United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (Addis Ababa)
'Africa's Agricultural Production Systems Need a Radical Change'
At a symposium held in Cote d'Ivoire, Stephen Karingi, Director of the ECA's Regional Integration and Trade Division, noted that "despite a handful of landmark political commitments, Africa is the only region in the world that has witnessed an increase in the number of food insecure people." The continent, therefore, needs "to ... undertake radical change in agricultural production systems" Read more. More about ECA in this BRIEFING.
Economic Commission for Africa, 9 December 2016
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