The conference is organized by IFAD and Sapienza University of Rome, Tor Vergata University of Rome, Roma Tre University, in collaboration with other Italian research centers and universities.
This conference is a high-level forum intended to bring forth research of the highest academic standards, in collaboration with Italian universities, international academic associations, and international organizations involved in economic and rural development policies. This will help create a collaborative network of researchers, policymakers and other stakeholders, together with civil society representatives.
Small grants (max US$5,000.00) for the best Applied Research Papers presented on IFAD’s targets and mainstreaming themes will be launched.
The conference will create and disseminate new knowledge; encourage collaboration between researchers; facilitate job market opportunities for young researchers; draw upon lessons to design new projects and programmes; and set priorities for future research and policy agenda.
The conference is organized by IFAD and the Department of Social Sciences and Economics of Sapienza University of Rome, the Centre for Economic and International Studies (CEIS) of Tor Vergata University, and the Department of Economics of Roma Tre University, in collaboration with other Italian research centers and universities.
Keynote speakers will be: