“Nearly 60 per cent of the world’s available arable land is in Africa. What is needed is a vision among African leaders that would help the continent to contribute to global food needs while fostering local prosperity. Efforts to achieve this have already been started through foreign investments in agriculture.”


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  1. Stopping in July 9, 2011 at 4:31 am - Reply

    Greetings,

    Just because there is ample agricultural land does not mean that it is not being unlwafully taken, nor does it mean that it export-driven farming in areas of chronic food insecurity will benefit local residents. Kindly see this paper: http://sites.tufts.edu/jha/archives/1241

    All the best.

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