Stories tagged: African Green Revolution Forum

SEP52018
African Green Revolution Forum

5th – 8th September 2018

Kigali, Rwanda

Africa has great aspirations for the future. These are possible, but will require Africa’s agricultural sector and food systems to more rapidly and sustainably deliver incomes, food security, nutrition, and wider economic opportunities.The 2018 AGRF will take stock, evaluate actions, and learn from compelling evidence across the continent, presented by many of the most inspiring leaders turning agriculture into thriving enterprises. These leadership will include farmers, public sector thought leaders, private sector champions, agripreneurs, and many others.

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SEP52017
The Imperatives of Improving Nutrition for Growth and Development

5 September 2017

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

It is up to all of us to build on progress—quickly, efficiently, and at the speed and scale required to secure Africa’s rise through an agricultural transformation. Join the Malabo Montpellier Panel at this side event during the AGRF as it launches its report on the state of nutrition in Africa and highlights successful policy and program interventions across the continent. Read more >>

SEP42017
African Green Revolution Forum 2017

4-8 September 2017

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

The theme for the seventh AGRF is “Accelerating Africa’s Path to Prosperity: Growing Inclusive Economies and Jobs through Agriculture”. After seizing the moment at AGRF 2016 and securing political, policy, and financial commitments of more than US $30 billion, African leaders must move decisively to harness this surge of support for agriculture and ensure it creates jobs and drives economic growth across the continent—particularly for 300 million young Africans coming into the job market over the next 15 years. Read more >>

African Green Revolution Forum

The African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) 2012 – from 26 to 28 September in Arusha, Tanzania – will continue the global dialogue that began with the World Economic Forum on Africa and the G8. Putting smallholder farmers at the center of the conversation, the forum will develop concrete action plans for developing Africa’s agricultural sector. AGRF 2012 will bring together African heads of state, ministers, farmers, private agribusiness firms, financial institutions, NGOs, civil society and scientists, to discuss the right way to scale up investments and innovation for sustainable agricultural growth and food security.

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