Session 2.3: Food security

Room: Benue

Chair: Linguere Mbaye, AfDB

Paper Presenters:

  • The impact of agricultural extension and input subsidies on knowledge, input use and food security in Eastern DRC

Soazic Elise Wang Sonne, Ministry of Economics, Planning and Regional Development and University of Yaounde 2, Cameroon and UNU-MERIT, Koen Leuveld, Eleonora Nillesen, Janneke Pieters, Martha Ross, Maarten Voors
Discussant: Anthony Orji, University of Nigeria Nsukka, Nigeria

  • Feeding the African Child: Socioeconomic Variables and Child Nutritional Status in the Nigeria’s Geopolitical Zones

Emmanuel Nwosu, Anthony Orji, University of Nigeria Nsukka, Nigeria
Discussant: Olagunju Kehinde, Universita Carlo Cattaneo, Italy

  • Scaling Agricultural Innovation for Inclusive Livelihood and Productivity Outcomes in Sub-Saharan African: The case of Nigeria

Ogunniyi Adebayo, University of Ibadan, Nigeria, Olagunju Kehinde, Universita Carlo Cattaneo, Italy, Ogundipe Adeyemi, Covenant University, Nigeria, Salman K. Kabir, Francis Philips, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Discussant: Soazic Elise Wang Sonne

  • Land rental, farm investment, and efficiency in Burkina Faso

Didier Alia, Yoko Kusunose, University of Kentucky, USA, Veronique Theriault, Michigan State University, USA – paper presented by Fidele Dedehouanou, University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin
Discussant: Kacana Sipangule, Kiel Institute for the World Economy and University of Goettingen, Germany

AEC 2016 : Concurrent Session 2.3: Food security, 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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