From 6th to 8th July 2017, the Standing Panel on Impact Assessment (SPIA) of the ISPC and the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions and Markets (PIM) organized a major conference on assessing the impacts of agricultural research. The conference was hosted by the World Agroforestry Center (ICRAF) at its campus in Nairobi, Kenya
The objectives of the conference were to present and discuss rigorous evidence from recent studies on how and how much agricultural research has contributed to development outcomes related to CGIAR goals of reduced poverty, improved nutrition and health, and improved natural resource management.
As part of the conference, Prof Alain de Janvry, University of California, Berkeley and Ferdi, presented a communication on the technology adoption puzzle :
programme : http://ispc.cgiar.org/
Forthcoming : Formation de haut niveau sur l’adoption des nouvelles technologies agricoles