Agnes Kalibata, the former Rwandan Minister for Agriculture, has been tasked with leading the first-ever UN Food Systems Summit. In an interview with UN News, she outlined her vision for a transformed international system that is more resilient, fairer, and less harmful to the planet.
Speaking at COP26 in Glasgow, Dr. Agnes Kalibata warned that millions could suffer food insecurity if climate negotiations did not address links with food and agriculture.
Hear how farmers across Africa are trying to adapt to a changing climate with Special Envoy Agnes Kalibata.
Commitments to support a hub for indigenous knowledge would provide a resource to help countries identify ways to conserve agricultural biodiversity and develop sustainable food production practices.