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Simon Winter

“We need a much wider array of technologies”

Executive Director of the Syngenta Foundation, Simon Winter, emphasises the benefits of both public and private sector actors for agricultural growth and development, as well as the need to develop localised solutions.


Ousmane Badiane: Levelling Africa’s trade imbalance

Dr Ousmane Badiane, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Director for Africa, highlights opportunities to boost Africa’s intra-regional trade as IFPRI and CTA launch the African Agriculture Trade Monitor 2018.


Elizabeth Mpofu

General coordinator of La via Campesina

Food sovereignty is the answer to food and nutritional security

Hannah Wittman

Academic Director, Centre for Sustainable Food Systems

Food sovereignty helps to redistribute power dynamics in the food chain

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