In an opinion piece for Inter Press Service, UN Special Envoy Agnes Kalibata highlights the need for futher support and investment for African farmers, and that agricultural transformation should be a key focus for the continent.
Specifically, Kalibata explores why smallholder farmers – a cornerstone of our food systems – are crucial to this transformation and eliminating poverty.
We need African solutions to African problems. When an African farmer has access to better technology and finance, they see improved productivity, food security and income.” -- UN Special Envoy Agnes Kalibata
Read the full opinion piece here.