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Farmers and Value Chains in Times of Crisis

Thursday, April 4, 2024 15:00to17:00
New Residence Hall Ballroom, 3625 avenue du Parc, Montreal, QC, H2X 3P8, CA

A McDonald, Currie Public Lecture,

Small farmers in low-income countries are more and more integrated in global value chains and, as such, highly exposed to shocks of various nature. Among the core challenges they face are the increased weather volatility due to climate change and the volatility of both output and input prices (as driven by the pandemic or the Ukraine war, for instance).

What can we do to overcome these challenges?


  • Berber Kremer. Senior Research Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute.
  • José Leibovich Goldenberg. Chief economist, National Federation of Coffee Growers of Colombia
  • Kevin Donovan. Associate Professor of Economics, Yale School of Management
  • Rodrigo Carcamo, Chief (a.i.), Commodities Policy Implementation and Outreach Section, UNCTAD.
  • Kent Nnadozie, Secretary, FAO International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
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