Agricultural Seminar  – 15 September 2015

Are long-term or short-term inputs to agricultural development in East Africa the best solution?

15 September 2015at DFID Headquarters, Whitehall, London.

Exploration of the different approaches to agricultural development in East Africa by drawing on Hilary Sunman’s book ‘A Very Different Land: Memories of Empire from the Farmlands of Kenya’. Click Here to download the background papers. 

Speakers: Hilary Sunman introduced the main themes of her book and Professor Peter Hennessy reflected on the relevance of the colonial period to current aid policy and development. The presentation included information on current thinking on approaches to rural livelihoods and agricultural development.

The event was Chaired by Andrew Bennett, a former Chief Natural Resources Adviser at DfID.

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