Agriculture needs to speak with one voice

Speakers at the Agricultural Landscapes and Livelihoods Day have called upon the agricultural community to find a unifying voice, at the same time, the event made clear the diversity of interests, priorities and stakeholders that need to be represented by that voice.

With panelists coming from farming, research and policy making; some stressed a need for research into technology and sustainable intensification; while others placed emphasis on institutions to strengthen gender considerations and integration of adaptation and mitigation.

But the one thing all were in agreement on was the need to get agriculture included in the UNFCCC talks at COP18.

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