronomy from the University of California-Davis (USA). Dr. Berdegué has …

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