Opinion

Should we pay to use global genetic diversity?

Jean-Louis Pham

Researcher, ARCAD Resource Center

Let’s support conservation programmes

Paul Neate

Senior Programme Coordinator, Communication, CTA

More complex than it seems

Christine Frison

Researcher, University of Antwerp

A question of value

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Microfinance for farmers: too early to write-off?

Lamon Rutten

CEO of Indonesia’s commodity exchange

Microfinance for farmers: too early to write-off?

Pushkar Maitra

Professor of Economics at Monash University, Australia

Agricultural microfinance: an alternative trail

Mike Warmington

Director – Microfinance Partnerships One Acre Fund, Bungoma, Kenya

Smallholder finance: banking on impact?

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Microfinance, a good idea?

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Low farm gate prices: are processors and retailers the only culprits?

Erinch Sahan

Private sector team leader at Oxfam GB

Fairer prices and wages through more farmer-owned enterprises

Martin Prowse

Researcher on agricultural commercialisation, value chains and climate change

Do smallholders receive a fair price through contract farming?

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Can we feed the world without GMOs?

Marc Ghislain

Biotechnologist at the International Potato Center (CIP)

GM crops: lessons from nature and two decades of cultivation

Peter Wamboga-Mugirya

Director of Communication & Partnerships at SCIFODE

We can’t feed Africa without GMOs

Christophe Noisette

Managing editor of Inf'OGM

GMO and food security: a dangerous illusion

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China-Africa: A win-win cooperation?

Thierry Pairault

Director emeritus for research at the French CNRS

China-Africa: A win-win partnership? A matter of strategy

Ian Scoones

Director of the ESRC STEPS Centre

How is China reshaping African agriculture?

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Palm oil, a driver for development or a cause of ecological disaster?

Jon McNaughton

Member of the Communications and Marketing team, Traidcraft

Moving towards environmentally and producer friendly palm oil

Pablo Pacheco

Principal Scientist at CIFOR, Bogor, Indonesia

Standards and commitments in the quest for sustainable palm oil

Eric Servat

Sustainable market development manager for Southern Europe, Rainforest Alliance Palm Oil Program

Palm oil: avoiding the worst, striving for the best?

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Is climate-smart agriculture a smoke screen or is it a real opportunity?

Peter Cooper

Research Fellow, CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS)

Looking at agricultural development through the lens of climate-smart agriculture

Manyewu Mutamba

SACAU's Economics and Policy Adviser

Perspectives on climate-smart agriculture

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Agricultural Credits: What about subsidized interest rates?

Christine Westercamp

Partner and senior consultant at HORUS Development Finance

Agricultural finance: should we rehabilitate interest rate subsidies?

Betty Wampfler

Professor of Economics of Development and researcher

Agricultural credits: what are we to think about interest rate subsidies?

Lamon Rutten

CEO of Indonesia’s commodity exchange

The fallacy of subsidizing interest rates for agriculture

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