2018 PARI news & events

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PARI side-event at AGRF 2018 focuses on strategies for engaging the youth in rural areas

This year PARI hosted a side-event at the African Green Revolution Forum 2018 co-organized by ZEF and FARA.  Under the broad theme Africa’s rural youth – An underutilized resource for the transformation of African agriculture, the event brought together an esteemed group of speakers representing entrepreneurs, the youth, researchers and development partners to discuss how to economically engage young people in rural development and agricultural value chains in Africa.Read more PARI side-event at AGRF 2018 focuses on strategies for engaging the youth in rural areas

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PARI partners define research priorities for mechanization

A week-long workshop brought together PARI partners for the first meeting of newly established research cluster on mechanization in Kenya. Researchers from Kenya, Nigeria, Mali, and Benin developed common research approaches to maximize policy-relevant lessons across countries and tested the research tools in the field. The overall aim is to identify agricultural mechanization pathways which are sustainable from economic, social and environmental perspectives. Read more PARI partners define research priorities for mechanization

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PARI Roundtable highlights innovation opportunities for agricultural growth in Malawi

At a national policy workshop organised by ZEF, FARA and DARS, high-level representatives from the public, private and non-governmental sectors gathered in Lilongwe on 11 July to discuss how innovations could spur development and job creation in Malawi’s agriculture sector. The question of how to harness the capacities and motivation of the youth in the agriculture sector ranked particularly high among the policy priorities discussed.Read more PARI Roundtable highlights innovation opportunities for agricultural growth in Malawi