Africa Poised For Major Expansion of Food Production

A major gathering of over 700 African scientists, farmers, ministers, policymakers, and public and private sector in Burkina Faso have concluded with a firm consensus that African-led agriculture innovations are poised to move the continent in food production. The gathering, which mainly focused on how to increase investments in African agriculture in the wake of the financial crisis and the risks posed by globalization and climate change, noted that several African nations are on track to reach the United Nations Millennium Development Goal. Read more here.

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