Tuesday, 23 June 2009

Do farmers' organisations need the expertise of researchers and speak in one voice?

Interview with Ajaykumar Manubhai Vashee honorary president SACAU Southern African Confederation of Agricultural Unions & Vice president of IFAP International Federation Agricultural Producers at the Start-up workshop Support to Farmers' Organisations Programme 17-18-19 June 2009 Johannesburg.

Ajaykumar Manubhai Vashee explains how farmers' organisations, in particular SACAU, need the expertise of researchers.

Becuse of regional differences it is not easy to speak in one voice: there is a different history and the African sub-regions have different trade relations with the outside world.