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Agribusiness: The New Policy Space


United Arab Emirates

25 - 29 May, 2015  5 days

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This course outlines the new policy context and issues for transforming agriculture into agricultural industry. It contextualises the ongoing policy debate and the rationale, issues and framework for promoting agribusiness development in Africa. This policy framework presents a menu of policy options for supporting private industry in overcoming binding constraints on agribusiness development.

Who Should Attend?

 This course benefits senior level public sector employees looking to stimulate private agribusiness development in Africa through selected policy instruments, strategies and institutional supports.

Course Outcomes

  • Delegates will gain knowledge and skills to:

  • Explain the rationale for agribusiness development strategy and policies

  • Identify key policy issues for private agribusiness growth and inclusive development

  • Develop strategies increasing agribusiness development

  • Understand the seven pillars of agribusiness

  • Apply growth diagnostics, understanding the binding constraints of development

  • Identify pitfalls of current agribusiness/ agri-industry legislation

  • Establish feedback loops for the analysis of policy performance using best practice in commonwealth countries

  • Evolve agro-industrial policy frameworks

  • Translate strategies and polices into action

  • Define technological efforts and capabilities

Dubai, UAE May 25 - 29 May, 2015
£2,600 (for one week), £4,200 (for two weeks)
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