Moderator Linidiwe Sibanda expressed her frustration on agriculture not being considered vital enough for a work program at multiple times at the Agriculture, Landscapes and Livelihoods Day 5. The ALL5 Day was recently held in Qatar, in parallel with the climate conference COP18, gathering hundreds of participants, both online and on site.
She declared passionately that the mantra “No agriculture, No deal!” is still very much on. “Are we waiting for COP100? We need progress on issues that matter to people, ” she told the high-level panel members on the stage.
Read the rest of the story on the Farming First blog: Voice of Agriculture at ALL5 Day: “UNFCCC negotiators, do you hear us? No agriculture, No deal!”