Speaker at 5th AAAE Conference

Sam Katengeza, PhD student at the School of Economics and Business, held presentation with the title "Adoption of Drought Tolerant Maize Varieties under Rainfall Stress in Malawi" at the 5th AAAE Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Speaker at 5th AAAE Conference

The 5th International Conference of AAAE took place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 23rd – 26th September 2016 under the theme “Transforming Smallholder Agriculture in Africa: The Role of Policy and Governance”. The choice of theme has been motivated by the fact that the renewed efforts by most African governments in recent times to commit to supporting agriculture in order to reduce poverty and increase wealth among smallholder farmers are being hindered by a number of challenges not least how effectively to implement sound evidence-based policy reforms within vibrant complex political economies. African governments are aware of the evidence suggesting that GDP growth originating in agriculture is about four times more effective in reducing poverty than GDP growth of other sectors hence their efforts to forge agricultural transformation.

Sam Katengeza held presentation with the title "Adoption of Drought Tolerant Maize Varieties under Rainfall Stress in Malawi" at 5th African Association of Agricultural Economists (AAAE) Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 23rd-26th September.

Published 28. September 2016 - 10:11 - Updated 28. November 2016 - 10:22