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The Challenge of Agricultural Development in Africa: what lessons from China?

Department of International Development panel discussion

Date: Thursday 1 November 2012 
Time: 6.30-8pm 
Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Speaker: Professor Li Xiaoyun
Discussants: Professor Henry Bernstein, Professor Thandika Mkandawire, Professor James Putzel

Professor Li will introduce his new book followed by a panel discussion.

Li Xiaoyun is dean of the College of Humanities and Development, China Agricultural University, Beijing.

Henry Bernstein is professor of development studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies.

Thandika Mkandawire is professor of African development at LSE and the Olof Palme Professor For Peace at the Institute for Future Studies, Stockholm.

James Putzel is professor of development studies and director of the Crisis States Research Programme at LSE.

Suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users: #LSEAfrica

This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. For any queries email events@lse.ac.uk or call 020 7955 6043.


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