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Annual Bank Conference on Africa: The Challenges and Opportunities of Transforming African Agriculture


The fourth Annual Bank Conference on Africa (ABCA) was held at Berkeley, California, on June 1-2, 2017. It covered various topics pertinent to the agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa. It was organized jointly by the World Bank (Office of the Chief Economist for the Africa Region), the University of California, Berkeley, the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Assets and Market Access, and the Agriculural Technology Adoption Initiative.

The conference included Keynote Addresses by Kathryn Dewer (University of California, Davis), Ted Miguel (University of California, Berkeley), and opening remarks by Albert Zeufack (World Bank Chief Economist for the Africa Region), as well as invited contributions by senior scholars.

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Date and Time

Jun 1, 2017 — Jun 2, 2017


UC Berkeley