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Structural Transformation of African Agriculture and Rural Spaces (STAARS) Seminar Series

Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at 8:30am to 10:45am

Mann Library, 102
Cornell University Mann Library, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA

Presented in partnership with Cornell Global Development and the Institute for African Development

Overview

The 2021 STAARS Fellows will present their research projects. Each Fellow will get 40 minutes to present followed by 15 minutes for questions. Coffee, tea, and light breakfast fare will be available during each session.

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

  • Location: 102 Mann Library
  • Registration for Zoom
  • 9:00 – 9:05: Welcome
  • 9:05 – 10:00: Laura Barasa, University of Nairobi, Kenya: Weather Shocks and Household Consumption in Tanzania: Does Crop Diversification Matter?
  • 10:00 – 10:05: Closing remarks

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

  • Location: 102 Mann Library
  • Registration for Zoom
  • 8:30 – 8:35: Welcome
  • 8:35 – 9:30: Babatope Akinyemi, Michigan State University: Impact of Home-Grown School Feeding on Household Food Security in Nigeria
  • 9:30 – 9:45: Coffee/tea break
  • 9:45 – 10:40: Tekalign Sakketa, German Development Institute: Insuring against drought, protection from conflict: Evidence from Ethiopia and Kenya
  • 10:40 – 10:45: Closing remarks

Want to learn more about the STAARS Fellows? Check out more information on the Chris Barrett website.

The Structural Transformation of African Agriculture and Rural Spaces (STAARS) project is a collaborative venture between the African Development Bank (AFDB)CGIAR Research Program on Policies Institutions and Markets (PIM)Partnership for Economic Policy (PEP)African Economic Research Consortium (AERC)World Bank, and Cornell University.

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