Friday, July 30, 2010


CALL FOR PAPERS: Brookings Institution Africa Growth Forum

The Africa Growth Initiative (AGI) at the Brookings Institution (Washington, DC) will use its first annual Africa Growth Forum in January 2011 to address the issue of how best to enhance agricultural productivity through the adoption of effective technologies and innovations by African farmers. The forum will bring together researchers who have completed or are undertaking studies that can explain the modalities and channels for transferring new technologies and new ideas to farmers successfully, and the conditions under which these work. Researchers will interact closely with policymakers at the forum to address the policy environments that are conducive to the adoption of new technologies and ideas, and to discuss the promotion of private investment in agriculture.

Papers are invited from all researchers who are doing work in the following areas, both from within Africa and internationally:

More information.

Deadline: August 15, 2010

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