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CNBC Africa’s ‘Regional Round-up’ Programme Interviews Farming First’s Dr. Lindiwe Sibanda

cnbcafrica_dark_backgroundCNBC Africa’s ‘Regional Roundup’ programme looks at the issues, trends, and events that are shaping the investment landscape across Africa — politically, socially, and economically.

Dr. Lindiwe Sibanda discussed how the Farming First principles can be applied to boost the agricultural sector and to support the wider economy.  She highlighted the need for more secure access to inputs and to a guaranteed marketplace where agricultural surpluses can be sold.

Dr. Sibanda also spoke of the need to create more linkages between the various agriculture-related programmes and policies which currently exist, and she discussed the opportunity which Zimbabwe has to apply these to their agricultural sector.

Watch Dr. Sibanda’s interview here: