Fifteen Countries, One Language

Effective knowledge and information sharing is at the heart of translating research into impact. During the recent  Third Global Conference for Agricultural Research (GCARD3) I spoke with Pamella R. Thomas, a Regional Director from the Caribbean Farmers’ Network (CaFAN), about a fascinating information-sharing strategy from the Caribbean that by-passes political territorialism. The Caribbean Farmers Network (CaFAN), formed in … More Fifteen Countries, One Language

Agri-Financing Made Easy!

Financial support for farmers and agribusinesses is poorly understood, however at the Global Conference for Agricultural Research in Johannesburg recently, Calvin Miller, Group Leader of the Agribusiness Finance Group at the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), presented some  recommendations for all actors in the value chain that may just make agri-financing accessible. Worldwide, agriculture is a major source … More Agri-Financing Made Easy!