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Bringing agriculture to market: learning from Madina

What are the critical challenges we must address to feed the world? How can we overcome them? There are some of the questions that Gordon Conway, Director of Agriculture for Impact, answers in his forthcoming book ‘One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World?’, … Continue reading

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Transforming Africa: perspectives from West Africa

On 13th July, Dr K.Y. Amoako, Founder and President of the African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) opened the final of three regional workshops, organised co-hosted by the Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN), the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), and Agriculture for Impact (A4I) … Continue reading

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G8 2012: Progress on Food Security and Nutrition?

The G8 pledged to lift 50 million people out of poverty over the next decade at their annual summit at Camp David on 18-19 May. The Camp David Declaration contains four paragraphs on food security and nutrition, the centre-piece of which is the … Continue reading

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Ghana’s good news has roots in agriculture

Ghana is the only country in sub-Saharan Africa likely to meet both the Millennium Development Goals of halving the proportion of people in poverty, and the proportion of people who are hungry, by 2015. Ghana’s development success was showcased in … Continue reading

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