How can food security in Africa be achieved?
Published on 8-09-2016 - at 02:32' by Al Jazeera

A new major report on agricultural productivity has documented success stories in a number of African countries.

The Alliance for a Green Revolution (AGRA) says that agricultural productivity over the past 10 years has improved lives in Ghana, Rwanda, Ethiopia and Burkina Faso.

AGRA says agriculture is more effective at cutting poverty than other sectors.

The alliance of agriculture experts says countries which acted early to invest in farming are seeing significant growth.

Malnutrition and poverty levels are falling in some of the highest risk countries where people do not have enough to eat.

Farming is a main source of income for more than 60 percent of the work force in Africa.

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has grown in countries that have been investing.


Kwamamaza
Comments

YOUR OPINION ABOUT THIS ARTICLE

RULES AND REGULATIONS:
Do not post comments that are defamatory, divisive and blasphemous.
If you wish to receive a quick response to your opinion/comments, please provide your email address in the space provided.
Your comments will appear after moderation from IGIHE.com.
In case the above regulations are not observed, your comments might not appear or will be deleted. Thank you!