The Most Pressing Issue in Rural Development – Barbara Schweiger
Barbara Schweiger considers it most pressing to think out of the box and not be predetermined by agricultural perspectives. Issues such as those related to climate should make SNRD consider more training and social aspects. The head of the agricultural policy and food security section sees the value of SNRD in spreading the knowledge over the countries — especially the transfer of practical experience and innovations.
About the Most Pressing Issue Statements
At 2017 SNRD Africa conference participants were asked what they viewed as the greatest challenge for rural development currently, what development cooperation, in general, could do about it and, more specifically, which actions SNRD should take.