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The AGRF Podcast

Sep 28, 2022

Eric Yirenkyi Danquah, Ghanaian plant geneticist, professor and founding director of the West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement (WACCI), talks about his work, his route into the industry and establishing the West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement - now one of the largest and most impactful centres in Africa on...

Sep 22, 2022

Gerda Verburg, UN Assistant Secretary General and Coordinator of the Scaling Up Nutrition Movement (SUN Movement) discusses how we can transform Africa’s agriculture, the ‘alarm bells’ ringing for the world since Covid 19 and Russia-Ukraine, how good food systems can be the cornerstone for the implementation of...

Sep 15, 2022

On this episode we talk to Shanni Srivatava, Regional Head of East Africa at UPL Ltd, and find out all about carbon farming, what its potential is across Africa and how it can best benefit smallholder farmers across the continent.

Sep 7, 2022

Experts from The Tony Blair Institute, Grant Merrick Head of Agriculture & Food and Liz Kirk Senior Advisor on Agriculture & Food discuss the transforming of agriculture and food systems in Africa and the challenges facing Africa’s governments.

Sep 1, 2022

Today's discussion is on rice, the role it plays in tackling food security and stories from the Rice Race initiative. Our guests are Florent Clair, Head of Partnerships for Sustainability, Africa and Middle East UPL and Valentine Miheso, Senior Partnerships Officer, AGRA.