Second Green Revolution taking root in Africa

Washington: A second Green Revolution is starting to take root in Africa, says Cameroon-born agriculture specialist Dr A. Namanga Ngongi. Speaking to the Symposium on Global Agriculture and Food Security in Washington on 20 May Ngongi, who is president of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), said African farmers must take a private sector and collaborative approach to their vocation, working with nongovernmental organisations, governments and banks to help solve their problems — which often involve scarcity of credit. Read more here.

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