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Farmers Speak out in Favour of Farming First

Ajay Vashee, the President of the International Federation of Agricultural Producers, describes the ‘Farming First’ framework at a press conference in New York on 24 February 2009.

He discusses the many challenges that the world’s farmers face in the 21st century and warns the policymakers of the world that new emphasis needs to be placed on how agriculture affects sustainable development: