April 2017
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Farming First and supporters have been busy championing solutions for sustainable agriculture all over the world. Find out what we have been up to this month.


Making Food Security the Focus in Uncertain Times
Farming First supporters TechnoServe, DigitalGlobe and the Initiative for Smallholder Finance discussed innovations for sustainable agriculture at the Chicago Council's Global Food Security Symposium in Washington DC last month. Read our summary blog of the event.
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Join Interactive Webinar on Soil Health Guidance
Join the International Fertilizer Association webinar on April 20, 3pm CET to learn more about their new nutrient management handbook, and which soil health interventions can help farmers become more productive, resilient and sustainable.
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img New Expert Guest Blogs
Our expert blog series brings you the latest opinions from agriculture thought leaders from all over the world. 
Bringing Gender Parity to the Agricultural Inputs Sector
by Alexis Ellicott, CNFA

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Ending Hunger is Within Our Grasp
by Catherine Bertini, Chicago Council on Global Affairs
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British and African Farmers Face Similar Challenges and Opportunities
by Nicolas Mounard, Farm Africa
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Farming Beyond Borders: Farmers Share Challenges & Solutions
What might a Kenyan farmer have in common with an agriculturalist from Oklahoma, US? Two supporters tell Farming First how they face the challenges of land access, financing and the burden of cost.
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img Upcoming Events
April 22
World Earth Day
img Worldwide
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May 8-12
Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock
img Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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May 8-18
Bonn Climate Change Conference
img Bonn, Germany
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