The 5th AAAE conference under the theme “Transforming smallholder agriculture in Africa: The role of policy and governance” has been held 23-26 September 2016 at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa.
Several panels on different topics have been held in the four day conference in addition to contributed paper presentations and poster sessions that brought together agricultural economists from academia, industry, government, non-governmental organizations, and farming communities.
The association currently has over 800 members in 54 countries in Africa and the diaspora. The association publishes a scientific journal, “African Journal of agricultural resources economics”. Its secretariat is located in the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Science, University of Nairobi.