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Research priorities and getting the messages of the WDR 2008 on agriculture to policy-makers

Date
Time (GMT +00) 09:30 13:00
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Speakers:

Mark Cackler - World Bank
Colin Poulton - Future Agricultures
Amdissa Teshome - Future Agricultures
Derek Byerlee - World Bank

John Thompson - Future Agricultures

Description

This workshop looked at ways to get the messages of the latest World Development Report, Agriculture for Development, to policy-makers, and also investigate future priorities for research in agricultural development.

Session 1 - Getting the message across – how to make the case for agricultural development, and to influence policy.

Session 2 - Research agenda – what are the key priorities for research in agricultural development over next 5 to 10 years? What methods are likely to be most productive?