The future of work in transformed agriculture

On September 15th, the ILO will host a roundtable of technical experts on the future of work in transformed agriculture

The ILO is hosting a half-day technical roundtable of experts to present and discuss pathways towards transforming agriculture towards a wider and more inclusive economic development. Two round table discussions will consider the dynamics unfolding and priorities for ILO research.

9.30–10.45 Session One: Economic transformation, with focus on Africa
  • Guest speaker: Thomas S. Jayne, Professor of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics at Michigan State University
11:00–11:35 Session Two: Upgrading agricultural work in global, regional and national value chains

  • Guest speaker: Stephanie Barrientos, Professor at the Global Development Institute and School of Environment, Education and Development, University of Manchester