Africa Urged to Dismantle Trade Barriers


A new World Bank report says that farmers can potentially grow enough food to feed the continent and avert future food crises if countries remove cross-border restrictions on the food trade.

Transporting goods (file photo).

  • Africa:  Farmers Can Feed Africa - World Bank

    East African Business Week, 29 October 2012

    A 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 on ... read more »

  • Africa:  With Regional Trade, Africa Can Achieve Food Sufficiency - World Bank

    Vanguard, 29 October 2012

    A 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 on ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  World Bank - African Farmers Can End Food Insecurity

    This Day, 29 October 2012

    A new World Bank report has stated that Africa's farmers can potentially grow enough food to feed the continent and avert future food crises, if countries remove cross-border ... read more »

  • Rwanda:  WB Warns of Increasing Food Demand

    The New Times, 29 October 2012

    The World Bank has warned that food demand in African countries will continue to rise due to growing rural urban migration across that continent. read more »

  • Africa:  Africa Can Earn Sh1.7 Trillion Annually From Food Sales, Says World Bank

    The Star, 27 October 2012

    Africa has the potential to generate an extra US$20 billion(about Sh1.7 trillion) in yearly earnings from food trade if proper infrastructure is put according to a new World Bank ... read more »

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