The commissioner for rural economy and agriculture of the African Union, Rhoda Peace Tumusiime, has called on the private sector to invest in agriculture to increase productivity and food security in Africa.
Join us, July 20th, 2016, 6:15pm - 7:30pm, at the UN Headquarters, New York, Conference Room C, UN Conference Building for the Side Event on "Sustainable Livestock, Sustainable Lives".
To mark World Youth Skills Day celebrated every July 15th, the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), Climate Smart Agriculture Youth Network (CSAYN) and the Climate and Agriculture Network for Africa (CANA) have organised a discussion forum from the 13th – 22 July 2016. The aim is to invite various stakeholders to dialogue on the engagement of the youth in Climate-Smart Agriculture and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This discussion is hosted on CANA: http://canafrica.com/caina_blog/csa-and-youth-engagement-in-the-sdgs/
The below presentation "‘Animal agriculture is the Cinderella of the agricultural world’, Jimmy Smith tells the UK All-Party Parliamentary Group on Agriculture and Food for Development" was done by Jimmy Smith, director general of the International Livestock Research Institute, to the UK All-Party Parliamentary Group on Agriculture and Food for Development.