New innovations can help bring about a second green revolution, says executive director of Brazil's national fertilizer association.
When Chibuike Emmauel saw unused land at a local cable TV station by the water – he also saw a business opportunity. Now he runs a successful fish farm, and hopes to inspire other Nigerian youth to take on the challenge of feeding the world. Agriculture is one of the major ways Africa can achieve economic emancipation. Yet the image of agriculture as being tedious and unrewarding continually puts off a lot of young people from embracing the sector. When I set up my farm, I felt the onus was on me to engage, practice what I preached; to show that young people who make agriculture a business can be financially rewarded while fighting hunger and unemployment on the continent. …
As climate negotiations continue at COP23 in Bonn, Farming First takes a look at 10 stories of climate-smart agriculture in action in this latest supporter spotlight.
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We take a trip to Asia to learn about the innovative projects Farming First supporters are working on all over the continent to improve food security and farmers’ lives.