The university is invited to a public lecture that has been organized as follows:
Topic: Megatrends Shaping African Agriculture: Insights and Implications for Enhancing Rural Livelihoods and Food Security in Zimbabwe.
Date: Wednesday, 15 March 2017
Venue: Lecture Theatre 1, Faculty of Agriculture
Presenter: Professor Thom S. Jayne
About the presenter
Thomas Jayne is University Foundation Professor of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics at Michigan State University. He is also Co-Director of the Alliance for African Partnership, a university-wide initiative at MSU to promote long-term partnerships with African research and capacity building organizations. Jayne is also a Distinguished Fellow of the African Association of Agricultural Economists. He has mentored dozens of young African professionals and co-directed several grants from USAID, DFID and the Gates Foundation focusing on building national agricultural policy think tanks in Africa. Over the past decade, he has received six distinguished research excellence awards from various professional and academic organizations, including the 2009 Outstanding Article Award in Agricultural Economics.
Contact person: Dr Emmanuel Mwakiwa, 303211 extension 15562, 0772414303
Attendance is free