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
The world sees between 20-50 armed conflicts each year. Today, active conflict persists in Ukraine, Afghanistan, Syria, Ethiopia, and myriad other countries. The effects of related violence are traumatic for residents and destabilizing for states, and tend to linger long after active conflict...
Social protection programs and emergency aid are two of the most common--and most powerful--tools governments and NGOs have to protect vulnerable members of society. With tens of millions of additional people living in “extreme poverty” since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and increasing...
This event was part of CEGA's 2020 Evidence to Action (E2A) Series, showcasing research on climate change, the environment, and global poverty. Jointly organized by the World Bank’s Infrastructure Vice Presidency and the University of California, Berkeley, the second annual #Infra4Dev...
Copyright 2023. All Rights Reserved
Design & Dev by Wonderland Collective