The 2017–2018 Annual Trends and Outlook Report: Boosting Growth to End Hunger by 2025—The Role of Social Protection takes an in-depth look at the state of social protection in Africa. Seminar speakers discussed findings and recommendations on successful implementation, filling knowledge gaps, and policy implications for the design and roll-out of social protection programs in Africa.
- Fleur Wouterse, Senior Research Fellow, Africa Regional Office; and Co-Editor of the 2017-2018 Annual Trends and Outlook Report, IFPRI
- Natalia Winder Rossi, Senior Adviser and Social Protection Team Leader, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
- Rob Vos, Director of Markets, Trade and Institutions Division, IFPRI
- Sudhanshu (Ashu) Handa, Lawrence I. Gilbert Distinguished Professor, Department of Public Policy, University of North Carolina (UNC)
The report is produced by the Regional Strategic Analysis and Knowledge Support System, a program that provides data and analyses to inform the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP). ReSaKSS is supported by United States Agency for International Development and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.