1. Is a Green Revolution for Africa Possible?_Professor Sir Gordon Conway


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    www.farmingfirst.org In this video, Professor Sir Gordon Conway discusses how the first Green Revolution came about. He then explains Africa's unique set of challenges -- and potential solutions…

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    • Science and Innovation in Agriculture_Professor Sir Gordon Conway


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      www.farmingfirst.org Professor Sir Gordon Conway discusses the crucial role of science and innovation in driving progress in the 21st century. In terms of agricultural research, he paints a picture…

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      • Soil Management in Africa_Dr. Abdoulaye Mando


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        www.farmingfirst.org Dr. Abdoulaye Mando, Natural Resources Manager of IFDC's North and West Africa Division, discusses his work in Togo, helping farmers develop locally-relevant soil fertility…

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        • Engaging Youth in Agricultural Development


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          www.farmingfirst.org Dr. Balasubramanian Ramani, Coordinator of the Young Professionals' Platform for Agricultural Research for Development, discusses the critical role which young people must…

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          • Marco Ferroni on Agricultural Partnerships


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            Dr. Marco Ferroni of the Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture discusses the role that agriculture can play in addressing climate change. He also highlights two programmes currently underway…

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            • Embedding Agriculture within a Climate Agreement (4 of 4)


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              Copenhagen leaders should embrace the advances being made in measuring soil’s potential in sequestering carbon by including agriculture within multilateral financial mechanisms such as the Clean Development…

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              • Building Climate Knowledge to Help Farmers (3 of 4)


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                Interview with Thomas Rosswall, Chairman of the CGIAR Challenge Programme on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS). Many of the solutions for helping farmers address climate change…

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                • Getting Agriculture Involved in Addressing Climate Change (2 of 4)


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                  In this video, agriculture research expert Thomas Rosswall discusses how farmers lie at the heart of a climate solution. Thomas Rosswall is Chairman of the CGIAR Challenge Programme on Climate Change,…

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                  • Agriculture's Role in Mitigating & Adapting to Climate Change (1 of 4)


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                    Interview with Thomas Rosswall, Chairman of the CGIAR Challenge Programme on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS). By 2050, the world’s population is expected to increase from…

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                    • Chansa Chisanga on the Comprehensive African Agriculture Development Programme


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                      www.farmingfirst.org Farming First spoke with Chansa Chisanga, Programme Manager at FANRPAN, at FANRPAN's annual regional policy dialogue in Maputo, Mozambique in September 2009. Chisanga discusses…

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