Without agricultural progress, poverty and hunger will persist. CEGA is at the forefront of researching innovative ways to encourage advances in agriculture in Africa and South Asia. This year, our annual research symposium featured emerging evidence and novel interventions that improve how markets provide information and mitigate risks for farmers to encourage adoption of profitable technologies. Watch all the presentations and panel here!
Introductory Remarks, Temina Madon and Vice Chancellor Graham Fleming
Achievements in Building Markets for Small-Scale Farmers, Craig McIntosh
New Technology: Promise and Risk (Sierra Leone), Rachel Glennerster
The Success of Flood-Tolerant Rice in Eastern India, Kyle Emerick
Progress with Stress Resistant Rice for Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, Umesh Shankar Singh
Leveraging Social Networks to Enhance Agricultural Extension, Jeremy Magruder
Keynote Speaker, Andrew Youn
Selling Low and Buying High?: Understanding Farm Profitability (Kenya), Marshall Burke
The Value of Price Information to Farmers, Marcel Fafchamps
Looking to the Future: Shallow Markets and the Technology Treadmill, Alain de Janvry and Panelists
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