The Farmers Guardian has written an article about how small-scale farmers can contribute to the fight against a future food crisis.
Farming First’s Dr. Lindiwe Majele Sibanda spoke the growing importance which agriculture is seen to have in global policymaking recently:
The signs are encouraging but we need to make sure the money is invested in long term sustainable projects based on our framework principles.
The article discusses recent funding increases from the World Bank and the US administration under President Obama. These measures are aimed to secure a food supply, build infrastructure, and avert the civil strife which emerged during the 20o7 food price increases.