1. Farming First


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    www.farmingfirst.org Addressing the common need for food, feed, fibre and fuel requires a global action plan to increase agricultural output in an environmentally sustainable, economically feasible,…

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    • Aligning Agricultural Research to Meet Food Security and Climate Challenges


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      www.farmingfirst.org Bruce Campbell, Director of the newly approved 10-year CGIAR research programme on climate change, agriculture and food security (CCAFS), discusses the challenges and opportunities…

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      • Dr. James Hansen on how Agriculture Helps Drive Economic Development


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        www.farmingfirst.org Dr. James Hansen discusses how agriculture is being rediscovered by the global policy community as a key driver for more sustainable economic development. To escape this persistent…

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        • A Donor's View on Climate Solutions through Agriculture


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          www.farmingfirst.org Sam Bickersteth, Senior Climate Change and Agriculture Advisor at DFID, discusses agriculture's link to food security, poverty alleviation and climate mitigation efforts. Interviewed…

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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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            • Developing Sustainable Agricultural Supply Chains_Peter Erik Ywema


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              www.farmingfirst.org Peter Erik Ywema is the General Manager of the Sustainable Agricultural Initiative Platform, which includes 25 food company members such as Unilever, Danone and Nestle. The SAI…

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              • Managing Farming and Forests as One System


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                www.farmingfirst.org Peter Minang, Global Coordinator of the ASB Partnership for the Tropical Forest Margins at the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), talks about the need to address farming and…

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                • The Democratic Republic of the Congo: A Potential Breadbasket?


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                  Charles Mushizi from the Centre d'Echanges pour des Reformes Juridique et Institutionelle (CERJI) discusses the current situation of the agricultural sector in the Democratic Republic of the…

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                  • The FAO's view on Investing in Smallholder Farmers with Hafez Ghanem, Assistant Director-General, FAO


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                    www.farmingfirst.tv Hafez Ghanem, Assistant Director-General, UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), talks about enabling market access for smallholder farmers. He also talks about the difficulties…

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                    • Can Farmers Lead in Tackling Climate Change?_Don McCabe


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                      www.farmingfirst.org Don McCabe, President of the Soil Conservation Council of Canada (SCCC), discusses the key role which farmers play with regard to climate change mitigation. As the managers of…

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