Africa has a quarter of the world’s arable land but produces only a tenth of the world’s food. 265 million people are still chronically hungry, and Africa is estimated to hold 60% of the world’s remaining uncultivated farmland. In September, a UN summit discussed the upcoming five-year deadline for achieving the Millennium Development Goals. It is important for Africa to create its own dialogue about the issues the continent is addressing and the potential solutions available. Read more here.
Posted on September 30, 2010 by idasa