Milu Muyanga

Dr. Muyanga joined the department at Michigan State in May 2013 as an assistant professor focusing on international agricultural development. He is appointed in the fixed term system. Muyanga is involved in food policy research and outreach under the Guiding Investments in Sustainable Agricultural Intensification in Africa (GISAIA) grant as well as under the USAID-funded …

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Gilbert F. Houngbo

Gilbert F. Houngbo became the sixth President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) on 1 April 2017. Born and raised in rural Togo, Houngbo has spent more than 30 years working to improve the lives of some of the world’s most vulnerable people, with extensive experience in political affairs, international development, diplomacy and …

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Session 5

Session 5: Wrap-up and Policy Implications  By Jakob Hambüchen, 28.11.2020 The last session highlighted the key messages and insights and assesses the implications for national policy and development investments. The session started with a presentation by our special guest David Nabarro who presented some key insights from the Food System Summit Dialogues. Eventually, the outcomes feed …

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Session 4

Session 4: Transition pathways and strategies,10 November 2020 13:00 CET By Jakob Hambüchen, 13 Nov, 2020 Session 4 Contributors Introduction by Ken Giller and Jim Woodhill After unpacking the diversity of small-scale farmers and their regional opportunities and challenges, this session assessed the options and scenarios for an inclusive transformation of small-scale agriculture with a …

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Session 3: Regional Perspectives

Session 3: Regional Perspectives. By Jakob Hambüchen, 28.10.2020 In his Blog post, Ken Giller reflects on the first two sessions and highlights two critical questions that still need to be answered. To read more visit our Blog. On October 21 and 22, the SDSN, Foresight4Food, IFAD, and APRA co-hosted the third in a series of …

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Session 2: Local Perspectives

  Outcomes of eDialogue Session 1 (August 27) Session 2: Local Perspectives on Small-Scale Farming By Lauren Barredo, 31 Aug, 2020 On August 27, 2020, the SDSN, Foresight4Food, IFAD, and APRA co-hosted the second in a series of eDialogues on the future of small-scale farming. The goal of the series is to present the latest …

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eDialogue Side Events

Side events alloow for a range of diverse stakeholders to conduct their own discussions and consultations in topics related to the future of small-scale agriculture and global food systems. These side-events will be advertised as part of the eDialogue series. Please fill out the form below to register interest in holding your own side-event.  

eDialogue Vlogs

The vlog library below is a continuing open resource for the eDialogue series. They are intended to communicate the local and regional realities of small-scale food production and implications for the future. We welcome more vlog submissions. Please contact  Jakob Hambüchen at jakob.hambuchen@wur.nl for more information. Esther Mugi, Ph. D. Researcher at Wageningen University Esther …

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16 July – Session 1 Setting the scene

  Outcomes of eDialogue Session 1 (July 16): Setting the Scene – What future for small-scale farming? By Lauren Barredo, 23 Jul, 2020 On July 16, 2020, the SDSN, Foresight4Food, IFAD, and APRA co-hosted the first of a series of eDialogues on the future of small-scale farming. The goal of the series is to present …

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