Mechanization and the Future of Farming - Forum discussion with Sir Gordon Conway
18 September 2018
Time: 14:00 - 15:30 (Rome time)
Join us for a discussion with Sir Gordon Conway on the important topic of mechanization in the future of farming. Sir Gordon is Professor of International Development at Imperial College London, a Senior Advisor to the Malabo Montpellier Panel, and was previously Chief Scientific Adviser to DFID.
The Forum will focus on the policies and strategies needed to drive future growth and poverty reduction for Africa. It will suggest technological, policy, and institutional innovations that will raise agricultural land and labour productivity faster than has been the case to date.
IFAD HQ, Rome
Based on the report Mechanized: Transforming Africa’s Agriculture Value Chains, the presentation will use examples from Ethiopia, Zambia, Morocco, Mali, Malawi, Rwanda, and Tanzania to identify key policy recommendations.