Urban populations are growing faster in Africa than all other regions of the world. Feeding Africa’s cities, and providing access to good quality food, presents a major challenge but also a major opportunity to the continent’s 60 million farms.
The Africa Agriculture Status Report of 2019 by AGRA highlights the trends and progress, as well as challenges and constraints of private sector firms in the upstream and midstream/downstream off-farm components of the agri-food system.
A decade of intense domestic attention to farmers and food production has generated “the most successful development effort” in African history, with countries that made the biggest investments rewarded with sizeable jumps in both farm productivity and overall economic performance, according to a new report released by the Alliance for a Green R
A new report, the “2015 African Agriculture Status Report,” released at the African Green Revolution Forum, states that modernizing Africa’s agriculture sector to attract young people would help tackle youth unemployment and food insecurity.
As the second in the series of the African Agriculture Status Report, this volume seeks to provide an in-depth and comprehensive analysis of emerging issues and challenges faced by African smallholder farmers, and allow scholars and professionals to contribute practical and evidence-based solutions.