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Thursday, September 22, 2011

Major drivers for rural transformation in Africa

14 September 2011. The last CTA Brussels Development Briefing focused on the “Major drivers for rural transformation in Africa”.

The Briefing discussed the main challenges involved in rural transformation processes by sharing different perspectives on rural transformation processes across continents. It also focused on rural employment and rural labour markets needed to create growth and economic development.Among the speakers were the CEO of NEPAD, Dr. Ibrahim Assane MayakiProf. Peter Hazell from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London, Paul Dorosh from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Paul Barera from the Rwanda Telecentre Network (RTN). The conference documentation is available here.

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