1. Drip Irrigation Kits in the Sahel_Christian Rouxel


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    www.farmingfirst.org Christian Rouxel, Director of the European Irrigation Association (EIA), discusses an industry initiative to deliver drip irrigation kits to farmers in Africa's Sahel region.…

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    • Sir John Beddington_A Perfect Storm: Food, Water and Energy Needs in 2030


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      www.farmingfirst.org Sir John Beddington, Chief Scientific Adviser to the UK Government, looks forward to the year 2030 to discuss the world's anticipated food, water and energy needs. He then…

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      • Measuring Agricultural Development Impacts in Africa: the Household Vulnerability Index


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        www.farmingfirst.org Tendayi Kureya, CEO of Development Data, explains the Household Vulnerability Index (HVI) and how it helps development practitioners target and track impacts of their aid programmes. The…

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        • Plant Biotechnology in Africa_Dr Wynand van der Walt


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          www.farmingfirst.org Dr. Wynand van der Walt explains what plant biotechnology is and how it is being applied in an African context. Two issues which he particularly notes are food security and…

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          • Agriculture True Contribution to the African Economy_Dr Firmino Mucavele


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            www.farmingfirst.org Dr Firmino Mucavele, Director of the Cabinet for Academic Reform and Regional Integration at Eduardo Mondlane University and former Chief Executive of the New Partnership for…

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            • Dr Larry Harrington_Water Productivity and Food Security


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              www.farmingfirst.org Dr. Larry Harrington, Research Director of the CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food, discusses a global research project underway in nine river basins in the world. Through…

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              • Dr David Kamchacha_African Input Subsidies Programmes


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                www.farmingfirst.org Dr. David Kamchacha of the Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN) discusses agricultural input subsidies programmes in several African countries…

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                • Farmer Views from Kenya_Edward Kateyia


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                  www.farmingfirst.org Edward Kateyia, from the Kenya National Federation of Agricultural Producers, describes the challenges facing the typical Kenyan farmer today, from being able to access basic…

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                  • Food Security in Africa: Interview with African Union Chairman and Malawi President Bingu wa Mutharika


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                    In this exclusive interview, Farming First's Dr. Lindiwe Majele Sibanda, CEO of the Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN), discusses the future of African…

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                    • GCARD 2010: Future Challenges for Agricultural Innovation_Professor Sir Gordon Conway


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                      www.farmingfirst.org Professor Sir Gordon Conway discusses the future challenges facing the agricultural sector. He proposes key solutions for addressing these issues systemically and at scale. This…

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