Innovations can feed the world, PARI Conference concludes

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Research leaders from more than 12 African countries, India and Germany met for the Annual Research and Planning meeting of the Program of Accompanying Research for Agricultural Innovation (PARI) on 8-9 December 2016 in Nairobi. They highlighted the crucial role that agricultural innovations play for food security and nutrition. They lauded progress and new commitments by Africa’s political leaders to transform the continent’s agriculture sectors, but also warned that current growth trends are not yet sustainable and that progress has been volatile and unevenly distributed.

Read the full press release here.

 

Meeting summary and agenda available in English and German.

Learn more about the PARI Annual Meeting by watching these videos:

Opportunities for Indian-African learning and exchange  (YouTube)

African governments fall short on agricultural financing commitments, Interview with FARA Executive Director Dr. Yemi Akinbamijio (CNBC Africa)

 

PARI Research Consortium meeting for the PARI Annual Conference, 8-9 December 2016
PARI Research Consortium

 

Closing Session at the PARI Annual Conference, 8-9 December 2016
Closing Session (from left to right): Jeff Koinange, Joachim von Braun (ZEF), Yemi Akinbamijo (FARA), Ousmane Badiane (IFPRI)

 

Presentation of the eAtlas at the PARI Annual Conference, 8-9 December 2016
Presentation of the eAtlas

 

Ashok Gulati, India, speaking at the PARI Annual Conference, 8-9 December 2016
Ashok Gulati, India (Photo: Loise Wachira)

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