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I am passionate about African agriculture and I am happy to engage with you here and on social media

Dr. Kalibata during the #AGRF2016 opening ceremony

RT @Samooner Excited to be in Kigali for the launch of #AIMSRwanda & Africa's 1st quantum research centre! @AIMS_Next pic.twitter.com/quMX…

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The key to Africa's prosperity? Agnes Kalibata believes it is cultivating 'agropreneurs'

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Dismiss the thought that the key to Africa's financial well-being lies in oil or other standard bearers of economic prosperity. Agnes Kalibata looks to the future and sees smallholder farmers as the answer. Read More

Smallholders Front and Center : Farmers and Inclusive Economic Growth

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Across sub-Saharan Africa, roughly 70 percent of the population works in agriculture, almost all of it small-scale. It stands to reason, then, that if African smallholder farmers become prosperous, they will change the continent forever. Read More

Dr. Agnes Kalibata holds talks with José Graziano da Silva, FAO Director-General

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27 June 2016, Rome – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met with Agnes Kalibata, President of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), an alliance led by Africans with roots in farming communities across the continent. Read More