Food Prices Worry People in Senegal

United Nations
Publication Date:
11 December 2012
Senegal, Food and Agriculture, International Organizations and Africa

Whenever global food prices rise, developing countries that import food, like Senegal, are hit the hardest. Two years ago, the European Union and International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), set up a program to train farmers to grow more and better seeds. Not only has seed production increased, there has also been a significant change in the role these farmers play in enhancing the country's food security.