DAY ONE: Monday, December 5th 2016

Round-Table: The way forward to transforming Africa's agriculture

Plenary Session 2 : Building a Resilient and Sustainable Agriculture in Africa [AfDB]

Concurrent Session
Session 1.1: Farm production

1.1.1 Credit constraints and farm productivity: Micro-level evidence from smallholder farmers in Ethiopia

1.1.2 Impact of Off-Farm Income Diversification on Agricultural Production and Efficiency of Smallholder Crop Farmers in Rural Nigeria

1.1.3 Drought Index Insurance versus Supplemental Irrigation Extension Services: A Randomized Controlled Trial Evidence in Northern Ghana

Session 1.2: Agricultural sustainability

1.2.1 Is African Agriculture Sustainable Enough to Support an Agro-Allied Industrial Development Strategy? Evidence from Ghana and Nigeria

1.2.2 La rentabilité dans un système de production agricole durable : approche par la conservation des eaux et des sols

1.2.3 Policy Reforms and Rural Livelihoods Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities "Empirical Evidence from the Adoption of Land Use Consolidation (LUC) Policy in Rwanda"

1.2.4 Environmental Services Provision in Rural Area in Cameroon: An Opportunity for a Sustainable Agriculture in Barombi Mbo Community.

Session 1.3: Land

1.3.1 Tenure security, smallholder investments and large-scale agriculture

1.3.2 Land Tenure and Communities’ Vulnerability to Climate Shocks: Insights from the Niger Basin of Benin

1.3.3 Gold exploitation and income disparities: the Case of Burkina

Session 1.4: Innovation

1.4.1 Effect of adoption of irrigation on rice yield in the municipality of Malanville, Benin

1.4.2 Semences améliorées et productivité agricole des exploitations familiales agricoles au Cameroun

1.4.3 Impact of Bioenergy Crop Adoption on Total Crop Incomes of Farmers in Northern Ghana: The Case of Jatropha Curcas

1.4.4 Breaking the Tradition Trap: Assessing Drivers of Modern Technology Adoption by Smallholder Farmers in Hurungwe, Zimbabwe

DAY TWO: Tuesday, December 6th 2016

Plenary session 3: Fostering Agro-Allied Industrialization through Regional Value Chains [UNECA]

Concurrent session
Session 2.1: Gender and youth Session

2.1.1 Input utilization and Agricultural labour productivity: A gender analysis

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

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

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

Session 2.2: Price effects

2.2.1 Faut-il modifier les mécanismes de fixation de prix d’achat du coton graine au producteur et d’abondement du fonds de gestion risque prix de la filière coton au Cameroun ?

2.2.2 Food price shocks and government expenditure composition: An evidence from African countries

2.2.3 Differential Effects of Food Security Policies on Subsistence Farmers and the Urban Poor

2.2.4 Spatial and Vertical Price Transmission and Asymmetric Adjustment The Case of Local and Imported Rice in Togo

Session 2.3: Food security

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

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

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

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

Session 2.4: Agriculture and industrialization

2.4.1 Efficiency of Agro-processing SMEs in Cameroon

2.4.2 Le Développement du Secteur Agricole affecte-t-il le Secteur Manufacturier ?

2.4.3 Transforming African Agriculture through Special Economic Zones: Opportunities and Challenges.

2.4.4 Accelerating Agro-Manufacturing to Feed Africa

Session 3.1: Climate change

3.1.1 Climate change perception and system of rice intensification (SRI) in Tanzania: A moment approximation approach

3.1.2 Changement Climatique et Ajustement Dynamique dans L'Agriculture : Le Cas Du Cameroun

3.1.3 Climate Change Mitigation in Ethiopia: To what extent do carbon sequestration projects put impact on smallholder farm households’ income?

Session 3.2: Climate change and environment

3.2.1 Agricultural Sector Performance and Nigeria’s Energy Subsidy Removal: A CGE Simulation.

3.2.2 Adapting agriculture to climate risk: a case study of Ceres - South Africa

3.2.3 Local Climate Variability and Crop Production in the Central Highlands of Ethiopia

3.2.4 Greenhouse gas emission reduction in agriculture: trade-off or win-win situation for small farmers in the Sudanian area of Burkina Faso?

Session 3.3: Agricultural trade

3.3.1 Intégration régionale et commerce agricole bilatéral en Afrique de l’Ouest

3.3.2 Effects of regional trade agreements on strategic agricultural trade in Africa and its implications to food security: Evidence from gravity model estimation

3.3.3 Food Safety Regulations and Export Responses of Developing Countries: Lessons from South Africa and Namibia’s Fresh and Frozen Fish Exports to European Union

Session 3.4: Agricultural value chain

3.4.1 Agrobusiness de l’anacarde en Casamance (Sénégal) : atouts, contraintes et perspectives d’industrialisation

3.4.2 Chaines de valeurs mondiale et montée en gamme des pays de la CEDEAO

3.4.3 Uganda's warehouse receipt systems: improving market performance and productivity

DAY THREE: Wednesday, December 7th 2016

Plenary session 5: Lessons on Agro-Allied Industrialization from Country Experiences [AfDB]

Presentation: H.E. Charles N. McClain

Presentation: Xiaobo Zhang

"Africa can no longer be content with simply managing poverty. For our future and the future of our children, we must eliminate it." - Akinwumi Adesina, AfDB President

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