Thandi Mgwebi is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research, Innovation & Engagement at the Tshwane University of Technology South Africa, she chats about Revamping agricultural research and development (R&D), there is a need to:
• Increase financing of agriculture research and development to support implementation of National Agriculture Investment Plans.
• Adopt participatory approaches to agricultural research and development to amplify the voices of smallholder farmers including women and youth
• Capacitate women and youth to broaden the base of researchers supporting agriculture
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