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Sunday, December 10, 2023
17:30 - 18:00

Fireside Chat – Why we must invest in farmers

About the event

Join us for a grounded fireside chat at UN COP 28 in Dubai, featuring Vijay Kumar, Executive Vice Chairman of Rythu Sadhikara Samstha, head of Andhra Pradesh Community Managed Natural Farming, and Keith Agoda from Producers’ Trust. Together, they will discuss the critical topic of “Why We Must Invest in Farmers.” The session will be moderated by Kenzie Wade from Food Tank, focusing on the essential role of investing in farmers for a sustainable food future.

Vijay Kumar and Keith Agoda – Real-world Insights: Vijay Kumar’s experience in community farming and Keith Agoda’s perspective from Producers’ Trust will provide practical insights into the importance of investing in farmers.

Kenzie Wade – Guiding the Conversation: As a moderator from Food Tank, Kenzie Wade will ensure that this discussion remains grounded and focused on the crucial theme of farmer investment.

Key Discussion Points: During this concise fireside chat, Vijay, Keith, and Kenzie will explore vital topics, including:

  1. Sustainability and Resilience: The role of farmer investment in building sustainable and resilient food systems.
  2. Empowering Smallholders: Strategies for empowering and supporting small-scale farmers.
  3. Community-Centered Approaches: The importance of involving local communities in sustainable farming practices.
  4. Global Cooperation: How international collaboration can enhance farmer investment.

Watch the event and browse the photos

Click below to watch the livestream or check back after the event to see the recording and photos.