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More investment is needed in primary agriculture

I recently read the ninth edition of the ‘Food Security Monitor 2020 Report’, published by the Alliance for the Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA). It highlights the food crisis that exist in Africa and emphasises that many parts of the continent remain food-insecure.


What particularly struck me was that promising countries such as Kenya, Ethiopia and

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