Africa urged to ban food production for bio fuel

According to FAO’s 2010 estimate, 240 million people living in sub-Saharan Africa were chronically undernourished. The rising food prices and growth of Africa’s middle classes are having an enormous impact on the food production that also have had and are continuing to have an impact on Africa’s food security. To overcome two of Africa’s most urgent problems, food security and hunger, governments should work towards rural development policies and a collective continental policy to ban the production of food crops for bio fuel. Read more here.

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