2016 World Food Prize Side-Event

2015 World Food Prize Side event
2016 World Food Prize Side-Event "Harnessing New Science, Technology, and Innovation for Sustainable Africa’s Food Security and Economic Growth" October 12-14, 2016 Marriott Downtown Des Moines Hotel, IA Agriculture is Africa’s main economic growth engine, employing at least 60% of the workforce. While the continent has experienced tremendous economic growth over the past decade and a half, it is clear that agricultural productivity and food security will continue to be a major concern over...

India-Africa Collaboration in Agriculture: Opportunities and Challenges for Seed Sector

Seed Conference 2015
Countries in Africa and Asia can benefit from science and technology innovations and markets through South-South collaborations. India for instance has a growing and diversified seed sector. With similar agro-climatic and socio-economic conditions, a numbers of technologies especially improved tropically-adapted that can benefit African farmers. This collaboration is a win-win position for both India and Africa. To facilitate dialogue, Research and Information System for Developing Countries...