Part II: Where Would You Like to See More Agricultural Funding Directed?

Each day we are posting three of your responses to the question: Where Would You Like to See More Agricultural Funding Directed?

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1.  Dov Pasternak, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Niger says:

“There is a need for heavy investment on capacity building of farmers and extension workers and on profit generating farming and of farm activities.”

2.  Paul Sinandja, Peace Corps, Togo says:

“For me, I think it will be helpful to direct more agriculture funding to the small farmers food production and small transformation factories (trainings for farmers, supporting family production, and putting a focus on school gardens will help assure food security for all.)”

3. Pascal Pulvery, National Association of Livestock & Artificial Insemination Cooperatives (UNCEIA), France says:

“I think that the majority of funds should be used to develop the production of food for local utilization instead of developing the agricultural production for exportation.”

Click here to view PART I which contains responses from Dave Andrews (USA), Dave Johnstone (Cameroon), and Pierre Castagnoli (Italy).

What is your answer? Email me at dnierenberg@worldwatch.org or tweet your response to @WorldWatchAg.

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