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Why agriculture needs to be on COP21 agenda

Dr Manyewu Mutamba, an economic policy analyst at the Southern African Confederation, wrote that he believes that not enough is being done to help agriculture.

Mutamba feels that the food producers of the world could actually be sidelined at the COP 21 talks.

Stephen Grootes on Tuesday spoke to Mutamba about why he thinks agriculture should form part of the agenda at COP 21.

When we looked at the draft agreement, we realised that Agriculture is being ignored in current negotiations. It’s important that the discussions on climate change not be concluded without agriculture being on the agenda.

Dr Manyewu Mutamba, Economic Policy Analyst at Southern African Confederation

Listen to the conversation below:


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