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Can African Agriculture Sustain an Agro-Allied Industry?

A paper presented at the just concluded 11th African Economic Conference held in Abuja, Nigeria, asked the question: is African agriculture was sustainable enough to support an agro-allied industrial development strategy? The paper argues that without sustainable approaches, there are doubts that the ability of African agriculture in its present state can support a vibrant and sustainable agro-industry. Read more. More about AfDB in this BRIEFING

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A panel at the 11th African Economic Conference (AEC) discussing the topic: Accelerating agricultural productivity: technology and innovation, assets, access to finance. The Conference was held in Abuja, Nigeria, December 5-7.