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First, I would like to thank all those who, in diverse ways, made it possible for me to attend the FAO Regional Biotech Conference for Africa in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. At the conference, most of the presenters painted a gloomy picture of agricultural production in Africa.

2017 has been another action-packed year in the field of food security and farmer empowerment. Join Farming First in looking back on some of the most important moments throughout the year, featuring many of our supporters and partners (pay special attention to #4!).

The Africa Regional Biotech Conference for Africa was a great opportunity to network with different stakeholders in biotechnology and share ideas on how Africa can harness the enormous opportunities that the technology presents in transforming the agricultural landscape and livelihoods of farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa. 

A few weeks ago, I got an amazing opportunity to participate in the FAO Regional Biotech Conference for Africa in Ethiopia. I had always dreamt of visiting the African Union conference Centre: I can’t think of any other place on the continent where the most influential leaders gather to discuss policy, so for me it was very significant to sit in the same seats that Africa Union Heads of State gather to discuss the most important issues in Africa. 

Make this your read of the day: @FAO 's report on the State of Agricultural Commodity Markets, which focuses on… https://t.co/QxSLD8ymtP
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