AGRA launched an initiative to empower African governments to shape home-grown agricultural policies that provide comprehensive support to smallholder farmers. An initial focus is in five countries (Ethiopia, Ghana, Mali, Mozambique and Tanzania). The aim is to strengthen African agricultural policy-making capacity through training agricultural policy analysts; bolstering policy think tanks; establishing data banks to support evidence-based policy development; and coordinating national policy hubs. Read more here.
Posted on February 22, 2010 by idasa