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“A diversified farming systems approach is central to what we do”

Prof. Andrew Campbell, CEO of the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), explains why long-term, multi-disciplinary projects with a strong gender component are key to his organisation’s new strategy


Agriculture scorecard: holding African states to account

Dr Godfrey Bahiigwa, Director of the African Union Commission’s Department of Rural Economy and Agriculture, explains the findings of the Africa Agriculture Transformation Scorecard (AATS) and the Inaugural Biennial Review Report on progress towards achieving the Malabo Declaration goals.


Wandile Sihlobo

Head of agribusiness research, Agricultural Business Chamber of South Africa

Africa must overcome key infrastructural and institutional challenges

Richard Kamajugo

Senior Director, Trade Environment, TradeMark East Africa

Non-tariff barriers are key to enabling trade

Amos Gyau

Lead specialist for capacity development at the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA)

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