foodFIRST Conference

November 2017

"Emergent entrepreneurship for feeding African cities"

Recommended readings

From Africa on the rise:
Future of Africa's youth does not lie in migration to Europe, Adesina tells G7

From Agricultural Economics, 47 (2016) supplement 197–214:
Africa’s changing farm size distribution patterns: the rise of medium-scale farms

From Comittee on World Food Security (CFS):
Addressing Food Security And Nutrition In The Context Of Changing Rural-Urban Dynamics: Experiences And Effective Policy Approaches
Addressing Food Security And Nutrition In The Context Of Changing Rural-Urban Dynamics: Experiences And Effective Policy Approaches -- Annex

From FoodTank:
20 Food Leaders Under 40

Habitat III, on urbanisation:
http://habitat3.org/the-new-urban-agenda/documents/policy-papers/

IFPRI / PIM Webinar: The rise of medium-scale farms in Africa

From the International Labour Organisation (ILO):
A Future for Young People; Africa's rural regions offer new job prospects

From IPES-Food:
What Makes Urban Food Policy Happen?

Around foodFIRST

19 Jun 2017 | Time to move towards an interest-driven Africa-EU political partnership. Part one.
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16 Jun 2017 | Africa's Race Against the Machines
As the costs of automation fall relative to manufacturing wages, and as global industrial production becomes less labor-intensive, Africa will lose so ...

14 Jun 2017 | Kenia's allerarmsten doppen hun eigen boontjes
Inclusieve handel hoort zowel het bedrijf als de lokale bevolking ten goede te komen. Hoe pakt dat uit in de praktijk? Een tweede casestudie: een doo ...

13 Jun 2017 | Direct Purchasing
Direct cooperation with small-scale farmers offers Dutch companies future security of delivery. This conclusion was heard on 29 May in The Hague, duri ...

9 Jun 2017 | Conference “Boosting youth employment in Africa”
INCLUDE and the Ministry of FA organized a conference on "Boosting youth employment in Africa: what works and why?" on May 30, 2017. The F&BKP pa ...

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