CAPACITY BUILDING AND INSTITUTIONAL STRENGTHENING FOR EFFECTIVE AGRICULTURAL POLICY

From May 20th to 24th, 2024, the Africa Network of Agricultural Policy Research Institutes (ANAPRI) hosted a transformative Policy Prioritization through Value Chain Analysis (PPVC) training at the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) in Ghana. This initiative, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) and co-partnered by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the Bureau for Food and Agricultural Policy (BFAP), focused on empowering researchers with advanced analytical skills.

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.

Transformative Potential of PPVC in African Agriculture: Insights from ReNAPRI’s AGRF Side Event

The Regional Network of Agricultural Policy Research Institutes (ReNAPRI) recently hosted a thought-provoking side event during the Africa Food System Forum (AGRF), titled “Policy Prioritization through Value-Chain Analysis: Public-Private Partnerships in Policymaking, Implementation, Competitiveness, and Investment.” This engaging event brought together experts from various fields to discuss a critical aspect of African agriculture: Policy Prioritization through Value-Chain Analysis (PPVC).

EQUIPPING MINDS AND HANDS FOR WORK

Training provides individuals with the necessary skills and knowledge to perform their jobs effectively. It helps organisations to stay up-to-date with the latest technologies, trends, and best practices in their fields. In addition, training helps to improve productivity and job satisfaction. When individuals are trained properly, they are more confident in their abilities and are better equipped to handle their responsibilities.