SUPPORTING EVIDENCE-BASED POLICYMAKING IN GHANA’S AGRICULTURAL SECTOR THROUGH PPVC II

THROUGH PPVC II
The Africa Network of Agricultural Policy Research Institutes (ANAPRI), in collaboration with the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), the Bureau for Food and Agricultural Policy (BFAP), and Alliance for Green revolution (AGRA), recently convened the inception meeting on Policy Prioritization through Value Chain Analysis (PPVC) II in Ghana. This initiative is made possible through funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF).

HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE ReNAPRI CONFERENCE 2023

The just concluded ReNAPRI Conference, held from the 14th to the 16th of November, 2023, at the Elephant Hills Resort in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, was a resounding success, bringing together experts, policymakers, and stakeholders to deliberate on crucial issues facing the food system in Africa. The three-day event featured a diverse range of sessions, discussions, and celebrations that encapsulated the spirit of collaboration, innovation, and progress.

Research and Development are key to Resilient Food Systems in Africa

By Lulama Ndibongo Traub, Thomas Jayne & Wandile Sihlobo. This article was first published on The Conversation on August 1st 2021 What will it take to build sustainable, resilient food systems in African countries? This was among the questions considered at the 2021 United Nations Food Systems Pre-Summit in late July. The summit, the first of its kind in this century, …

ReNAPRI Joins ISSER in Congratulating Augustin Fosu on his Nomination to the Committee of Experts on Public Administration of UN Economic and Social Council

Augustin K. Fosu, Professor at ISSER has been appointed to the Committee of Experts on Public Administration at the United Nations (UN) Economic and Social Council. Professor Fosu joins other renowned experts on the 24-member committee for a four-year term beginning on 1 August 2021 and expiring on 31 July 2025, and will serve in his personal capacity. He also …

Census will help gov’t with social intervention policies – Prof Quartey

ISSER is a ReNAPRI network member based at the University of Ghana. Prof Peter Quartey is a ReNAPRI Board member. This story was first published by Barima Kwabena Yeboah |3news.com| Ghana on June 28th 2021 The Director of the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) at the University of Ghana Professor Peter Quartey has underscored the need for …