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International conference on: "the future of perennial crops - investment and sustainability in the humid tropics"

Objective

The Conference "The Future of Perennial Crops" will focus on the factors that affect decisions to invest in perennial crops. The conference will bring together researchers from various discipline (economics,sociology,agronomy,ecology..)with people involved in the production, marketing and processing of thecommodities,those who formulate policies or provide inputs and the donors communities. We will take stock of all the changes that affected the producing sectors, the markets for the crops; we will review the perspectives offered by recent political initiatives and technical innovations and we will aim at formulating policies that would favour sustainable and profitable producers thus reducing poverty. The conference planned to be held in November 2001, in Côted'Ivoire is organised by Bnetd-Abidjan-Côte d'Ivoire, Cirad- Montpellier- France, ESI- VU-Amsterdam -The Netherlands.

Funding Scheme

ACM - Preparatory, accompanying and support measures

Coordinator

BUREAU NATIONAL D'ETUDES TECHNIQUES ET DE DEVELOPPEMENT
Address
Boulevard Hassan Ii Cocodu
04 Abidjan
Côte d’Ivoire