Africa: Bullish about the agricultural future

After long period of relative neglect, African agriculture is a hot topic, with a substantial growth in production and a new interest among major donors in funding the sector. The food price spike in 2008 and the world economic crisis pose both challenges and opportunities for African farmers. Growing protectionism in Asia is one of the new challenges for African agricultural produce. A seminar that took place in London looked at the constraints and opportunities facing Africa’s farmers. Read more here.

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