"An important sector in Africa that could be affected by the growth of Asia Drivers is the agriculture sector. This paper, provides the framework for assessing the impact of the Asian Drivers on Sub-Saharan Africa agriculture. The performance is reviewed of the agriculture sector in SSA and the challenges it faces to uplift the growth and poverty reduction potentials of African economies. Key issues are identified which is of concern to SSA agriculture arising out of the emergence of Ads. Key policy research questions, methods and approaches for investigating the impact of ADs are identified as well as suggesting the selection criteria of countries to be included as case studies."