The Regional Strategic Analysis and Knowledge Support System (ReSAKSS) 2014 Annual Conference is being organized by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in partnership with the African Union Commission (AUC) and NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency. It will take place at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 8-10 October, 2014.
The conference will bring together researchers, policymakers, donors, advocacy groups, farmers’ organizations, and the private sector to review progress in supporting evidence-based policy planning and implementation under the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP). Conference delegates will also discuss findings of the 2013 Africawide Annual Trends and Outlook Report which tracks progress against key CAADP indicators and takes a comprehensive look at how agricultural trade can enhance resilience of the poor and vulnerable. Progress in advancing country Strategic Analysis and Knowledge Support Systems and mutual accountability through comprehensive agriculture joint sector reviews will also be assessed.