SALZBURG DAY 2: DATA AND LEARNING DIVIDE

By JULIA DAY, STEPS Centre member See photos from Salzburg Why didn’t we know about the current food crisis until the urban poor of Africa took to the streets in protest? This question exposes one of the main topics of today’s discussions: the need for better data, increased use of data and the importance of…

SALZBURG DAY 2: RAINBOW REVOLUTIONS AND SILVER BULLETS

By JULIA DAY, STEPS Centre member See photos from Salzburg The conference may be titled Toward a Green Revolution in Africa, but the colour of the revolution began to change hue on the second day in Salzburg. A strong message was emerging in both roundtable discussions and plenary sessions – that moving in one direction,…