Training On Agricultural Trade Policy Analysis By RIS Under PRCI
Trade policy analysis training and dissemination of results of research from India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka
The Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS), the South Asia lead center under the Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy, Research, Capacity, and Influence (PRCI), organized a capacity-building programme on “National Training on Agricultural Trade Policy Analysis” in collaboration with PRCI and International Food Research Policy Institute (IFPRI). It was held on 29-30 September 2022 in Chandigarh, India.
The two-day training program focused on contemporary challenges faced by the global and regional agricultural trade sector in the context of bilateral, regional, and multilateral trade relationships and issues. Training sessions included disseminating results from the recent trade flow analysis research conducted in India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. Speakers were from research institutions, multilateral organizations, and academia. The program generated awareness among participants relating to the global debate on various agricultural issues.
The training had 20 participants which included M. Phil./PhD students and policy analysts from India.
Suresh Babu (IFPRI) gave a presentation 'Trade Flow Analysis in India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka: Research Highlights and Lessons'. The presentation provided an overview of PRCI and discussed key findings and lessons from trade analysis research in India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka under PRCI.