If African farmers are equipped with knowledge and technology, and supported with the right policies, the future of agriculture on the continent would be unrecognizable. A guest commentary by Lindiwe Majele Sibanda, CEO of the Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network and part of the Farming First campaign.

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  • Lindiwe Majele Sibanda

    Lindiwe Majele Sibanda is CEO of the Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network. In 2009, she led the "No-Agriculture, No-Deal" global campaign mobilizing African CSOs to push for the inclusion of agriculture in the U.N. Framework for Climate Change Convention negotiations. Sibanda is a trustee of CGIAR boards CIMMYT and ILRI and since 2008 has been involved with the Farming First campaign advocating for a holistic approach to sustainable agricultural development.