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 …

Read more

Session 1: Integrating Equity into Food Systems Research and Development

Session 1: Integrating Equity into Food Systems Research and Development 19 October 2021, 12:00 UTC Speakers: Nozomi Kawarazuka (CGIAR) Nozomi Kawarazuka is social anthropologist at the International Potato Center, based in Hanoi, Vietnam. Her research draws on critical social theory and political ecology to explore social power relations in the adoption and distribution of agricultural …

Read more

eDialogue: What Future for Small-Scale Farming? Policy Options

By Jim Woodhill, Ken Giller and John Thompson The final eDialogue in our five-part series on the ‘What Future for Small-Scale Farming?’ finished off by exploring policy implications for the inclusive transformation of small-scale agriculture in challenging times. A stellar panel of experts from five continents brought a rich and insightful set of perspectives to …

Read more

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

eDialogue: What Future for Small-Scale Farming? Emerging themes

By Jim Woodhill, Ken Giller and John Thompson Tuesday 10 November was another fantastic session of our eDialogue series on ‘What Future for Small-Scale Farming?: Inclusive Transformation in Challenging Times’. The panellists explored the complementary roles of commercialisation, food production for self-consumption and social protection in tackling farming household poverty and poor nutrition. Now with …

Read more

eDialogue on future of small scale farming: Fundamental Issues

Our first online session of this eDialogue began by “Setting the Scene” with a range of global and regional perspectives, and in the second session we heard more “Local Perspectives on Small-Scale Farming”, with a focus on sub-Saharan Africa. We also encouraged all of you to submit your ideas in the form of short 2-3 …

Read more