These short video interviews were filmed with participants at the Political Economy of Agricultural Policy in Africa conference.
Participants interviewed include Arilson Favareto, Buba Khan, John Barrett, Lidia Cabral, Patience Mutopo, Nancy Kachingwe, Tamani Nkhono-Mvula and Ruth Oniang’o.
The conference took place from 18-20 March in Pretoria, South Africa, bringing together representatives from research, politics, donor organisations and civil society in Africa and beyond.
Watch the interviews
Buba Khan: agriculture in Africa must focus on women, youth and climate change
Arilson Favareto: Is Brazil a ‘model’ for agriculture in Africa?
Ruth Oniang’o: why do governments think short-term about food prices?
John Barrett, DFID: African agriculture needs a balance of patience and urgency
Lidia Cabral: how are the Brics changing agriculture in Africa?
Patience Mutopo: large scale land deals are affecting the whole of Africa
Tamani Nkhono-Mvula: why agricultural policy needs civil society
Nancy Kachingwe: access to water in a changing climate