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Opening remarks at the first plenary by Chair, H.E. Rhoda Peace Tumusiime, Commissioner, Rural Economy and Agriculture, Africa Union Commission
In my opinion, “agricultural productivity in Africa can be substantially increased, and there are technical solutions for that.” Abebe Haile-Gabriel, Director of the Rural Economy and Agriculture Division at the African Union Commission sets the tone for this conference. He … Continue reading
Although many countries have made significant progress in the last decade, poverty and malnutrition continue to be major problems in Sub-Saharan Africa. Agricultural production increased to 12.3 percent of gross domestic product in 2009. Yet, 72.9 percent of the population … Continue reading
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Abebe Haile-Gebriel, Director of the Rural Economy and Agriculture and the African Union Commission (AUC), discusses the most important factors for achieving food security in Africa.
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), in conjunction with the African Union Commission , United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, and the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa is organizing an international conference under the theme “Increasing Agricultural Productivity … Continue reading