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Dr Shenggen Fan

Dr Shenggen Fan

Director general of IFPRI, Shenggen Fan, believes that the MDG of halving global hunger by 2015 can be achieved, but only by changing from the current 'business as usual' approach to agricultural assistance and development.

Date published: November 2010

Louis Amede

Louis Amede

Louis Amede, general coordinator of the Journalists of Central and West Africa for Agriculture, reflects on the role of the media in helping to restore agriculture to the top of the development agenda.

Date published: September 2010

Hans Binswanger-Mkhize

Hans Binswanger-Mkhize

Hans Binswanger-Mkhize, co-author of a World Bank study, discusses the potential for agricultural development on 400 million hectares of arable land in the Guinea Savannahs of West and southern Africa.

Date published: July 2010

Jean d'Amour Manirere

Jean d'Amour Manirere

Jean d'Amour Manirere, the HarvestPlus Country Manager for the iron bean dissemination programme in Rwanda, explains how biofortified beans promise to be a cost-effective strategy for reducing micronutrient deficiencies.

Date published: April 2010

Camilla Toulmin

Camilla Toulmin

Camilla Toulmin, director of IIED, shares her views on the importance of food production and calls for sustained funding and support for agriculture in poorer countries.

Date published: March 2010

Ajay Vashee

Ajay Vashee

After the conclusion of the Copenhagen Summit on Climate Change, Ajay Vashee reflects on the outcomes and highlights the importance of staying actively engaged in the process for achieving an international framework.

Date published: January 2010

John Kamanga

John Kamanga

In the midst of Kenya's worst drought for 20 years, John Kamanga, coordinator of a land owners' association based in the South Rift valley, reflects on how livestock rearing can be sustained, both in the short and long term.

Date published: November 2009

Aleki Sisifa

Aleki Sisifa

Director of the Land Resources Division at the Secretariat of the Pacific Community Alex Sisifa shares his thoughts on the challenges that land rights and climate change are posing for the Pacific Islands.

Date published: September 2009

Lindiwe Sibanda of FANRPAN and the Farming First initiative

Lindiwe Sibanda of FANRPAN and the Farming First initiative

Lindiwe Sibanda of the Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN) calls for action to transform agricultural policy in Africa to allow Africa's farmers to sustain themselves.

Date published: July 2009

Monty Jones - executive director of FARA

Monty Jones - executive director of FARA

Monty Jones of the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa gives his viewpoint on the ongoing changes occurring in the international agricultural research system of the CGIAR and why he feels they are necessary.

Date published: May 2009

 

 

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