Forum for the Future of Agriculture

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Africa has vast agricultural potential, yet US$19 billion of food is imported each year and 200 million Africans – a fifth of the population – are still going hungry. Tapping into the continent’s agricultural potential offers huge opportunities for Africans. Increasing farm productivity is the key to food security, economic development and poverty alleviation. Getting more from existing cropland gives growers and their families more food to eat, boosts their incomes and buying power, and provides access to new markets.

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