Regional Trade Key to Food Security
Governments should reduce the barriers that prevent farmers from trading across the continent, the World Bank says.
Inter Press Service, 25 October 2012
The World Bank is urging African countries to strengthen regional food trade, suggesting that food security could be greatly enhanced simply by allowing farmers to trade more ... read more »
A fresh produce market in Mbare, Harare.
The Observer, 25 October 2012
A new World Bank report says that Africa's farmers can potentially grow enough food to feed the continent and avert future food crises if countries remove cross-border restrictions ... read more »
Daily Trust, 26 October 2012
African government can generate about $20 million annually and avoid food shortage if they restrict trade barriers within the region, the World Bank has said. read more »
As Africa's population continues its rapid growth, finding sustainable sources of food will becoming increasingly difficult but the continent's coastline may hold some answers. Read more »