Research Themes

Agricultural Transformation

Rising rural population, evidence of an emergent investor farmer, and structural changes in labour markets are simultaneously shifting the landscape of agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa. The impact of these trends on the emergent pathways of adaptation brings into question the agricultural transformation process that could unfold on the continent. ReNAPRI researches, monitors …

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Climate Change

The precise impacts of climate change are still highly uncertain and are likely to vary significantly across the region, but two general predictions are that much of Africa will experience greater variability in agricultural production and possibly a decline in crop productivity. ReNAPRI and its Member Institutes provide empirical evidence to inform …

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Markets & Trade

Under the 2014 Malabo Declaration, African Leaders acknowledged the importance of regional trade, and committed to tripling intra-African trade in agricultural goods and services by 2025. To support progress towards this goal, ReNAPRI’s member institutes provide empirical analysis and policy recommendations in the areas of regional trade barriers, value-chain and market analysis …

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Domestic & Regional Agricultural Outlook

To facilitate strategic foresighting and planning within the region, ReNAPRI generates national and regional agricultural outlooks, which provide a baseline scenario and future projections for a variety of commodity markets. Analysis include horizon scanning, which identifies the emerging ‘megatrends’ currently shaping Africa’s agri-food systems, and impact assessments of domestic policy on regional markets.

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