ADS 2022- Meeting on Human Capital Development, Climate, Energy and Food Systems
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Video Length
02:29:03
Asset Language
Arabic
English
French
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Summary

Enhancing agriculture productivity and food systems in general requires appropriate and affordable technology and innovations supported by sound policies and functioning institutions. Use of modern irrigation systems, mechanization of farming and reduction of post-harvest losses are high priorities for the continent.

Description

Policy formulation to integrate clean energy technology in agricultural development should be a key priority for a sound food system, and resilience development in Africa. In this context, the following streams are worth considering.

- Strengthen policies and institutions

- Enhance agricultural skills, education, and R&D

- Dissemination and adoption of technologies and innovations, including indigenous knowledge

- Promote investment in cost-effective and quality agricultural inputs

- Application of post-harvest loss management technologies

- Promote natural resource management and practices appropriate for African agricultural

- Disaster risk mitigation