Food Security Group: Research, Policy Dialogue, and Training Projects
Outreach Contributions 2011/2012: (Activities listed as most recent from Sept 30, 2012 back to Oct 1, 2011)
- Gender Control and Labour Input: Who Controls the Proceeds from Staple Crop Production among Zambian Farmers? Arthur M. Shipekesa and T.S. Jayne. IAPRI Working Paper 68. September 2012.
- Integrating Land, Forest, and Energy Policy Issues in Zambia. Brian P. Mulenga. Co-author: Robert Richardson. Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute. September 4th, 2012.
- Addressing the “Wicked Problem” of Input Subsidy Programs in Africa: A Review. Jacob Ricker-Gilbert, Thomas Jayne, Gerald Shively. Paper prepared for the 2012 meeting of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, Seattle, Washington, 14 August 2012.
- Emerging Land Issues in African Agriculture: Implications for Food Security and Poverty Reduction Strategies. USAID Bureau for Food Security Special Event at The QED Group, LLC. Washington, DC. United States. May 31, 2012.
- Capacity Building for Food Policy Analysis Lessons: Learned from the Food Security Cooperative Agreement. Duncan Boughton and Eric Crawford. Presentation at USAID. Washington, D.C. March 13, 2012. (Recordings of March 13 seminar)
- T. Jayne. Discussant for the session on Promoting Fertilizer Use in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. Presented at the Global Development Interim Workshop on Supporting Policy Research to Inform Agricultural Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, 27-28 February, 2012, Paris, France.
- Value Chain Investments and Improved Food Security Outcomes: Natural Partners or Arranged Marriage? Duncan Boughton. USAID Value Chain Learning Event. Washington, DC. February 7 – 8 , 2012.
- Myers, Robert and T.S. Jayne (2012). “Multiple-Regime Spatial Price Transmission with an Application to Maize Markets in Southern Africa”. American Journal of Agricultural Economics 94(1): 174–188.
- USAID Agriculture Core Course. Hosted by the USAID Bureau for Food Security. Washington DC. December 12-16, 2011.
- Integrating the Goals of Productive Land Use and Equitable Rural Development. T.S. Jayne and Munguzwe Hichaambwa. Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute. Seminar organized by the Indaba Institute, Lusaka, Zambia, December 2, 2011.
- Value Chains for Staples Compared to Other Crops: Implications of Key Differences and Comments on Competitiveness. Michael T. Weber, Professor Emeritus. FAO/IFAD Consultation on Rebuilding West Africa Agricultural Production Potential: A Comparison of Commodity Chain Models and The Role of Small Farmers in Staple Crop Value Chains- FAO. Rome. Nov 2011.
- Land Constraints in Smallholder Agriculture: Toward the Identification of Appropriate Agricultural Commercialization Strategies for Densely Populated Rural Areas. T.S. Jayne, Milu Muyanga, Jordan Chamberlin. Seminar organized by the International Food Policy Research Institute at the ILRI Campus, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. November 4, 2011.
- Agribusiness for Africa’s Prosperity. Kandeh K. Yumkella, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO); John Staatz, Michigan State University. International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC. Webcast. October 25, 2011.
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