The Center Director of EfD Ethiopia, Hailemariam Tekelewold attended the African Economic Conference, where he also made a presentation on gender differences in agriculture.
The conference was held December 9-11, 2022 at Balaclava, Mauritius. This year’s theme was entitled Supporting climate-smart development in Africa. A great variety of stakeholders including policymakers, researchers, private sector actors, and youth attended the conference to discuss the challenges posed by climate change, identify opportunities and strategies for adaptation and mitigation, draw lessons from successes, identify key strategies for financing mobilization and draft an action plan to support the low-carbon and climate-resilient development of Africa.
Hailemariam Tekelwold presented a research paper entitled Understanding the Gender Differences on the Choice of Portfolio of Climate Smart Agricultural Practices in Sub-Saharan Africa.
The 2022 African Economic Conference (AEC 2022), was jointly organized by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).