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April 2016 Issue
The latest news, views and content direct to your inbox from the global sustainable agricultural coalition Farming First
From meeting farmers in Livingstone to talking science & Sustainable Development Goals in Brussels, Farming First has an action-packed few months ahead - find out about our latest activities and browse our brand new blog and media content out now!
 

 

Farming First at WFO General Assembly in Zambia
Heading to the World Farmers' Organisation's General Assembly in Zambia in May? Want to stay up to date with the discussions? Farming First is going to be on the ground, reporting for our social media channels and producing a daily digest of events. Confirmed speakers include Graziano Da Silva, Director General of FAO and Kanayo Nwanze, President of IFAD. Click below to read the full progam.
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Save the Date! Farming First and CGIAR at EU Development Days
On 15th June, Farming First and CGIAR will be teaming up to put on a side event at the EU Development Days in Brussels. Our session, "Meeting the Sustainable Development Goals with Science" will tell stories from the field on how technology and innovations in agriculture will affect global change through photo essays and live debate. Stay tuned to our blog for more.
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Read some of the latest expert views from Farming First supporters.
Livestock is a Key to Human Development

by James Mwololo
Head of Agriculture,
Farm Africa
 
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Helping Small Farmer Families Through Extension

by Kristin Davis, Executive Secretary, Global Forum for Rural Advisory Services
 
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The Tech Bridging the Farmer Finance Gap

by Ivan Mbowa, Co-Founder, Umati Capital

 
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img New Supporters
Farming First is delighted to welcome its newest supporters - click the logos to find out more about each organisation.

 

 

 

 

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March 2016
Chicago Council
Changing Farmers' Lives with Science
CGIAR CEO Frank Rijsberman writes for the Global Food For Thought blog about the technologies highlighted in Farming First's "Celebrating Science & Innovation in Agriculture" case study collection.
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March 2016
Devex
How Science is Moving Farmers from Poverty to Prosperity
From improved fish feed to satellite mapping, Farming First Co-Chair Yvonne Harz-Pitre blogs for Devex on the many ways science is moving farmers from poverty to prosperity.
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March 2016
SciDev.Net
A Simple Solution to the Old Problem of Floods
Paul Pavelic, a hydrogeologist from the International Water Management Institute talks to SciDev.Net about the new ways to protect flood-prone areas, as featured in Farming First's Science & Innovation project.
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March 2016
SciDev.Net
World Vision Features in Monthly SciDev Podcast
SciDev.net interviews Farming First supporter World Vision's Natural Resource Advisor Tony Rinaudo about the impacts that Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration is having across the developing world.
 
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