Economic Transformation in Ghana

Closing speech by Shenggen Fan at the IFPRI-University of Ghana conference, "Understanding Economic Transformation in Sub‐Saharan Africa", held May 10-12 in Accra. After years of stagnation, many countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) have recently undergone important development and transformation in terms of economic growth, sectoral, and spatial trends. Moving forward, strong policy support alongside well-targeted >> Read more

Global Food Security Challenges and Opportunities

During the 2011 University of Nebraska-Lincoln Research Fair, Dr. Shenggen Fan delivered the plenary address “Global food security challenges and opportunities” at the Food, Water and Energy Resources Policy Symposium on April 13, 2011. Global Food Security Challenges and Opportunities View more presentations from Shenggen Fan

Welcome Remarks at the 2020 International Conference on Leveraging Agriculture for Improving Nutrition and Health

Dr. Shenggen Fan gave welcome remarks to kickoff the 2020 International Conference on Leveraging Agriculture for Improving Nutrition and Health held on February 10-12, 2011, in New Delhi, India. The conference was inaugurated by the Indian Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh. More than 1,000 participants attended, representing a wide range of actors including governments, NGOs, >> Read more

Address to Bangladesh Food Security Investment Forum

Bangladesh has undergone remarkable economic transformation and development during the past 50 years through the implementation of a range of reforms, technological innovations, and strategic policies.