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North farmers, IFAD lobby for agric investment

NANCY MWAPE, Lusaka
FARMERS from Northern Province teamed up with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) to lobby world leaders that attended the United Nations (UN) General Assembly in New York to invest more in agriculture to end poverty and hunger by 2030.

Sixteen farmers from Kasama have carved their case for investment into the very soil they farm, producing a giant “Field Report” with a pie chart, graphs and numbers that explains why long-term, transformative investments in smallholder agriculture are so important.

The 72nd UN General Assembly started on September 12 and ends today.
The report is part of a wider global public awareness campaign launched by IFAD to raise awareness about the importance of long-term agricultural development to reduce READ MORE

 

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