#2020Resilience Twitter Chat Summary

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The following post is a slightly modified version of a story that originally appeared on the Farming First website. To warm up for the global conference “Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security” taking place in Ethiopia in a few weeks time, Farming First and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) held a lively >> Read more

Tanzania: Fast economic transformation, but slow progress for food security and nutrition

As one of the fast-growing economies in Africa, Tanzania has experienced significant economic transformation, although to a lesser extent in agriculture. Average annual GDP growth from 2005–12 is about 7 percent—in agriculture it is 4 percent (World Bank). For Africa south of the Sahara (SSA), the comparable average for both economic and agricultural growth stands >> Read more

Collective Learning Workshop to officially launch PASIC project at Kabira Country Club

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Today, IITA, IFPRI, EPRC and MAAIF are organizing a collective learning workshop at the Kabira Country Club in Kampala. This serves at the same time to officially launch the Policy Action for the Sustainable Intensification of Crops in Uganda (PASIC) project.   The minister of agriculture, Tess Bucyanayandi shared with us, during his opening speech, >> Read more