Windhoek High-Level Ministerial Declaration on African Agriculture in the 21st Century: Meeting the Challenges, Making a Sustainable Green Revolution, 9-10 February 2009

Sectors : Agricultural and biotechnology, Agricultural investment and production, Agriculture trade, Infrastructure General
Organisation : UN
Date made: 
2009
Level: 
Ministerial
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Commitments in: Agriculture - Agricultural investment and production

“...5. We further recognize the need for an active engagement of the state in supporting agriculture, especially small scale agriculture. The escalation and volatility in prices facing farmers has highlighted the need for effective institutions to ensure greater price stability. We also emphasize the critical importance of governments in providing rural infrastructure, in supporting agricultural research and development, and in creating an enabling policy environment that provides incentives to innovation and risk taking by farmers.”
Scope: 
Africa