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Why are Africa’s farmers struggling?

Why are Africa’s farmers struggling?

Rising food and fertiliser prices have sparked debate among analysts about the dependency of the African continent on food and agricultural imports and its sensitivity to external geopolitical shocks. What can be done...

Africa’s farmers must adapt to survive

Africa’s farmers must adapt to survive

Rising food and fertiliser prices have sparked debate among analysts about the dependency of the African continent on food and agricultural imports, and its sensitivity to external geopolitical shocks. Are mechanisms...

Weighing the cost of going green

Weighing the cost of going green

What started as a single COVID-19 case has caused a contraction of about 2% in GDP in sub-Saharan Africa. As of 2020, the African Development Bank (AfDB) estimated that Africa would need at least $500 billion to...