16th Global Development Conference

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Date: 11 Jun 2015
Time: All Day

Global Development Network

This conference aims to stimulate a discussion on the burning theme of “Agriculture for sustainable growth: challenges and opportunities for a new ‘green revolution’. The objective of the conference is to facilitate a better understanding on the nature and prospects of ‘green revolution’ globally, drawing on the insights from experiences around the world, to foster dialogue among young and experienced researchers , experts, practitioners  and various government organizations who are working towards making their respective region more sustainable in agriculture and food security.

There will be five plenary sessions and 23 parallel sessions. The Conference will also feature keynote addresses at the opening and closing ceremonies. The Conference will conclude with the awards ceremony for the annual Global Development Awards Competition. A unique feature of the Conference is robust discussion and debates through the inclusion of ‘Controversies’ on subjects like Small-Holder vs Commercial Farming, Food vs Biofuels and Climate-smart agriculture.

The Conference is being held in partnership with OCP Policy Center and the Economic Research Forum (ERF). Also supported by African Development Bank, IDRC and the World Bank, the conference would be attended by eminent Economists and Social Scientists like Prabhu Pingali (Cornell University), Shanta Devarajan (World Bank), Shenggen Fen (IFPRI), Joachim von Braun (ZEF), François Bourguignon (EUDN), Alexandros Sarris (University of Athens) amongst others.

CCGA will present the paper “Integrated simulation models for sustainable agriculture policy design” at the conference that you can find hereunder in the download-section.

A summary of the research paper can be found here: Summary of “Integrated Simulation Models for Sustainable Agriculture Policy Design”

The full research paper can be found here:  Integrated Simulation Models for Sustainable Agriculture Policy Design

For more information about the conference see the GDN Conference Wesbite.