Africa has vast agricultural potential – so why are we due to import $110b worth of food annually by 2025?

IMG_8102Africa has vast agricultural potential – so why are we due to import $110b worth of food annually by 2025?

Thursday April 27, 2017 – HORN AFRICA PEACE – The African continent has the potential to feed itself and even have surplus food to export to other parts of the world. But instead, the continent imports $35 billion worth of food and agricultural products every year, and if the current predictions hold, the import bill will rise to $110 billion annually by 2025. So the question is: if the African continent has vast agricultural potential as we have been led to believe, why are we facing an astronomical food import bill? Continue reading

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