Session 2.1: Gender and youth

Room: Niger

ChairAdama Ekberg Coulibaly,  Chief, Food Security,  Agriculture and Land Section, ECA

Paper Presenters:

  • Input utilization and Agricultural labour productivity: A gender analysis

Mistura Rufai, Kabir Salman, Mutiat Salawu, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Discussant: Ayodeji Alexander Ajibola Coker, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria,

  • Gender Differentials among Subsistence Farmers and Willingness to undertake Agribusiness in Africa: Evidence and Issues from Nigeria

Ayodeji Alexander Ajibola Coker, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria, Emmanuel Oladipo Akogun, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Abuja, Nigeria, Cornelius Owoniyi Adebayo, Shaba Mohammed, Mercy Nwojo, Halimat Sanusi, Hamdalat Opeyemi Jimoh, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria
Discussant: Opeyemi Eyitayo Ayinde, University of Ilorin, Nigeria

  • Economic Analysis of On-Farm Trial of Drought Tolerant Maize in Southern Guinea Savannah Agro-Ecological Zone of Nigeria: Women Perspectives

Opeyemi Eyitayo Ayinde, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
Discussant: Tekalign Gutu Sakketa, Center for Development Research, Germany

  • Relative deprivation, youth and well-being in an agricultural setting of Ethiopia- implications for inequality: Empirical evidence from subjective and objective approaches

Tekalign Gutu Sakketa, Center for Development Research, Germany

Discussant: Mistura Rufai, University of Ibadan, Nigeria

AEC 2016 : Concurrent Session 2.1: Gender and youth, 06 december 2016

“Our goal is clear: achieve food self-sufficiency for Africa in ten years, eliminate malnutrition and hunger and move Africa to the top of agricultural value chains.” – Akinwumi Adesina, AfDB President

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