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AAEA Annual Meeting

2017 Africa Section Annual Meeting Activities

Sunday, July 30

  • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM - Africa Section Business Meeting - Chicago Ballroom B

Monday, July 31

  • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM - Rapid agri-food system transformation in sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from processed food inventories in Ghana, Mali, Nigeria, Mozambique, and Tanzania (Joint with International) - McHenry
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM - Who Is Food (In)secure in the U.S.? Explaining Differences across Households (Joint with COSBAE) - Minnesota

Tuesday, August 1

  • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM - Does size matter? Revisiting the inverse farm size-productivity hypothesis in sub-Saharan Africa (Joint with International) - Streeterville
  • 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM - Food Prices and Price Volatility in Africa South of the Sahara (Joint with COSBAE) - Armitage
  • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM - Leveraging big data for studying resilience to weather variability, sub-national poverty and nutritional deprivation in sub-Saharan Africa (Joint with International) - Dupage
  • 4:45 PM - 6:15 PM - Agricultural Extension in SSA: An overview of new approaches (Joint with International) - Cook

2016 Africa Section Track Sessions

  • Agri-Food System and Structural Transformation in Africa
  • Frontiers of Agricultural Transformation: What has changed? (Joint with INTL)
  • Are poor soils a blessing or a curse? Estimating the relationships among soil quality, agricultural productivity, and poverty in sub-Saharan Africa (Joint with INTL)