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).


Imagine life as a flowing river, with progress as the current propelling us ahead. Stagnation acts like a dam, hindering our potential and blocking the path for others. Therefore, it’s crucial to keep moving forward, not only to unlock our own potential but also to pave the way for others. This concept embodies the essence of “Ubuyantanshi”, a Zambian term representing forward movement and progress.


ANAPRI (Africa Network of Agricultural Policy Research Institutes) stands as a beacon of academic excellence and technical expertise within the realm of agricultural policy research in Africa. The network was duly recognised and represented at the Agricultural Policy Research in Africa meeting held in Elsenburg, South Africa on 26th May 2023.