Platform for African – European Partnership in Agricultural Research for Development

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Public-Private Partnerships to Develop and Spread New Agricultural Technologies in sub-Saharan Africa: New Thinking, Emerging Models

March 1, 2010. Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, The Role of the US in Stimulating Public-Private Partnerships for African Agricultural Development Event co-sponsors by IFDC, Syngenta Foundation, The Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa, CSIS

Video from the keynote of this event – Josette Lewis, Director of Agriculture, USAID

Innovative public-private partnerships are emerging to meet the imperative of mobilizing new resources and developing new agricultural technologies throughout the value chain. Leaders from these sectors will discuss the importance of these alliances; the topics they address, the challenge of ensuring that results reach smallholder farmers, and the role of foundations and governments in stimulating partnerships for agricultural technology in sub-Saharan Africa.

Related:Can Private Sector R&D Reach Small Farms? MARCO FERRONIA, Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture

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