The planning meeting discussed the business case for the engagement of private sector in the scaling up of climate-smart practices. It will also assess the existing level of use mobile communications, ICT, knowledge management and extension tools to disseminate agricultural information to smallholder farmers. Participants draw from partner organisations, the private sector, farmers’ organisations, banks and financial sector players, mobile and ICT operators, and national and regional government institutions. The meeting will lead to detailed implementation strategies for scaling-up each of the solutions in the region.
- Read the blog posts written by the social reporters at the event
- Read ‘Climate Solutions that Work for Farmers‘
- Read the article ‘Drought study reveals dire results for farmers’, in the Southern African Federation of Agricultural Unions (SACAU) newsletter
Source: PAEPARD FEED