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June 2016 Issue
The latest news, views and content direct to your inbox from the global sustainable agricultural coalition Farming First
We've been busy in Brussels and Rome this month, launching a brand new creative project demonstrating "Climate-Smart Agriculture in Action", and hosting a debate on how science and innovation can unlock agriculture's potential to meet Agenda 2030.
 

 

Watch Our NEW Animated Video on "Climate-Smart Agriculture in Action"
What is climate-smart agriculture? Farming First has teamed up with the Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture (GACSA) to produce a video answering that very question. Click the image to watch now!
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Explore 28 Climate-Smart Case Studies
As part of our "Climate-Smart Agriculture in Action" project, we also asked: how is CSA already working for farmers around the world? Farming First supporters and GACSA members answered, with 28 examples from Cambodia to Costa Rica, of ways farmers are benefiting from climate-smart agriculture practices. The collection of case studies and animated video were both officially launched at the GACSA Annual Forum in Rome this month. Click below to find out more.
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Expert Panel Reinforces Role of Science & Innovation in Agriculture
At our EU Development Days side event, "Meeting the Sustainable Development Goals with Science", we were joined by experts from CGIAR, Self Help Africa, World Cocoa Foundation and World Farmers' Organisation. Each told stories from the field that emphasised the power science and innovation has to unlock agriculture's potential to meet Agenda 2030. For a full digest of the event, click below.
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Read some of the latest expert views from Farming First supporters and partners.
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Three Big Opportunities for Unlocking Smallholder Finance

by Matt Shakhovskoy, Initiative for Smallholder Finance
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How to Transform Food Systems for an Urbanizing World

by Alesha Black, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs
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Private Sector Drivers for Sustainable Growth in Agriculture

by Sheryl Cowan,
CNFA
 
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