Michael Hailu

Directeur du CTA

Au CTA depuis mai 2010

Michael Hailu

Biographie

Michael Hailu has more than 30 years of experience in agricultural research, communications and development in Africa and Asia. Prior to joining CTA, he held senior leadership positions at the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) in Nairobi, Kenya and at the Center for International Forestry Research in Indonesia. He has implemented major strategic realignment of the CTA refocusing the Centre’s work on promoting innovations and capacities to advance youth and women entrepreneurship, digitalisation and climate resilience in agriculture. He has degrees from the universities of Pittsburgh, USA and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and has been trained in strategic leadership at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, USA.

Articles

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On dit que l’avenir appartient à la jeunesse. En Afrique, il ne fait aucun doute que l’avenir du secteur agricole du continent se trouve entre les mains des jeunes. Plus de 60 % de la population africaine a moins de 25 ans ; chaque année, entre 10 et 12 millions de jeunes font leur entrée sur le marché du travail et recherchent un emploi.

Publications

  1. Rapport sur la numérisation de l'agriculture africaine, 2018-2019

    La transformation de l’agriculture reste une des priorités des plus urgentes pour l’Afrique, mais elle est difficile à accomplir. Les statistiques sont bien connues : l’Afrique doit doubler (même tripler) ses niveaux actuels de productivité agricole pour répondre à la demande et se prémunir contre l’insécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle.

Evénements

  1. déc. 7

    Launch of the One Million Farmer platform

    This launch is a follow up to Disruptive Agricultural Technology Challenge and Conference, held in April 2019, that discussed various opportunities offered by disruptive digital technologies to increase productivity, access to services and market access in the agricultural sector in Kenya. After the two days, 14 of the most promising digital technology innovators in agriculture in Kenya we…
    Type:
    Meeting
    Rôle:
    Intervenant
  2. déc. 7

    The 9th Summit of ACP Heads of State and Government


    The 9th ACP Summit of Heads of State and Government takes place from 9 to 10 December 2019 in Nairobi, Kenya. The Summit, themed “A Transformed ACP: Committed to Multilateralism”, is preceded by ministerial sessions from 6 to 8 December.

    Type:
    Conference
    Rôle:
    Intervenant
  3. déc. 7

    2019 Belt and Road Initiative forum for rural development

    The Belt and Road Initiative aims to promote collaboration among countries at different stages of development and provide learning opportunities for good practices. In this context, this forum is launched in order to explore the different paths for rural development and poverty reduction. The Forum leads discussions on various topics such as rural development, urban-rural integration…
    Type:
    Conference
    Rôle:
    Intervenant
  4. déc. 7

    AgriTech Movers Ethiopia Forum

    Digital technologies bear transformative powers in connecting, scaling and transforming the agriculture sector. The Green Innovation & Agritech Slam 2019 is an agri innovation platform that aims to identify young agri-entrepreneurs, businesses and start-ups in Ethiopia with the highest potential to tackle existing problems in agriculture using digital technologies. The AgriTech Mo…
    Type:
    Conference
    Rôle:
    Panéliste

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